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Instructor Information

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Michael Triantafyllou (Spring)

Henry L. and Grace Doherty Professor in Ocean Science and Engineering; Professor of Mechanical and Ocean Engineering; Director, MIT Sea Grant

Interest Areas

  1. Biomimetic ocean robots and sensors
  2. Flow-structure interaction
  3. Dynamics and control of ocean vehicles

Automating Aquaculture

Working directly with oyster farmers, MIT students are developing a robot that can flip heavy, floating bags of oysters, helping the shellfish to grow and stay healthy.