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Nominations being accepted for undergraduate marine research award

MIT Sea Grant College Program seeks candidates for 2010 Dean A. Horn Award
Cape Cod Bay
Cape Cod Bay
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The MIT Sea Grant College Program is now accepting nominations for the 2010 Dean A. Horn Award for Undergraduate Study in Marine Research, an award that honors Horn's ideals: service, creativity, pursuit of excellence and tireless application to research. The deadline for nominations is May 21.

How to apply

Nomination of candidates is by letter from the student's faculty supervisor and must be accompanied by the student’s research report. Students are encouraged to ask their faculty supervisor for a nomination, and faculty members may submit one or more nominations each year.

Final selection will be made by Sea Grant Director and professor Chryssostomos Chryssostomidis in consultation with members the Sea Grant Faculty Advisory Committee.

Last year’s award went to Corinna Hui of Mechanical Engineering, for her work on her senior thesis, "Laser Range Finder Mapping of Floating Vehicle."

For a complete list of past winners and for more information about the Dean Horn award, visit

For further information please contact Kathy de Zengotita, MIT Bldg. E38-300, x3-7042,

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