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School of Ocean Science and Engineering

Seminar Series

Our seminar series strive to connect students and the community with experts who are shaping the future of Ocean Science and Engineering.

Coastal Sciences Seminar  Schedule

The COA Seminar Committee is pleased to announce the schedule for the Spring 2022 Coastal Sciences seminar series. All seminars will start at 9:30 am. Unless specified otherwise, seminars will be held in-person at GCRL.
The seminar schedule is as follows:



  • Friday, March 11 (online seminar via Zoom)
    Beth Middleton, USGS
  • Friday, March 25
    Scott Hemmerling, The Water Institute of the Gulf


  • Friday, April 8
    Mike Lowe, USGS

Marine Science Seminar Schedule

The Marine Science program, based at our Stennis Space Center location, hosts a semi-weekly seminar during the Fall and Spring academic semesters. These seminars are open to the public.

When: (most) Fridays at 11am

Where: Hybrid-In-Person; Bldg 1022, Rm 101, Stennis Space Center


  • Friday, January 20
    DMS Student Talks | Hafeez Oladejo and Hameed Ajibade
    Wave Modeling during Hurricane Ida in the Gulf of Mexico & The Influence of River and Bonnet Carre Discharge on the Exchange Mechanism in Cat Island Channel
  • Friday, January 27
    Hamed Moftakhari | University of Alabama
    Challenges and Opportunities for Compound Coastal Hazard Modeling in a Changing Climate


  • Friday, Feburary 3
    Cassandra Glaspie | Louisiana State University
    Preparing for an unprecedented, ecosystem-scale experiment: sediment diversions and potential impacts to lower trophic levels       
  • Friday, February 17
    Brian Dzwonkowski | Dauphin Island Sea Lab
    Cascading Weather Events Amplify the Coastal Thermal Conditions Prior to the Shelf Transit of Hurricane Sally (2020)


  • Friday, March 24
    Douglas Hamilton | North Carolina State University
    Atmospheric modeling, aerosols and climate (Title TBD)
  • Friday, March 31
    Bismarck Jigena Antelo | University of Cadiz
    Recent Experiences and Monitoring of the Variation in Water Level of Titicaca Lake and on the Peruvian Coast


  • Friday, April 21
    Juliana D'Andrilli I LUMCON
    Insights into the Future of Cryosphere and Marine Ecosystems from Organic Matter Chemistry in a Changing Arctic


  • Friday, May 5
    Maria Wallace I USM Center for STEM Education
    Professional Development Opportunities in STEM (Title TBD)

See the listing of our past seminar speakers here.

Recorded versions of many of our seminars are also available at our YouTube channel (copy and paste into browser: )