Dr. Kite-Powell's research focuses on public and private sector management issues for marine resources and the economic activities that depend on them.
Research interests include:
- Food and energy from the oceans
- Economics of ocean science and ocean observation
- Economics of ocean observing
- Economics of nautical charting
- Risk management in marine industries
- North Atlantic Right Whale
- Vibrio parahaemolyticus in farmed oysters
- Climate change and marine resources
- Maritime transportation
- Economics of the liquefied gas (LNG and LPG) shipping market
- Ecosystem services
- Saudi Arabia
- Living shorelines
Massachusetts Institute of Technology:
B.S. in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, 1984.
M.S. in Ocean Systems Management, 1986.
M.S. in Technology and Policy, 1988.
Ph.D. in Ocean Systems Management, 1992.
Hauke Kite-Powell grew up in northern Germany and moved to Florida with his family in the 1970s, where he learned to dive and sail. He first came to Woods Hole as a summer student in 1985, and joined the Marine Policy Center at WHOI full-time in 1992. Dr. Kite-Powell has taught graduate courses at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and currently teaches undergraduate courses at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy.