- Phytoplankton ecology and photophysiology
- Bio-optical oceanography
- Modeling of marine primary production
- Physical forcing and regulation of phytoplankton biomass and production
- Fluorescence-based assays for photosynthetic properties
- Relationships between phytoplankton and water column optical properties
- Scaling from single cells to global systems
- Remote sensing of phytoplankton
- Instrument development and observing systems
CINAR Fellowship in in Quantitative Fisheries and Ecosystem Science, 2016.
Arons Award for Excellence in Teaching, Advising and Mentoring, 2015.
WHOI Senior Scientist Leadership Prize, 2013.
NASA Agency Honor Award / Group Achievement, ICESCAPE Team, 2012.
WHOI Coastal Ocean Institute / Ocean Life Institute Fellow, 2003.
ONR Young Investigator Program Award, 1997.
Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, 1996.
NASA New Investigator Program Award, 1996.
DOE Global Change Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship, 1994.
Who’s Who Among Students in AmericanUniversities and Colleges, 1994.
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Postdoctoral Scholar Award, 1993.
ONR Student Oceanography Award, 1993.
NASA Graduate Student Researchers Program Award, 1991.
NSF Graduate Fellowship, 1988.
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Summer Student Fellowship, 1986.
Sea Grant Fellowship for Undergraduate Research, 1986.
National Merit Scholar, 1983.
Former Lab Members
Emily Brownlee (2010-2017)
Kristen Hunter-Cevera (2009-2015)
Samuel Laney (2006-2009)
Linda Martin Traykovski (2003-2009)
Melissa Patrician (2006-2008)
Brittan Rabinovitch (Hlista) (2002-2007)
Michele DuRand (1995 - 2004)
Ru Morrison (1999 - 2004)
Rebecca Green (1996 - 2002)
Welkin Pope (2000 - 2001)
Summer Student Fellows & Guest Students
Craig Dawes (2017)
Matthew Ball (2016)
Sasha Kramer (2015)
Jessica Sandoval (2014)
Anna Nisi (2013)
Marco Bellacicco (2013)
Yolimar Rivera Vazquez (2012)
Emily Moberg (2010)
Emiliy Brownlee (2009)
Kacie Li (2005)
Sarah Srodulski (2004)
Elise Zipkin (2003)
Erdem Karakoylu (2000)
Danielle Harvey (1999)
Diane Poehls (1999)
Amy Apprill (1999)
Ashwini Deshpande (1997-1998)
Benjamin Halpern (1995, 1997)