Developing a hybrid, modular remotely-operated/autonomous underwater vehicle (ROV/AUV) with enhanced vision-based autonomous navigation and mapping capabilities for aquaculture, offshore energy, underwater cinematography, and marine robotics research.
Creating novel Integrated Photonics solutions in the technological domain of LiDAR for ocean and coastal monitoring, health and data communications.
Developing autonomous swarm robotic systems with underwater laser communication to help ships reduce biofouling-related emissions and ports protect marine ecosystems.
Building a removable reef system for beach erosion mitigation, aquaculture, carbon sequestration and more.
Designing a purple zombie sea urchin population management service.
Developing aquaculture technology to modernize seaweed farming and bring seaweed products into the dietary mainstream.