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Margaret Leinen, PhD is UC San Diego Vice Chancellor for Marine Sciences, Director of Scripps Institution of Oceanography, and Dean of the School of Marine Sciences.

Dr. Leinen joined Scripps Oceanography in October 2013.  She has extensive national and international experience in ocean science, global climate and environmental issues, federal research administration, and non-profit startups. She is a researcher in paleo-oceanography and paleo-climatology.

 

Scripps Institution of Oceanography will serve as the location for a new Coast Guard Blue Technology Center of Expertise (COE).

Coast Guard Partners with Scripps Oceanography to Establish Blue Technology Center of Expertise
New Center of Expertise will provide opportunities for identification, evaluation and transition of new blue technologies

Scripps scientists and colleagues visit Del Mar Oceanographic's Wirewalker exhibit at the 2018 OiA conference.

Join Scripps at the Oceanology International Americas Conference and Exhibit
Scripps scientists participating in ocean tech conference, hosting exhibit for students to learn about opportunities in ocean science, and more

Scripps MAS student Brant Chlebowski

Around the Pier: Triton Innovation Challenge Awards Forward-Thinking Scientists
Innovative spirit in full swing at UC San Diego’s environmentally-focused business competition

  • Margaret Leinen and Walter Munk at R/V Sally Ride

    Margaret Leinen is an award-winning oceanographer and an accomplished executive with extensive national and international experience.

  • A high-level group of nationally and internationally prominent individuals who provide advice, assistance, and support to Scripps and its director.