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MIT-WHOI Joint Program Administration & Support

The administration of the MIT-WHOI Joint Program is a cooperative effort between members of Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Director of the MIT-WHOI Joint Program
Edward A. Boyle

Joint Program Administrator
Tricia Nesti

Responsible for the day-to-day administration of the Joint Program at MIT including:

  • JP car
  • MIT parking passes
  • JP chartered bus service
  • JP Sid-Pac apartment
  • Oversight of budget including processing reimbursements to faculty and students
  • Videoconferencing services

MIT-WHOI Joint Program Office
77 Massachusetts Avenue, Building 54-820
Cambridge, MA  02139
(617) 253-7544

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI)

WHOI Vice President for Academic Programs and Dean
Margaret K. Tivey

Associate Dean
Delia Oppo

Housing Coordinator
Tatiana Resende

  • Computer loan payments (primary contact)
  • Dean’s calendar
  • Housing requests

Budget Manager
Christine S. Charette

  • Anytime Fitness gym membership
  • Ocean Ventures Fund coordination
  • Tuition and stipend logistics

Graduate Admissions and Student Affairs Officer
Leanora Fraser

  • Check-in and check-out appointments
  • Thesis defense notices and announcements
  • Provide support in coordinating student events (e.g. arranging WHOI meeting services)
  • Room reservations and video links for thesis proposals, committee meetings, thesis defenses, etc.
  • Thesis reproduction and distribution
  • Student center maintenance
  • Student verification letters
  • MIT parking passes
  • Website maintenance

Meredith Bittrich

  • Career seminars and workshops
  • Class scheduling and video links
  • Computer loan processing (backup contact)
  • Conference travel reimbursement
  • Grades
  • Health insurance
  • Registration
  • Transcripts
  • Travel reimbursement for conferences and committee member travel

WHOI Academic Programs Office
360 Woods Hole Road, MS 31
Clark 223
Woods Hole, MA  02543
(508) 289-2225