MTS Awards Ocean News and Technology Young Professional’s Award to Michael Lombardi

The Ocean News and Technology Young Professional’s Award recognizes a member of our next generation who has already demonstrated excellence in their profession and made significant contributions to MTS. This year, the award was presented to Michael Lombardi at the MTS annual meeting held during OCEANS ’14 in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.

Michael works in the Diving Division, Special Projects at JF White Contracting Company. He is a social entrepreneur, literary artist, technologist, ocean/environmental advocate, and explorer. Michael is proficient with all modes of diving and has participated in more than 200 field operations from the shallows to the margins of the continental shelf, accounting for more than 6,000 hours personally spent underwater.