News  Updates  for Dong-Ha Min


  • 2019 Fall teaching schedule: MNS 307 (Introduction to Oceanography), MNS 310 (Fundamentals of Marine Science), and MNS 320 (Marine Ecology)
  • 2018 Spring teaching is completed: MNS 308 (Humans and a Changing Ocean) and MNS 320 (Marine Ecology)
  • Ethics & Leadership Flag approved for MNS 308: Humans and a Changing Ocean class (from 2018 Spring)
  • Course-Instructor Survey (CIS) results are posted under Teaching menu.
  • Some of the students’ reflections and messages about the courses and about me are posted.
  • ‘Guidelines for Ethical Research Conduct’ proposed by the MNS191 (2006 Spring) class is now formally accepted by MSI, and the guideline is widely distributed (see guidelines).


  • Spoke with the Marine Science Club (student organization) (19Sp)
  • Faculty docent at the CNS Teaching Discovery Day event (18F)
  • Spoke with the 314 Action UT Austin Chapter (student organization) (18Sp)
  • CNS Non-tenure track faculty committee (17F-present)
  • Natural Science & Technology core curriculum assessment group (17F-present)
  • Sanger Learning Center Faculty Advisory Committee, UGS (17Sp-present)


  • Faculty mentor for Austin Richard’s BDP internship during spring 2019
  • Supervising Silvia Maldonado as a University Leadership Network (ULN) intern during 2018-19
  • Faculty mentor for Amanda Alva’s BDP internship during summer 2018
  • DMA thesis committee of B. Kim (17Sp)
  • Supervising Gabriel Chavez, a University Leadership Network (ULN) intern, in the lab during 2016-17
  • Supervising Kaleb Ashton for the EVS senior capstone research during 2016-17


  • Dr. David Cooper and Mark Lopez participated in the US GO-SHIP I6S cruise between South Africa and Antarctic (Apr-May 2019)
  • Mark Lopez joined the lab as Research Assistant (Fall 2018-Spring 2019)
  • Subramaniam (Subbu) Iyer, joined the lab (Summer 2017-Summer 2019) as Undergraduate Research Scientist Assistant
  • NSF-sponsored “Global Ocean Repeat Hydrography, Carbon, and Tracer Measurements, 2015-2020,” project in progress.
  • cruise work completed: July-September 2017 GO-SHIP P6 (Sydney, Australia – Papeete, Tahiti and to Valparaiso, Chile) on Icebreaker Nathaniel Palmer

Professional Development:

  • Attended the Changing Education Symposium (17Sp)
  • Participated in the Eyes on Teaching (peer observation and discussion) in 17Sp, 18Sp & 19Sp


Last Update: 5/21/2019
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