Dr. Mike Smit
Deputy Scientific Director

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Dr. Mike Smit

Dr. Mike Smit studies the intersection of people, information, and technology, drawing on information and computer science to explore how we use emerging technology to benefit people, organizations, and society.

He is the Deputy Scientific Director for the Ocean Frontier Institute, the principal for the Atlantic Regional Association of the Canadian Integrated Ocean Observing System, and recently was one of the leads in developing the Transforming Climate Action proposal. He is an award-winning interdisciplinary scholar and instructor.

Much of his recent work is on ensuring ocean, environment, and climate data is available, accessible, and usable.

Dr. Mike Smit