Freeze Fighter: Warmer Wetsuit Increases Navy Dive Time

Two Massachusetts Institute of Technology professors helped to develop an improved neoprene wetsuit that better protects Navy divers from freezing water temperatures.
From left, graduate student Anton Cottrill, Dr. Jacopo Buongiorno and Dr. Michael Strano try out their neoprene wetsuits at a pool at MIT’s athletic center, June 15, 2018. Cottrill is holding the pressure tank used to treat the wetsuits with heavy inert gasses. Courtesy photo by Susan Young


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