Atlantis Institute is modernizing itself and expanding its areas of operation with the admission of new members. Marcelo Caire, mechanical engineer with a doctorate in marine engineering by COPPE / UFRJ, Joakim Taby, mechanical engineer with a Masters in naval architecture and marine engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and Lilia Nicolli, materials engineer with a doctorate in material sciences from the University of Oslo, became Atlantis associates in early 2015 and are responsible for the new areas of Marine Technology and Oil Technology.