CARICOOS is the American Caribbean Coastal Ocean Observing System

Omar López

As an undergraduate student of the Civil Engineering Department, he supported CARICOOS in the collection of surf zone drifter’s data, waves and currents modeling, installation of ocean sensors, and provided assistance coordinating the logistics of installation and maintenance of buoys. In addition, he performed beach profiles and participated in CARICOOS sedimentation surveys and analyses. Omar completed his master’s degree in Ocean Engineering and is currently a Ph.D. candidate at the Stevens Institute of Technology. He currently works as an engineer in the company Waterfront Engineer where inspects, designs, and supervises the construction of structures in front of bodies of water.

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