CARICOOS is the American Caribbean Coastal Ocean Observing System

Omar López

As an undergraduate student of the Civil Engineering Department, he offered support to CARICOOS in the collection of surf zone drifter’s data, waves and currents modeling, installation of ocean sensors and support in the logistics of installation and maintenance of buoys. In addition, he performed beach profiles and participated in CARICOOS sedimentation surveys and analysis. Omar completed his master’s degree in Ocean Engineering, and is currently a PhD candidate at Stevens Institute of Technology. He currently works as an engineer in the company Waterfront Engineer where he works mainly in the inspection, design and supervision during the construction of structures in front of bodies of water.

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