On Wednesday, May 24, 2017, Dr. Jon Miller, coastal process specialist for the New Jersey Marine Sciences Consortium/New Jersey Sea Grant Program and research associate professor at Stevens Institute of Technology, will present at the 15th annual State of the Shore report on the condition of New Jersey beaches. Speakers will also include New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) Commissioner Bob Martin.
As we kick off the peak Jersey Shore tourism season, Dr. Miller and Commissioner Martin will reveal how New Jersey’s shorelines fared over the past winter and share their forecast on conditions for our state’s beaches during the 2017 summer season.
State of the Shore is sponsored by the New Jersey Marine Sciences Consortium/New Jersey Sea Grant. The event will take place at McLoone's Pier House in Long Branch, New Jersey. Attendees are asked to arrive between 10:30 and 11:00 am.
About Stevens Institute of Technology
Stevens Institute of Technology, The Innovation University®, is a premier, private research university situated in Hoboken, N.J. overlooking the Manhattan skyline. Founded in 1870, technological innovation has been the hallmark and legacy of Stevens’ education and research programs for 147 years. Within the university’s three schools and one college, 6,600 undergraduate and graduate students collaborate with more than 290 full-time faculty members in an interdisciplinary, student-centric, entrepreneurial environment to advance the frontiers of science and leverage technology to confront global challenges. Stevens is home to three national research centers of excellence, as well as joint research programs focused on critical industries such as healthcare, energy, finance, defense, maritime security, STEM education and coastal sustainability. The university is consistently ranked among the nation’s elite for return on investment for students, career services programs and mid-career salaries of alumni. Stevens is in the midst of a 10-year strategic plan, The Future. Ours to Create., designed to further extend the Stevens legacy to create a forward-looking and far-reaching institution with global impact.