USA: Expert to Present on Beach Replenishment in Toms River

Expert to Present on Beach Replenishment in Toms River

A Stevens Institute of Technology professor will visit Toms River on Friday to present on beach replenishment, the township has announced.

Jon Miller, Ph.D., a professor and expert in coastal engineering at the Hoboken institution and a Coastal Processes Specialist for the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium, will speak in the Ocean County College Theater beginning at 6 p.m. Friday.

Dr. Miller has completed extensive research in the field of coastal engineering including research on rip currents with the NJ Sea Grant Consortium and was featured prominently during Super Storm Sandy on various news media outlets,” the township said in a statement.

Miller was awarded his Ph.D. in Coastal Engineering by the University of Florida in 2004 and has worked on projects along the Jersey Shore since then, according to the institute.

All members of the public are welcome to attend, though seating is limited, the township said.


Source: tomsriver, January 16, 2013; Image: usace