Scientific, Engineering and Commercial Opportunities

Along with supporting research projects, field experiments and student learning, the SUSTAIN Laboratory offers valuable opportunities for scientific and commercial projects. Here are three examples.

Instrument Design

Designing effective instruments is a key component of oceanographic studies. The SUSTAIN Laboratory enables efficient testing of various sensors while maintaining control of the
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Model Development

Theory and observations are fundamental pillars of scientific research. However, there are processes for which there is no analytical solution, or that are impossible to observe at
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Wind-wave-surge loading on coastal structures

To design more resilient coastal structures requires understanding the combined effects of wind, wave and storm surge loading. SUSTAIN is the only facility 
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Location Filming

The SUSTAIN Laboratory is available for location filming, including engineering studies and product testing.  It has also served as a convenient, cost-effective facility for movie, video and television
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