Mel Olsen is an AIMS engineer and Lead of the new ReefWorks program which offers a suite of secure marine technology test and evaluation facilities open to industry, government, and academic innovators.

Mel presented to the Coral Restoration Consortium’s (CRC) Engineering and Innovation Working Group (EIG), a growing community of restoration practitioners aimed to help connect engineering networks and the coral restoration community in support of scalable and efficiency-building solutions for coral reef restoration. Mel can be reached at