George Kaminsky, Ph.D., P.E.

George Kaminsky is a Coastal Engineer with the Washington State Department of Ecology with 27 years of applied research on how beaches and coastal landforms change over time, and what types of interventions are most sustainable and compatible with the surrounding environment.

George oversees the Coastal Monitoring & Analysis Program (CMAP) at Ecology, a group that conducts coastal morphology monitoring around the State using boat-based topographic lidar, multibeam sonar, and real-time kinematic global positioning systems.

He is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Washington, and holds a PhD in Marine Science from the University of Sydney, an MSc in Oceanography from the University of Washington, and a BSc in Ocean Engineering from the Florida Institute of Technology.