125 Nassau Hall
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-5001
William Wise, Director of the NYSG program has been Associate Director of the Stony Brook University School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS) since 1986 and since that time has also served as Director of SoMAS's Living Marine Resources Institute. In these capacities, Bill has been the principal liaison between research and educational programs and the natural resource management agencies at federal, state and municipal governmental levels. His expertise is in fisheries biology and management, and in marine ecology, education, law and policy.
No stranger to Sea Grant, Bill was Acting NYSG Director for a time as well as its Associate Director for six years. Says Bill, "I am looking forward to this temporary return to the New York Sea Grant Program and working with its excellent staff to keep the program moving forward in 'Bringing Science to the Shore."