The Marine Research and Education Center project includes research laboratories, classrooms, a lecture hall, teaching acquaria, boats and diving equipment, and housing for students, staff, and visiting researchers. The facility will serve undergraduate and graduate students through a variety of marine education and research programs provided by the Joint Institutes for Caribbean Marine Studies. 

gr_LAS_small  Lord, Aeck & Sargent
Lord, Aeck and Sargent have provided the architectural plan for the MREC facility.
project_saltarella_small  Rutgers Landscape Architect Studio
Fourteen Rutgers students provide their vision of the MREC 2011-2012 International Sustainable Laboratory Student Design Competition.
img_I2SL_small  I2SL - Student Competition
This competition will enable architecture and engineering student from around the world to provide new and innovative thinking for the creation of energy efficient and environmentally-sustainable laboratories.