Distinguished Professor of Oceanography

  • Physical Oceanography Curricular Group in the Climate-Ocean-Atmosphere-Program (COAP)
  • Climate, Atmospheric Science and Physical Oceanography research division (CASPO)

Research Interests

  • General circulation
  • Climate change in the oceans
  • Hydrography and water masses

Degrees

  • B.A., Oberlin College, Ohio
  • Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Honors and Awards

  • Fellow, The Oceanography Society, 2010
  • Fellow, American Meteorological Society, 2008
  • Fellow, American Geophysical Union, 2006
  • Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2003
  • Huntsman Award (Bedford Institute of Oceanography), 2003
  • Rosenstiel Award (University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science), 2001
  • NSF Presidential Young Investigator, 1987
  • Mellon Foundation Fellowship (Scripps Institution of Oceanography), 1984
  • Sigma Xi, 1976
  • Phi Beta Kappa, 1976

Mentoring

  • Tamsitt, Veronica (Graduate; 2012-)
  • Billheimer, Sam (Graduate; 2010-)
  • Delman, Andrew (Graduate; 2010-)
  • Whalen, Caitlin (Graduate; 2010-)
  • Gstettenbauer, Sydney (Undergrad; 2008-2009)
  • Navarro, Bridget (Undergrad; 2008-2008)
  • Cerovecki, Ivana (Post Doc; 2007-2008)
  • Hutmacher, Sarah (Undergrad; 2007-2008)
  • Roa, Lucie (Undergrad; 2006-2006)
  • Shimizu, Yugo (Post Doc; 2005-2006)
  • Holte, James (Graduate; 2004-2010)
  • Brambilla, Elena (Graduate; 2000-2006)
  • Flatau, Maria (Post Doc; 1999-2002)
  • Robbins, Paul (Post Doc; 1999-2001)
  • Shcherbina, Andrey (Graduate; 1998-2004)
  • McCarthy, Mary Cait (Graduate; 1996-2000)
  • Zhang, Huaimin (Post Doc; 1995-1996)
  • Yun, Jae-yul (Post Doc; 1994-1995)
  • Suga, Toshio (Post Doc; 1993-1994)
  • Yuan, Xiaojun (Graduate; 1988-1994)
  • Fu, Thomas (Masters; 1987-1989)
  • Bingham, Frederick (Graduate; 1985-1990)