- Stirring and mixing by mesoscale and submesoscale eddies in the western boundary currents and the Southern Ocean.
- Energy cascades, eddy energy cycle, eddy-mean flow interaction.
- Striations and their consequences.
- Marginal seas.
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- Ph.D., Feb. 2013: Massachusetts Institute of Technology(MIT)-Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) Joint Program