Associate Scientist with Tenure
I am a climate scientist and numerical modeler, with a broad range of research and teaching interests in oceanic and atmospheric processes and their interactions relating to climate. The overall goal of my research is to better understand the climate processes and their variability and changes at regional to local scales and to deliver useful and usable predictions and projections to adapt to and mitigate climate change impacts. These interests are pursued using numerical model simulations of the ocean and the atmosphere, theory of the geophysical fluid dynamics, and the use of satellite and in situ data and global climate model outputs. For more information, please see the list of my current projects, publications, and CV.
Alma Carolina Castillo-Trujillo
Ph.D. University of Hawai’i at Mānoa
Alma is investigating the multi-year predictability of physical ocean conditions on the northeast US continental shelf and associated large-sale climate and coastal ocean processes, The project is funded by the NOAA CVP. Co-advised with Young-Oh Kwon and Ke Chen at WHOI. See more details here.
Christoph Rekl (to join January 2023)
Ph.D. Dalhousie University, 2020
Christoph will work on an NSF project that examines the influence of anomalous ocean conditions in the extratropical Pacific (e.g., marine heatwaves, coastal upwelling) on coastal and inland climate (wildfires, flooding, precipitation pattern). Christoph is currently a postdoc at Dalhousie and will join WHOI in January 2023.
Benjamin Barr (to join March 2023)
Ph.D. University of Washington
Ben will work on NASA and NSF projects on coupled air-sea-wave modeling and parameterizations of air-sea fluxes for the North Atlantic Ocean using the SCOAR regional coupled modeling system and NASA's NU-WRF. Ben is currently a graduate student at UW working on the parameterization of sea spray under tropical cyclones. He will join the group in March 2023.
Sam Bartusek (Princeton University, SSF 2019): Bartusek et al. 2021), See also WHOI Research News
Yuqing Liu (University of Bremen, 2018) Now at Alfred-Wegener-Institute, Germany
Manthan Shah (Northeastern University, 2018)
Samuel Coakley (Rutgers University, SSF, 2017)
David Smith (Northeastern University, 2017)
Channing Prend (Columbia University, SSF, 2016) Now at Scripps/UCSD
Siraput Jongaramrungruang (University of Cambridge, SSF, 2015) Now at Caltech
Alicia Camacho (Valpraiso University, SOARS, 2015) Now at Stony Brook University
Carlos Martinez (Texas A&M University, SOARS, 2014). Now at Columbia University