Theoretical, numerical and laboratory studies in geophysical fluid dynamics: stratified flows, nonlinear internal waves and tides, hydraulic phenomena, abyssal circulation in the presence of topography, geological fluid dynamics, bio-fluid dynamics.
- Fellow, American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Dynamics, 2001
- J. S. Johnson Chair as Education Coordinator, 2001-2006
- H. B. Bigelow Chair for Excellence in Oceanography, 2014-2017
- Faculty member of the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Summer Program
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1985
S.M., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1982
B.S.E., Duke University, 1979