Peter Traykovski

Dr. Peter Traykovski

Associate Scientist w/ Tenure
Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering

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Contact Information:
Work: 508-289-2638
ptraykovski@whoi.edu
Building: Bigelow 109A

Mailing Address:
266 Woods Hole Road, MS #12
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Woods Hole, MA 02543

Research Interests

Sediment Transport and Boundary Layer Processes, Bedforms, Fluid Mud Flows, Coastal Processes and Morpology, Acoustical Instrumentation to measure sediment transport and boundary layer processes

Education

B.S. Duke University, 1988, Mechanical Engineering
M.S. MIT/WHOI Joint Program, 1994, Applied Ocean Sciences and Engineering
Ph.D. MIT/WHOI Joint Program, 1998, Applied Ocean Sciences and Engineering

Professional Experience

Product Development Engineer, Ventline mfg., Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 1989-1991

Graduate Research Assistant, MIT/WHOI Joint Program, 1992 to June 1998

Post Doctoral Investigator, Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering Department, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, June 1998 to May 2000

Assistant Scientist, Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering Department, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, May 2000 to April 2004

Associate Scientist with tenure, Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering Department, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Sept 2008 to present

Awards

Office of Naval Research Graduate Fellow, 1992-1994

Office of Naval Research, Young Investigator Award, 2001-2004

Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) 2001

Estuarine Research Foundation Pritchard Award for the Geyer, W.R., J.D. Woodruff, P. Traykovski, Sediment Transport and Trapping in the Hudson River Paper, 2003

Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program, Project of the year, 2015