DOCTORAL AND MASTERS COMMITTEES
Currently advisor to:

  • Mr. Osinachi Ajoku, Climate Sciences, SIO (2014-present)
  • Mr. Dillon Amaya, Climate Sciences, SIO (2014-present)
  • Mr. Jonathan Eliashiv, Climate Sciences, SIO (2015-present)
  • Ms. Tashiana Osborne, Climate Sciences, SIO (2015-present)
  • Ms. Meredith Fish, Climate Sciences, SIO (2015-present)
  • Ms. Daniela Faggiani Dias, Climate Sciences, SIO (2015-present)
  • Ms. Nathali Cordero Quiros, Climate Sciences, SIO (2015-present)
  • Mr. Momme Hell, Phyiscal Oceanography, SIO (2016-present)

  • Formerly advisor to:

  • Dr. Emanuele Di Lorenzo, Climate Sciences, SIO (Ph.D. 2003): Full Professor, Georgia Tech
  • Dr. Hyodae Seo, Climate Sciences, SIO (Ph.D. 2007): Associate Scientist, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
  • Dr. Hey-Jin Kim, Climate Sciences, SIO (Ph.D. 2008): Programmer/Analyst, SIO
  • Dr. Hajoon Song, Climate Sciences, SIO (Ph.D. 2011): Research Scientist, MIT
  • Dr. Aneesh Subramanian, Climate Sciences, SIO (Ph.D. 2012): Postdoctoral Scholar, Oxford University
  • Dr. Dian Putrasahan, Climate Sciences, SIO (Ph.D. 2012): Postdoctoral Scientist, Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, Hamburg
  • Dr. Linghan Li, Physical Oceanography, SIO (Ph.D. 2013): Research Associate, University of Washington
  • Dr. Lauren Freeman, Climate Sciences, SIO (Ph.D. 2013): NRC Postdoctoral Fellow, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC
  • Dr. Nicholas Cavanaugh, Climate Sciences, SIO (Ph.D. 2014): Weather Data Scientist, Cumulus, New York, NY
  • Dr. Michael DeFlorio, Climate Sciences, SIO (Ph.D. 2015): Postdoctoral Researcher, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory/California Institute of Technology

  • Mr. Gino Passalaqua, Climate Sciences, SIO (M.S. 2009): Graduate Student Researcher, CICESE, Ensenada, Mexico
  • Mr. Ankur Gupta, Physical Oceanography, SIO (M.S. 2012): Project Scientist, National Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasting, India
  • Ms. Chelsey Nieman, Ocean Biodiversity and Conservation, SIO (M.A.S. 2014): Graduate Student Researcher, Ohio State University

  • Doctoral/Masters committee member to:

  • Dr. Xiang San Liang, Applied Mathematics, Harvard University (Ph.D. 2002)
  • Dr. Thomas Reichler, Climate Sciences, SIO (Ph.D. 2002)
  • Dr. Catherine Johnson, Biological Oceanography, SIO (Ph.D. 2003)
  • Dr. David Field, Biological Oceanography, SIO (Ph.D. 2004)
  • Mr. Ehecatl Munoz-Mejia, Fisheries Ecology, CIBNOR, La Paz, Mexico, (2002-2005)
  • Dr. Chih-Hao Zac Hsieh, Biological Oceanography, SIO (Ph.D. 2006)
  • Dr. Elena Brambilla, Physical Oceanography, SIO (Ph.D. 2006)
  • Dr. Alex Ruane, Climate Sciences, SIO (Ph.D., 2007)
  • Dr. Elizabeth Douglass, Physical Oceanography, SIO (Ph.D., 2007)
  • Dr. Daniel Birch, Physical Oceanography, SIO (Ph.D., 2007)
  • Mr. Miles Woodard, Climate Sciences, SIO (2006-2007)
  • Mr. Tony Shiao, Marine Biodiversity and Conservation, SIO (M.A.S., 2013)
  • Dr. Xue Fan, Physical Oceanography, SIO (Ph.D., 2014)
  • Dr. Ethan Deyle, Biological Oceanography, SIO (Ph.D., 2015)
  • Mr. Cotton Rockwood, Biological Oceanography, SIO (Ph.D. candidate, 2013-present)
  • Ms. Sara Sanchez, Climate Sciences, SIO (Ph.D. candidate, 2014-present)
  • Dr. Weijie Wang, Climate Sciences, SIO (Ph.D., 2017)
  • Dr. Will Crawford, Ocean Sciences, UC, Santa Cruz (Ph.D., 2017)

  • Postdoctoral researchers mentored:

  • Dr. Guillermo Auad, Scripps Institution of Oceanography (1995-1999)
  • Dr. Liz Drenkard, MIT-Woods Hole Joint Program (2016-present)

  • Undergraduate students mentored:

  • Ms. Emma Nuss, Probability and Statistics, UCSD (2012-2013)
  • Ms. Ana-Patricia Lopez, Environmental Engineering, SDSU (2013-2014)
  • Ms. Maria Winters, Environmental Engineering, UCSD (2015-2017)
  • Ms. Cristina Curiel, Marine Biology, UCSD (2017)