Research Professional
Marine Physical Laboratory

Director, Coastal Observing Research and Development Center

Research Interests

  • Coastal observing systems and technology development (HF radar, in-situ sensor systems, moorings, autonomous underwater vehicles)
  • Air-sea interaction processes; surface waves, wave breaking, and turbulence and in air-sea fluxes, boundary layers, hurricanes
  • Acoustical oceanography with emphasis on applications to nearshore, coastal, and upper ocean studies; sound propagation through bubbly flows
  • Naval hydrodynamics


  • B.S., University of California San Diego
  • Ph.D., UCSD, Scripps Institution of Oceanography