Faculty

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Raffaele Ferrari
Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences
Work Phone: 617 253 1291

Research Interests

  • Ocean Dynamics and Climate
  • Earth climates of the past
  • Biological blooms in the ocean

Education

  • 2000 – PhD in Physical Oceanography, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA
  • 1999 – PhD in Fluid Mechanics, Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy

Graduate Students

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Henri Drake
Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences
Work Phone: 617 715 4290

Research Interests

  • Ocean mixing and the overturning circulation
  • Ocean biogeochemistry

Education

  • 2015 – B.Sc. in Mathematics, Haverford College, Haverford, PA
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Madeleine Youngs
Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences
Work Phone: 617 715 4290

Research Interests

  • Large-scale ocean circulation
  • Ocean turbulence

Education

  • 2015 – B.Sc. in Applied and Computational Math, Caltech, Pasadena, CA

Postdocs

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Jörn Callies
Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences
Work Phone: 617 715 4290

Research Interests

  • Meridional overturning circulation of the ocean
  • Turbulence in the upper ocean

Education

  • 2011 – Diplom in Meteorology, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
  • 2015 – PhD in Physical Oceanography, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
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Alireza Mashayek
Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences
Work Phone: 617 253 3573

Research Interests

  • Turbulent mixing in stratified fluids
  • Overturning circulation of the ocean

Education

  • 2013 – PhD in Ocean Physics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
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Gregory Wagner
Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

Research Interests

  • Mixing and swimming in stratified fluids
  • Interaction between waves and balanced flows
  • Boundary layer turbulence

Education

  • 2016 – PhD University of California, San Diego, France

Staff

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Darius Collazo
Administrative Assistant Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences
Work Phone: 617 253 0251
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Lauren Hinkel
Science Writer Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

Writing Interests

Lauren is a science writer and multimedia producer for the MIT Program in Atmospheres, Oceans and Climate. She covers ocean and climate-related research, events and insights from around MIT.

Education

  • 2014 – MS in Science Journalism, Boston University, Boston, MA
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Christine Maglio
Financial coordinator Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences
Work Phone: 617 253 6603