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Funding Source: Year 2-4 Consortia Grants (RFP-I)

Project Roster

Consortium for Advanced Research on Transport of Hydrocarbon in the Environment (CARTHE)

90 Research Team Members

Principal Investigator

Tamay M. Özgökmen
University of Miami
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science

Co-Principal Investigator

Francisco Javier Beron-Vera
University of Miami
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Darek Bogucki
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences
Shuyi Chen
University of Miami
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Clint N. Dawson
The University of Texas at Austin
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
William Kurt Dewar
Florida State University
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
Mark A. Donelan
University of Miami
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Annalisa Griffa
Consiglio Nazionale delle Riceche
ISMAR Istituto di Scienze Marine/Arsenale
Brian Haus
University of Miami
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Angelique C. Haza
University of Miami
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Helga S. Huntley
University of Delaware
School of Marine Science and Policy
Mohamed Iskandarani
University of Miami
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Gregg A. Jacobs
Naval Research Laboratory at Stennis Space Center
Ocean Dynamics and Prediction Branch
Bert Jagers
Deltares
Albert Denny Kirwan, Jr.
University of Delaware
School of Marine Science and Policy
Bruce L. Lipphardt
University of Delaware
School of Marine Science and Policy
Jamie MacMahan
Naval Postgraduate School
Oceanography Department
Arthur Mariano
University of Miami
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Maria Josefina Olascoaga
University of Miami
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Andrew C. Poje
The City University of New York - College of Staten Island
Department of Mathematics
Adrianus Reniers
Delft University of Technology
Department of Environmental Fluid Mechanics
Juan M. Restrepo
University of Arizona
Department of Mathematics
Brad Rosenheim
University of South Florida
College of Marine Science
Alexander V. Soloviev
Nova Southeastern University
Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography
Shankar C. Venkataramani
University of Arizona
Department of Mathematics
Ge-Chenga Zha
University of Miami
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Ping Zhu
Florida International University
Department of Earth and Environment

Program Manager / Technical Coordinator

Sharon Chinchilla
University of Miami
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science

Project Data Point of Contact

Helga S. Huntley
University of Delaware
School of Marine Science and Policy

Outreach Point of Contact

Laura Bracken
University of Miami
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science

Research Scientist

Charlie Barron
Naval Research Laboratory at Stennis Space Center
Ocean Dynamics and Prediction Branch
Brent Paul Bartels
Naval Research Laboratory at Stennis Space Center
Ocean Dynamics and Prediction Branch
Tim Campbell
Naval Research Laboratory at Stennis Space Center
Ocean Dynamics and Prediction Branch
Emanuel Coelho
Naval Research Laboratory at Stennis Space Center
Ocean Dynamics and Prediction Branch
Kacey Edwards
Naval Research Laboratory at Stennis Space Center
Ocean Dynamics and Prediction Branch
Paul Evans
Naval Research Laboratory at Stennis Space Center
Ocean Sciences Branch
Sylvia Gremes-Cordero
Naval Research Laboratory at Stennis Space Center
Oceanography Division
Bob Helber
Naval Research Laboratory at Stennis Space Center
Oceanography Division
Patrick J. Hogan
Naval Research Laboratory at Stennis Space Center
Ocean Dynamics and Prediction Branch
Omar M. Knio
Duke University
Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
Paul Martin
Naval Research Laboratory at Stennis Space Center
Ocean Dynamics and Prediction Branch
Michael McGauley
Nova Southeastern University
Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography
Craig Michoski
The University of Texas at Austin
Institute for Computational Engineering and Science
Philip Muscarella
Naval Research Laboratory at Stennis Space Center
Ocean Dynamics and Prediction Branch
Hans Ngodock
Naval Research Laboratory at Stennis Space Center
Ocean Dynamics and Prediction Branch
Clark Rowley
Naval Research Laboratory at Stennis Space Center
Ocean Sciences Branch
Scott Smith
Naval Research Laboratory at Stennis Space Center
Ocean Sciences Branch
Travis Smith
Naval Research Laboratory at Stennis Space Center
Ocean Dynamics and Prediction Branch
Peter Spence
Naval Research Laboratory at Stennis Space Center
Ocean Sciences Branch
Mohamed Sulman
University of Delaware
College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment
W. Carlisle Thacker
University of Miami
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Mozheng Wei
Naval Research Laboratory at Stennis Space Center
Ocean Sciences Branch
Nicolas Wienders
Florida State University
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
Max Yaremchuk
Naval Research Laboratory at Stennis Space Center
Ocean Dynamics and Prediction Branch

Post-Doc

Nusret Balci
University of Arizona
Department of Mathematics
Bruno Deremble
Florida State University
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
J. Casey Dietrich
North Carolina State University
Department of Civil, Construction, & Environmental Engineering
Alexandre Fabregat Tomàs
The City University of New York - College of Staten Island
Department of Mathematics
Kimberly Huguenard
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences
Joanna Kolasinski
Tulane University
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Chia Ying Lee
University of Miami
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science

Research Staff

Cayla Dean
Nova Southeastern University
Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography
Ed Ryan
University of Miami
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science

Data Team

Brent Paul Bartels
Naval Research Laboratory at Stennis Space Center
Ocean Dynamics and Prediction Branch

Outreach Team

Lisa Pitman
University of Miami
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science

GoMRI Scholar

Alexander Ameen
Tulane University
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Hamidreza Arabshahi
The University of Texas at Austin
Institute for Computational Engineering and Science
Darin Comeau
University of Arizona
Department of Mathematics
Milan Curcic
University of Miami
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Cayla Dean
Nova Southeastern University
Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography
Daniel Espinal
University of Miami
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Matthew Gough
University of Miami
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Bryan Hamilton
Nova Southeastern University
Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography
Naoko Kurata
Nova Southeastern University
Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography
Lucas Laurindo
University of Miami
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Nathan Laxague
University of Miami
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Fabio Lekecinskas
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences
Steven Rosenthal
University of Arizona
Department of Mathematics
Conor Smith
University of Miami
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Ashley Stroman
Florida State University
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
Katie Vella
Nova Southeastern University
Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography
Shitao Wang
University of Miami
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science

Graduate Student - PhD Level

Hamidreza Arabshahi
The University of Texas at Austin
Institute for Computational Engineering and Science
Milan Curcic
University of Miami
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Daniel Espinal
University of Miami
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Matthew Gough
University of Miami
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Lucas Laurindo
University of Miami
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Nathan Laxague
University of Miami
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Fabio Lekecinskas
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences
Adnan Muhammad
The University of Texas at Austin
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Steven Rosenthal
University of Arizona
Department of Mathematics
Conor Smith
University of Miami
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Ashley Stroman
Florida State University
Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
Shitao Wang
University of Miami
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Elizabeth Williams
Tulane University
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Graduate Student - Master's Level

Alexander Ameen
Tulane University
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Somiddho Bosu
Louisiana State University
Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences
Valerie Cruz
University of Southern Mississippi
Division of Marine Science
Cayla Dean
Nova Southeastern University
Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography
Bryan Hamilton
Nova Southeastern University
Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography
Naoko Kurata
Nova Southeastern University
Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography
Matthew Pendergraft
Tulane University
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Cyndhia Ramachandirane
Tulane University
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Hannah Roberts
University of Southern Mississippi
Division of Marine Science
Katie Vella
Nova Southeastern University
Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography

Undergraduate Student

Sarah J. Harrison
Haverford College
Department of Chemistry
Shelby L. Lyons
Haverford College
Department of Chemistry
Samantha Wheeler
University of Southern Mississippi
Division of Marine Science
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This research was made possible by a grant from BP/The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative.
www.gulfresearchinitiative.org