David M. Kaplan0000-0001-6087-359X
David M. Kaplan is a Researcher at the Institut de Recherche pour le DÉveloppement. His areas of expertise include population dynamics of marine species, metapopulation modeling, management of natural marine resources, marine reserves, plankton transport, larval dispersal, coastal oceanography, computational ecology, and dynamics of upwelling systems. He has a Ph.D. degree, Department of Physics, University of California at Santa Barbara, Calif, USA, from 1993 to 1997. The dissertation was about the new developments in the study of black holes and solitons in string theory. The adviser was Professor A. Strominger. He also has an M.A. degree, from the Department of Physics, University of California at Santa Barbara, Calif, USA, from 1993 to 1996, with Professor A. Strominger as an advisor and a B.S. degree with honors (Magna Cum Laude) in math physics, from 1989 till 1993 from Brown University, Providence, RI, USA. The adviser was Professor R. Brandenberger.
Biography Updated on 14 May 2012