Alberto M. Mestas-Nuñez
Alberto M. Mestas-Nuñez received his Lic. Degree in Oceanography in 1985 from the Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires (ITBA), Argentina and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Oceanography (major: Physical Oceanography, minor: Mathematics) from Oregon State University, USA in 1993 and 1996, respectively. Between 1996 and 2006, he was at the Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies (CIMAS), a cooperative institute between the University of Miami and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)/Atlantic and Meteorological Laboratory (AOML). There he was a Postdoctoral Research Associate during 1996-1999, Assistant Scientist during 1999-2003, and Associate Scientist during 2003-2006. During 2002-2006, he was also an Adjunct Professor of Oceanography with the School of Adult and Continuing Education of Barry University (evenings). At present, he is an Associate Professor of Environmental Science and Physical Oceanography at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (TAMUCC) and a Research Associate at the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies (HRI). His research interests include air-sea interactions, ocean remote sensing, atmospheric moisture fluxes, and climate variability.
Biography Updated on 12 August 2012