People

Principal Investigator

  • ​Professor, Marine Science​​​​
    Research Interest: Biological networks and interactions, Environment modeling, Marine ecology, Scientific visualization, Fluid mechanics, Networks and wireless communications, Sensors

Research Scientists

  • Research Scientist, Modeling​​
    Research Interest: Environment modeling, Spatial modeling and analysis, Uncertainty quantification, Dynamical models and observation
  • Research Scientist​​
    Research Interest: Tropical Meteorology, Environment modeling
  • Research Scientist, Marine Integrated Assessment

    Research Interest: Marine benthic ecology, Biodiversity of marine communities, Spatial and temporal variability, Ecosystem services, Multiple stressors, Cumulative impacts
  • Research Specialist, Genomics
    Research Interest: Bioinformatics, Molecular ecology, Microbial ecology, Phytoplankton ecology, Amplicon sequencing, Metagenomics, Metatranscriptomics
  • Research Scientist, Remote Sensing, Environmental Monitoring and Wireless Sensor Networks
    Research Interest: Networks and wireless communications, Sensors, Electromagnetics and optoelectronics
  • ​Senior Research Scientist, Marine Ecosystem Assessment​
    Research Interest: Marine ecology, Patterns and processes in coastal systems, Effects of contaminants in the marine environment, Biodiversity, Habitat-species relationships

Visiting Specialists

  • ​Consultant, Marine Biodiversity
    Research Interest: Marine ecology, Ecological status assessment, Metabarcoding, Biodiversity characterization

IOP Associates

Research Group Staff

  • Project Assistant​
  • ​Field and Research Technician​​, Ecosystem Assessment​
    Research Interest: Biological networks and interactions, Marine ecology, Scientific visualization, Coral reefs, Ecosystem assessment, Molecular ecology
  • Projects Coordinator
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    Research Interest: Science communication, Interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Laboratory Engineer​
    Research Interest: Ocean Optics, Analytical services, Field and Laboratory analysis - marine environments
  • ​Marine Laboratory Technician​​
  • ​Software Engineer​
    Research Interest: Agile project management, Agile software development, Software architecture, Database management, Web application frameworks, Bioinformatics
  • ​GIS Specialist​

    Research Interest: Spatial modeling and analysis, Scientific visualization, Numerical analysis, Geographic Information Systems
  • ​Red Sea Database Administrator

Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Marine Biogeochemistry Post-doctoral Fellow ​​
    Research Interest: Nutrient cycling, Marine ecology, Biogeochemical processes, Isotope ecology, Food webs, Coral reefs, Plankton
  • ​Ocean Observing Post-Doctoral Fellow
    Research Interest: Physical oceanography, Surface Circulation, Remote Sensing, HF Radar
  • ​Ocean Optics Postdoctoral Fellow​​​
    Research Interest: Bio-optical oceanography, Phytoplankton dynamics, Biogeochemical processes, Long-term changes in phytoplankton dynamics
  • Ocean Optics Postdoctoral Fellow​​​​​
    Research Interest: Ocean Optics, Radiative Transfer Theory, Dust aerosols, Remote sensing of ocean color, Development of ocean color algorithms

PhD Students

  • Research Interest: Coral reef ecology, Ecosystem engineers, Biogeochemical cycles (CNP), Benthic-pelagic coupling, Anthropogenic impacts on coral reefs
  • Research Interest: Physical oceanography, Ocean eddies, Biophysical dynamics of the northern Red Sea
  • Research Interest: Oceanography, Physical and biological coupling, Air-Sea interactions, HF Radar, Surface Circulation
  • Research Interest: Scientific visualization, Remote Sensing, Marine science, Geographic Information Systems, Spatial Analysis
  • Research Interest: Oceanography, Physical and biological coupling, Mesoscale eddy variability of the north-central Red Sea
  • Research Interest: Community ecology, Biodiversity patterns, Crypto-fauna, Coral reef biodiversity
  • Research Interest: Benthic ecology, Soft-sediment assemblages, Coastal ecosystems, Environmental Impacts

Masters Students

  • ​M.S. Student
    Research Interest: Marine ecology, Water quality, Marine conservation, Coastal zone management