The mysteries of the oceans’ depths and what lies beneath offer exciting challenges for engineers, who strive to develop new means to explore and utilize its resources.
Dr. Dana Yoerger and his team showed that the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill was a deep plume and that it originated from a wellhead that was at 1,100 meters.
Professor Peacock was part of an international team that has discovered how internal waves – “the lumbering giants of the ocean” – are produced.
A house by the sea isn’t uncommon, but it takes a true love of the ocean to want to live beneath the sea.
Professor Sapsis’ research focuses on the area of stochastic dynamical systems in ocean engineering. One particular focus is on the characterization of the ocean conditions that cause extreme wave events.