Dr. Alex Simpson
Dr. Simpson joined the Giddings lab as a postdoctoral scholar in February 2022. Alex is investigating how small river plumes interact with the surf zone through a field campaign at Los Penasquitos Lagoon. Previously, Alex's focus was remote sensing of nearshore features using drones and X-Band radar, with topics ranging from frontal shear instabilities to internal wave transformation. They completed their PhD with Dr. Merrick Haller at Oregon State University in December 2021.