Yuchen Ma

Physical Oceanographer

About me:

I finished my Ph.D. at the University of Toronto supervised by Professor W.R.Peltier focusing on the formation thermohaline staircases. I will join MIT as a postdoctoral scholar in  Professor Raffaele Ferrari's group starting July 2023.

My major research topic is in ocean mixing, which spans a variety of topics including double-diffusive convetion, stratified turbulence, oceanographic thermohaline staircases, internal waves, boundary layer turbulence.