Principal Investigator/Lab Director: Tobias Kukulka

Tobias Kukulka studied physics at Freie Universit├Ąt Berlin in Germany before earning a MS degree in environmental science and engineering from Oregon Health and Science University.

During his doctoral studies at the University of Rhode Island, he researched the effect of breaking waves on wind and ocean surface waves and finished his Ph.D. in 2006. He then worked as a postdoctoral scholar at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and joined the University of Delaware in 2010.

His research is frequently published in the Journal of Physical Oceanography and Geophysical Research Letters and has attracted media attention from National Public Radio, MSNBC and other major outlets.

Graduate Students

Xingchi Wang (PhD)
Todd Thoman (PhD)
Alan Mason (PhD)


Former Students

Dong Wang (PhD 2019)
Katie Gamble (MS 2018)
Andre Rodrigues (MS 2016)
Robert Jenkins (MS 2015)
Kelsey Brunner (MS 2014)
Tyler Rabe (MS 2013)