Mr Maurice Huguenin-Virchaux
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Role: 
Scientia PhD
Field of Research: 
Ocean-Climate Dynamics
Contact details:
Phone: 
9385 9766

Both my Bachelor's degree in Earth Science and my Master's degree in Atmospheric and Climate Science from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETHZ) in Switzerland provided me with a comprehensive knowledge in mathematics, physics, biology and earth sciences. To broaden my knowledge in climate research and my great interest in ocean sciences, I undertook a research practicum at UNSW to work on my Master thesis titled "Mechanisms Driving Ocean Heat Uptake over ENSO Events". In this project, I simulated my own idealised ENSO events in a global ocean model and investigated processes that lead to vertical heat exchanges during these events. After completion of my Master's degree, I led a collaborative research project between ETHZ and MeteoSwiss on changes in the atmospheric circulation over Central Europe before returning to UNSW for my PhD studies.