Mr Alfonso Acosta Gonçalves
Alfonso
Role: 
Former Scientia PhD Student
Field of Research: 
Oceanography
Contact details:
Phone: 
9385 9766
Office: 

Alfonso received his BSc in Computer Science from the Pontifical University of Salamanca in 2000 and his MSc in Computer Science from the University of Valladolid in 2002. After working in the private and public IT sector for eight years in Europe and Asia, he joined the United Nations in 2011. From 2013 through 2017 he worked coordinating humanitarian assistance delivery in Iraq, before taking a leave to earn his MSc in Marine Science from UNSW in 2019. Subsequently, Alfonso obtained a Scientia scholarship to undertake a Ph.D. in Climate Science at UNSW.

Thesis Title: Interplay between the Antarctic ice-sheet, the oceanic circulation and climate