Dr. Nidzieko earned his B.S. in Marine Biology from UCLA and both an M.S. and Ph.D. in Environmental Fluid Mechanics from Stanford University. Following postdoctoral work at WHOI, he joined the faculty of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science at Horn Point Laboratory. He joined UCSB in 2016.
I am a coastal physical oceanographer. My research focuses on how physical processes affect marine ecosystems, through novel measurements using autonomous platforms and emerging sensor technologies. I am interested the dynamics of estuaries, kelp forests, and the Santa Barbara Channel.