Alex is a marine biologist and oceanographic engineer by training, with multi-disciplinary research interests at the interface between marine ecology and oceanography. He completed a Bachelor of Science (Marine Biology) with Honours, a Bachelor of Engineering (Ocean Systems) with Honours (First Class), and a Ph.D. in oceanography and marine ecology at The University of Western Australia. After completing his Ph.D. and a Fulbright Scholarship, Alex returned to Scripps Insitution of Oceanography to undertake post-doctoral work. With the support of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) fellowships, Alex relocated to The University of Tokyo in 2011. Alex’s research has attracted a number of competitive awards and he is actively pursuing new collaborative research projects across the Asia-Pacific region. <more>
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