Prof Charitha Pattiaratchi – Physical Oceanography
Winthrop Professor of Coastal Oceanography and Head of the School of Environmental Systems Engineering, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia.
He has been at the University of Western Australia for over 20 years. In this time he has supervised over 30 PhD students and 100 honours students and has published over 300 articles/reports on coastal oceanography, which include over 100 in peer-reviewed international journals. He has received more than $ 25 million in research funding.
Prof. Pattiaratchi holds Bachelors, Masters and PhD degrees from the University of Wales, UK.