- Timour Radko
Department of Oceanography
Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Monterey, CA 93943
Email: tradko (at) nps.edu
PhD - Oceanography, Florida State University, 1997
MS - Physics, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, 1992
- 2017-present, Professor
2008-2017, Associate Professor
2004-2008, Assistant Professor
- 2000-2004 Post-doctoral Research Scientist, EAPS, MIT
1997-2000 Post-doctoral Fellow, Dept. of Oceanography, FSU
1993-1997 Research Assistant, Dept. of Oceanography, FSU
- Ocean Circulation Analysis
Air-Ocean Fluid Dynamics
- General circulation of the ocean
Dynamics of mesoscale jets and vortices
Double diffusive convection
Dynamics and detection of stratified wakes
- Faculty Early Career Development Award, NSF, 2006
GSEAS Merit Award for Research, NPS, 2008
Schieffelin Award for Excellence in Teaching, NPS, 2010
Allen Griffin Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2011
- Member, American Geophysical Union
- Radko, T., 2016: Thermohaline layering in dynamically and diffusively stable shear flows. J. Fluid. Mech., 805, 147-170.
Radko, T., 2016: On the spontaneous generation of large-scale eddy-induced patterns: the Average Eddy model. J. Fluid. Mech., 809, 316-344.
Radko, T., and I. Kamenkovich, 2017: On the topographic modulation of large-scale eddying flows. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 47, 2157-2172.
Radko, T., and C. Sisti, 2017: Life and demise of intra-thermocline mesoscale vortices. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 47, 3087-3103.
Radko, T., and D. Lorfeld, 2018: Effects of weak planetary rotation on the stability and dynamics of internal stratified jets. Phys. Fluids, 30, 096602.
- Keywords: Fluid dynamics, Ocean circulation, Mesoscale variability, Stratified wakes, Non-traditional detection, Double-diffusive convection