Prof Alexander V Babanin

The University of Melbourne

Professor Alexander Babanin obtained a Bachelor of Science (Physics) from the Lomonosov Moscow State University in Russia in 1981; a Master of Science in Physical Oceanography in 1983 and a Doctor of Philosophy in Physics and Mathematics in 1990.

He worked in the Marine Hydrophysical Institute, Sebastopol (Russia) before relocating to Australia in 1996.

He has worked at the UNSW Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra, The University of Adelaide, South Australia and Swinburne University of Technology.
In early 2016 he commenced at The University of Melbourne.

His areas of expertise and research are wind-generated waves, maritime engineering, air-sea interactions, ocean turbulence, ocean mixing, climate, remote sensing of the ocean, extreme and polar metocean conditions.

He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Australia (FIEAust).

He has produced more than 300 publications.