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Luke Colosi

Young, enthusiastic ocean scientist
156 Las Colinas Drive, Watsonville, CA 95076

 lcolosi@ucsd.edu |  @LukeColosi

Research Interests

       Air-sea Interactions, Surface Gravity Waves, Remote Sensing.

Education

       BS, Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, University of California, San Diego (Dec. 2020)

       Minor, Mathematics, University of California, San Diego (Dec. 2020)

Research Experience

       Air-Sea Interaction Laboratory, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, San Diego, CA
       Staff Research Associate 1 (Jan. 2021 – present)

       Professor Sarah T. Gille Lab, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, San Diego, CA
       Undergraduate Student Researcher (Dec. 2017 – Feb. 2021)

Publications

1 | Colosi, L. V., S. T. Gille, and A. B. Villas Bôas (2021), The Seasonal Cycle of Significant Waveheight in the Ocean: Local vs Remote Forcing, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, doi:10.1002/essoar.10506029.1

Presentations

5 | International Ocean Vector Winds Science Team Meeting, Virtual (2021): Presented research finds discussed in Colosi et. al. 2021.

4 | AGU Ocean Science Meeting Poster, San Diego, CA (2020): Presented research findinds from Colosi et. al. 2021 with improved characterization of uncertainties.

3 | Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Symposium, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, San Diego, CA (2019): I presented a poster on intraannual variability of waves and winds with further developments in statistical methods and quantifying uncertainties.

2 | Undergraduate Research Conference, UC San Diego, San Diego, CA (2019): Participant in the campus wide multidisciplinary research conference for undergraduate students where I presented to university professors and peers my ongoing research on intraannual variability of waves and winds, at global and regional scales, and its possible implications to the sea state.

1 | Scripps Undergraduate Research Symposium, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, San Diego, CA (2018): I presented a poster on global and regional analysis of the annual variability of surface wave significant wave height.

Awards

       2019     Summer URS Hiestand Scholarship for cross-disciplinary Engineering and SIO projects
       2017-2019     Provost Honors at University of California, San Diego

Work Experience

       California State Parks, Santa Cruz, CA
       California State Parks Ocean Lifeguard (2015-2018)
       Coordinator for the Sandman Triathlon (2018)

Teaching

Software Carpentry Instructor, San Diego, CA (Aug. 2020 - present)

Software Carpentry Workshop Assistant, San Diego, CA (2019 - 2020)

Service, Leadership, & Community Engagement

Computational skills

Operating Systems | Unix-based operating systems.

Programming Languages | Python, Bash, Shell-Script and MatLab.

Tools and Software | Jupyter notebooks, LaTeX, and version control systems (Git).