Education

2013 - Present

Doctor of Philosophy

Atmospheric, Oceanic, & Planetary Physics, University of Oxford

Supervisor: David Marshall

2011 - 2013

Master of Science

School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of Victoria

Supervisor: Oleg Saenko

Thesis: From winds to eddies to diapycnal mixing of the deep ocean: the abyssal meridional overturning circulation driven by the surface wind-stress.

2006 - 2011

Bachelor of Mathematics

Mathematical Physics & Pure Mathematics, University of Waterloo

Dean's Honours List, With Distinction, Double Major


Publications

Stanley G. J. and O. A. Saenko, 2014: Bottom-Enhanced Diapycnal Mixing Driven by Mesoscale Eddies: Sensitivity to Wind Energy Supply. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 44, 68-85.


Presentations

Stanley G.J. and O. A. Saenko, From Winds to Eddies to Diapycnal Mixing over Topography: Driving the Abyssal Meridional Overturning Circulation, National Oceanography Centre, March 19, 2014. Southampton, UK. (Invited Talk)

Stanley G. J. and O. A. Saenko, Diapycnal mixing parameterized by energy release from mesoscale eddies, IAHS-IAPSO-IASPEI Joint Assembly, Abstract Number P03S3.06, July 22 – 26, 2013. Gothenburg, Sweden. (Talk)

Stanley G. J. and O. A. Saenko, On the Energetics of Oceanic Mesoscale Eddies and their Parameterization Modified to Induce Diapycnal Mixing, Fall AGU meeting, December 3—7, 2012. San Francisco, CA: USA. (Poster)

Stanley G. J. and O. A. Saenko, On the Energetics of Oceanic Mesoscale Eddies and their Parameterization Modified to Induce Diapycnal Mixing, Graduate Climate Conference, October 26 – 28, 2012. Pack Forest, WA: USA. (Poster)


Selected Awards

2013

Clarendon Fund Scholarship

U of Oxford

2012

Gagnon Memorial Scholarship

U of Victoria

2011

NSERC Julie Payette Research Scholarship
(to the top 24 applicants for MSc funding)

Canada

2011

K.D. Fryer Gold Medal
(to one top Math graduate also exemplifying good student citizenship)

U of Waterloo

2006 – 2010

Rene Descartes Scholarship

U of Waterloo

2006 – 2010

Queen Elizabeth II Aim for the Top Scholarship

Ontario

2007, 2008, 2010

NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Awards

Canada

2009

2009 Robert Schaefer Memorial Award

U of Waterloo

2008

President’s Research Award

U of Waterloo


Teaching Experience

Fall 2012 – Oceans and Atmospheres – EOS 110, U of Victoria

   Lab Instructor under Duncan Johannessen

Fall 2011 – Earth System Modelling – EOS 225, U of Victoria

   Marking under Prof. Adam Monahan

Fall 2007 – Advanced Calculus 1 – MATH 140, U of Waterloo

   Marking under Prof. Brian Forrest


Research Assistantships

Summer 2010 – Department of Combinatorics and Optimization, University of Waterloo

   Project: Straightening formulas in the quantized universal enveloping Algebra sl2

   Supervisor: Prof. David M. Jackson

Summer 2008 – Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Waterloo

   Project: Numerical simulation of entropy evolution in merging galaxy clusters

   Supervisor: Prof. Michael Balogh

Summer 2007 – Institute for Quantum Computing, University of Waterloo

   Project: Numerical simulation of a superconducting flux qubit and the fidelity of its quantum state

   Supervisor: Prof. Frank Wilhelm

Summer 2006 – Richard Lewar Centre for Excellence, Heart & Stroke Lab, University of Toronto

   Project: Examining the electrophysiological structure of cardiac sodium ion channels

   Supervisor: Prof. Peter Backx


Extracurricular Experience

2013 – present

Graduate Student Representative

Atmospheric, Oceanic, & Planetary Physics, U of Oxford

2012 – 2013

Co-Coordinator of Café Scientifique, a grassroots public science series

Faculty of Science, University of Victoria

2010

Undergraduate Representative to the Chair Selection Committee

Department of Combinatorics and Optimization, University of Waterloo

2010

Conference Volunteer

Canadian Undergraduate Mathematics Conference

2008 – 2010

Residence Don, University of Waterloo Housing and Residence

Leader and role model to over 100 students for 3 terms

Awarded “Rookie of the Term"


Memberships

2012 – American Geophysical Union – Student Member

2011 – AAAS – Student Member


Technical Skills

Extensive: Fortran, MATLAB, Ferret, Ruby, Linux, Mac.

Moderate: Windows, Scheme, Java, Mathematica, Maple, R.


Personal Interests

Bicycle touring (10,000km and counting)

Soccer, badminton, squash, rock climbing, Ultimate, backcountry canoeing and hiking

Vegan cooking, food preservation, brewing, organic gardening, sustainable living

British folk music



Last updated March 2014