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Kakani Katija Young

Kakani Katija Young

Postdoctoral Investigator

Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering

kyoung@whoi.edu

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Education

B.S. University of Washington, 2004, Aeronautics and Astronautics
M.S. California Institute of Technology, 2005, Aeronautics
Ph.D. California Institute of Technology, 2010, Bioengineering

Research Interests

Bio-inspired engineering design; experimental fluid dynamics; biogenic mixing; propulsive mechanisms of marine organisms; biological fluid mechanics; ocean energy extraction

Awards

2013 Kavli Fellow, National Academy of Sciences
2011 National Geographic Emerging Explorer

2010 Devonshire Foundation Postdoctoral Scholar, WHOI

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