Kevin Rosa

EMAIL

kevin_rosa@uri.edu

DEGREE

M.S. Oceanography, Physical Oceanography track.

EDUCATION

B.A. Physics, Summa Cum Laude, University of Rhode Island (URI), 2013.

RESEARCH

Using data, numerical models, and theory to advance understanding of coastal processes with immediate societal impacts, particularly storm surge and pollutant/nutrient transport.

TEACHING

Graduate Teaching Assistant, OCG 110 The Ocean Planet, URI, 2016.

Physics Textbook Independent Contractor, John Wiley & Sons, 2012-13.

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant, Physics Department, URI, 2011-13.

OUTREACH

Collaboration with public school teachers on project “Development of Computing-Based Science Investigations for Middle and High School Students”, NSF award number 1542982, 2016-17.

Physical Oceanography Weekly Seminar Series Coordinator, URI Graduate School of Oceanography, 2015-2016.

​PRESENTATIONS

Rosa, K., Kincaid, C., Ullman, D., and Ginis, I. (2017). Baroclinic Model of Narragansett Bay Post-Storm Shelf-Estuary Exchange. 2017 Estuary Research Workshop: Limiting Factors Beyond Nitrogen. Narragansett, RI. 13 September.

Kincaid, C. and Rosa, K. (2017). Observations of Narragansett Bay Nutrient Dynamics: Do We Run the West Coast Offense?. 2017 Estuary Research Workshop: Limiting Factors Beyond Nitrogen. Narragansett, RI. 13 September.

Rosa, K., Kincaid, C., Ullman, D., and Ginis, I. (2017). Hurricane Rhody: ​How​ ​d​oes​ ​Rhode Island​ ​F​are​ ​A​gainst​ ​H​ypothetical Superstorm?. Rhode Island NSF EPSCoR 2017 Annual Research Symposium. Providence, RI. 12 April.

Rosa, K., Kincaid, C., Ullman, D., Wertman, C., Ginis, I., and Rothstein, L. (2017). Testing and Improving Hurricane-Ocean Hydrodynamic Models Through Benchmark Comparisons: ROMS and ADCIRC Simulations of Hurricane Carol Along Southern New England Coast. Department of Homeland Security Coastal Resilience Center 2nd Annual Meeting. Chapel Hill, NC. 1-3 February.

Rosa, K., Kincaid, C., and Wertman, C. (2016). Narragansett Bay Hydrodynamic Response to Storm Surge: ADCP Observations of the East Passage During Hurricane Floyd. Rhode Island Flood Mitigation Association Conference. Smithfield, RI. 7 April.