Date: January 12, 2011
Department: News & Public Information
Voted the "most inspirational" presentation at the UMass Dartmouth International Education Week Program, Holmes' poster recapped his collaboration with the Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology, during which he participated in an expedition to the Kuroshio Current. There he studied physical and biological processes related to the interface between the current and ambient waters.
The presentation and award helped him earn a scholarship to a summer exchange program in Germany, which was announced recently by the UMass Dartmouth International Programs Office.
Holmes earned his M.S. in Physics with Prof. Amit Tandon serving as his advisor. He is currently working in Dr. Geoffrey Cowles' Computational Methods Laboratory.