Vassiliki Kourafalou

Cassandra J. Gaston

Villy Kourafalou

Professor of Department of Ocean Sciences

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Villy Kourafalou is a Research Professor at the Department of Ocean Sciences in the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science. She is an expert in coastal dynamics, extending to the shelf break processes and interaction with oceanic flows. 

Kourafalou has taught courses on Coastal Oceanography and advises graduate students on coastal and shelf processes, river plume dynamics, numerical modeling, and ocean prediction.