This fall Ehsan Abolfazli and Ryan Osborn both joined the group as part of their studies at Virginia Tech. Ehsan is a currently a Ph.D. student who has a B.S. from Sharif University of Technology in Mechanical Engineering and an M.S. in Oceanography at LSU (where he studied with Junhong Liang). Ryan joins with a BS in Engineering Mechanics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he focused on environmental fluid mechanics.