Emilio is has worked under the supervision of Prof Neil Holbrook and Dr Mark Hemer since July, 2017. His PhD is funded by UTAS and CSIRO. Emilio is from Argentina, where he did undergraduate studies in Physical Oceanography at the University of Buenos Aires. He did his Honours thesis with the Coastal Dynamics group of the Hydrographic Navy Service of Argentina, studying the sediment transport produced by the waves in the sandy beaches of the Buenos Aires province.