Dr. Sandeep Mohapatra is a physical oceanographer and working as a Postdoctoral researcher at the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS), University of Tasmania, Hobart. He has completed his bachelor's and master’s degree in mathematics followed by a PhD in climate science from the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune, India in 2022. His research interests are in the climate variability, change and extreme of the Indian Ocean, Southern Ocean and global Ocean with a major focus on sea level, stratification, ocean circulation. He is currently investigating the ocean’s role and the internal processes that drive the earth’s climate system.