Ali is a lecturer in environmental fluid dynamics and an affiliate of the Grantham Institute of Climate Change and the Environment.
Ali holds a NERC Independent Research Fellowship. Previously, he held positions at the University of Oxford, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, and MIT. He received his PhD from the University of Toronto.
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et al., 2017, Topographic enhancement of vertical turbulent mixing in the Southern Ocean, Nature Communications, Vol:8, ISSN:2041-1723
et al., 2016, Turning ocean mixing upside down, Journal of Physical Oceanography, Vol:46, ISSN:0022-3670, Pages:2239-2261