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.
Mashayek A, Caulfield CP, Alford MH, 2021, Goldilocks mixing in oceanic shear-induced turbulent overturns, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol:928, ISSN:0022-1120, Pages:1-32
Cael BB, Mashayek A, 2021, Log-skew-normality of ocean turbulence, Physical Review Letters, Vol:126, ISSN:0031-9007, Pages:1-6
et al., 2019, Sensitivity of deep ocean mixing to local Internal tide breaking and mixing efficiency, Geophysical Research Letters, Vol:46, ISSN:0094-8276, Pages:14622-14633
Mashayek A, Caulfield CP, Peltier WR, 2017, Role of overturns in optimal mixing in stratified mixing layers, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol:826, ISSN:0022-1120, Pages:522-552