Luca Magri is a PhD student at the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, University of Tasmania. He received his BSc in Geology from University of Pavia, Italy (2015) and a MSc in Geology and Territory from University of Bologna, Italy (2019), after completing an internship, through Erasmus Programme, at University of Cadiz, Spain (2017).

His current research focus is understanding the evolution of William’s Ridge (Kerguelen Plateau) and Broken Ridge, two end members of a rift system, located in the Southern and Eastern Indian Ocean. Working on multichannel seismic reflection and gravity data, Luca is investigating the depositional and tectonic history of the conjugate margins. Along with geophysical data, the continental and igneous rocks collected during IN2020_V01 RV Investigator voyage will enable Luca’s investigation of defining geological and geophysical constrains to develop a detailed plate tectonic reconstruction of the Cretaceous and Cenozoic rifting history of William’s Ridge and Broken Ridge.