Øyvind is a graduate student in Physical Oceanography at the University of Hawai’i. He is currently studying tropical mixing using data from moored current profilers and shipboard measurements in the Western Equatorial Pacific.

Øyvind has a BSc in Physics from the University of Iceland. He has previously analysed currents in a submarine canyon off Western Canada, installed beach moorings at the site of the world’s highest tides in the Bay of Fundy, and measured ocean currents on a research cruise from Iceland to Brazil.