Athina Lange


Graduate Student

Research Interests

  • Coastal Oceanography
  • Wave Runup
  • Infragravity Waves
  • Reef Dynamics

Athina Lange grew up in San Diego, taking field trips to the Birch Aquarium at SIO, before moving to Europe, completing high school in Germany and her undergraduate degree in Theoretical Physics in Dublin, Ireland. Returning to San Diego after 8 years, Athina is completing her PhD in Oceanography with interests in wave runup, numerical modeling and reef dynamics. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, snowboarding, sailing and weaving.

Contact Information


  • MS, Oceanography, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego,  2019
  • BS, Theoretical Physics, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, 2018