Greg Sinnett is the Research Director at the Walter Munk Foundation for the Oceans. He is a physical oceanographer with over a decade of field experience in scientific data collection and analysis. He has worked extensively in nearshore environments and trained hundreds of students and volunteers in complex surfzone and coastal data collection techniques. His published research involves surfzone air/sea interaction, breaking wave, internal wave processes and observation techniques, and has been featured in Nature News and spotlighted by the American Geophysical Union. Also an accomplished educator, he has created, taught and published earth science content for high school students in under-served schools.

Greg earned a B.S. from the University of Maine (Engineering Physics) before working in the semiconductor industry for six years. He left semiconductor physics to pursue a M.S. from the University of Maine and subsequently a Ph.D. from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in 2018.