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Veronica Ruiz Xomchuk
Veronica Ruiz Xomchuk
Eller O&M 618

Texas A&M University O&M Building
MS 3146
College Station, Texas, 77843-3146


PhD Physical Oceanography, 2014-Present. Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas

MSc. Marine & Lacustrine Sciences. Gent University, Gent, Belgium

BSc. Oceanography. Escuela Superior Politecnica del Litoral, Guayaquil, Ecuador


2017 Wormuth Memorial Award for Graduate Student Teaching

2016 Ralph Rayburn Texas Sea Grant Scholarship

2015 David W. McGrail Scholarship


OCNG 252

OCNG 251

Veronica Ruiz Xomchuk

Graduate Student

Research Interests

Numerical simulation in coastal and continental shelf environments, continental shelf hypoxia, and coastal shelf dynamics.

I’m currently using ROMS to study bottom hypoxia variability and its potential effects on benthic fauna.

Additional Information

AdvisorDr. Robert Hetland

Certifications: CPR, First Aid, SNSI-Advanced Open Water Diver

Languages: English, Spanish and Russian

Programing languages: Python, FORTRAN

Experience with Linux system administration, and parallel computing

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