Dr Marcus Juniper

Areas of expertise

  • Wind farm aerodynamics
  • Offshore renewable energy
  • Atmospheric and oceanic fluid dynamics
  • Machine learning for fluids

Current activities

Marcus is involved in multiple projects spanning the development of operational metocean codebases, the advancement of machine learning tools, and fundamental science with industry applications for the offshore energy sector.

Career background

Marcus joined the Met Office’s Marine Applications team in March 2024. Prior to joining Marcus obtained a DPhil in Engineering Science from the University of Oxford, focusing on the aero/hydro-dynamics of wind/tidal turbine arrays. During his DPhil he held a data science role at a climate-tech start-up developing machine learning tools to aid in the analysis of nature-based solutions. Before starting his DPhil Marcus attained a MMath in Mathematics from the University of Exeter in which his final year research project explored resonance in stratified ocean layers.