Assistant Professor Dr. Cristy Sales Acabado of the Institute of Marine Fisheries and Oceanology, College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (IMFO, CFOS), was recently granted the Excellent Research Paper Award by the National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) for her research paper: “Vertical Nitrate Flux Induced by Kelvin-Helmholtz Billows Over a Seamount in the Kuroshio.” She is one of IMFO’s experts in Biological Oceanography and Planktology.
Her research was published in the Frontiers in Marine Science (Front. Mar. Sci., 20 October 2021, oi.org/10.3389/fmars.2021.680729). She worked under the supervision of Prof. Chung-Chi Chen.
Dr. Acabado completed her doctoral degree in Biodiversity in 2022 at the NTNU and Academia Sinica in Taiwan, where she was a full government scholar under the Taiwan International Graduate Program (TIGP).