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Christopher Doropoulos

Senior research scientist, CSIRO

Dr Christopher Doropoulos is a Senior Research Scientist at CSIRO, Brisbane, in the Sustainable Marine Futures Program. He is a marine ecologist with expertise in recruitment ecology, population ecology, and how environmental interactions and demographic rates influence recovery trajectories following disturbances. His research is often multidisciplinary and involves ecologists, biological and physical oceanographers, marine engineers, and most recently community stakeholders, to develop strategies to provide scalable solutions for effective coral reef restoration.


  • 2018–present
    Research Scientist, CSIRO
  • 2015–2018
    Postdoctoral fellow , CSIRO, Oceans and Atmoshpere
  • 2013–2015
    Postdoctoral fellow, The University of Queensland


  • 2012 
    The University of Queensland, PhD (Marine Ecology)