Aline is faculty with Environmental Engineering at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Her research interests are in the areas of biological, environmental and geophysical fluid dynamics, in particular stratified turbulence, fish behavior in turbulent flows, and biofuels mixing in the environment. She is also involved in engineering education projects in Western Africa related to retention and professional development of female engineering students. She has received numerous awards for her teaching and outreach efforts: the 2016 Arthur F. Thurnau named professorship, 2015 Willie Hobbs Mentoring Award, 2014 Global Engagement Recognition Award, 2012 University Undergraduate Teaching Award. Additional recognition includes the 2011 and 2002 Elizabeth Crosby Research Award as well as the NSF CAREER award in 2005.