PhD Students

CURRENT PhD STUDENTS

For more detailed information please click on the links on the left-hand side.

 

Reza AMOUZGAR

Start Date: 26th September 2011

Title: Adaptive Grid Based Integrated Model for Tsunami Simulations

Supervisors: Dr Qiuhua Liang, Professor Peter Clarke

 

Mhari BARNES

Start Date: 22 September 2014

Title: Will Catchment Scale Afforestation for Mitigating Flooding Significantly Reduce Water Resource Availability and Productive Farmland?

Supervisors: Dr James Bathurst, Dr Paul Quinn

 

Robert BERTSCH

Start Date: 23rd September 2013

Title: Urban Flood Risk Management

Supervisors: Professor Chris Kilsby, Vassilis Glenis (STREAM)

 

Dominic CARVER

Start Date: 28th September 2015

Title: Ennerdale Water and Upper River Ehen Natural Hydrological Regime and Geomorphology

Supervisors: Dr Geoff Parkin, Dr Andy Large, Dr Jaime Amezaga (STREAM)

 

Francesco CASTELLANI

Start Date: 13 April 2015

Title: Fraction of Attributable Risk in an Independent Network Facing Cascading Failures: A Regional Case Study

Supervisors: Professor Richard Dawson, Professor Chris Kilsby

 

Motasem DARWISH

Start Date: 22 September 2014

Title: Classification of UK Extreme Rainfall Regions using Hourly Precipitation Events and Trends

Supervisor: Professor Hayley Fowler

 

Selma DE-BRITO GUERREIRO

Start Date: 15th January 2010

Title: Climate Change and Water Resources in Iberia

Supervisor: Professor Chris Kilsby

  

Blanca GARCIA NAVARRETE

Start Date: 26th September 2011

Title: Broad Scale Urban Flood Risk Analysis for Climate Impacts and Adaptation

Supervisors: Dr Vedrana Kutija, Professor Richard Dawson, Professor Hayley Fowler

 

Matthew HOLMES

Start Date: 27th September 2010

Title: Infrastructure Reliability and Adaptation

Supervisors: Dr Sean Wilkinson, Professor Jim Hall (STREAM)

 

Yumei HUANG

Start Date: 23rd September 2013

Title: Impacts of Water Resources Management on Food Security in China

Supervisors: Dr Paul Quinn, Dr Qiuhua Liang

  

Gregg ICETON

Start Date: 26 September 2011

Title: Next Generation Sequencing for the Water Industry

 Supervisors: Dr Russell Davenport, Professor Thomas Curtis (STREAM)

 

Golnaz JAHANSHAHI

Start Date: 24th September 2012

Title: Uncertainties in the Long Term Management of Water Resource

Supervisors: Professor Richard Dawson, Dr Lucy Manning, Professor Chris Kilsby

 

Alex LEATHARD

Start Date: 24th September 2007

Title: A Water Grid for the UK

Supervisors: Professor Chris Kilsby, Professor Hayley Fowler

 

Elizabeth LEWIS

Start Date: 26th September 2011

Title: Developing UK Wide Hydrological Models for Climate Change Impacts and Analysis of Floods and Droughts

Supervisors: Professor Chris Kilsby, Professor Hayley Fowler

 

Samantha MAHAFFEY

Start Date: 23rd September 2013

Title: Discrete Element Modelling of Floating Debris

Supervisors: Professor Qiuhua Liang, Professor Andy Large, Dr Geoff Parkin, Dr Mohammed Rouainia

 

Fergus McCLEAN

Start Date: 28th September 2015

Title: Global Infrastructure Flood Risk Analysis using Big Data

Supervisors: Professor Richard Dawson, Dr Sarah Dunn, Dr Hiro Yamazaki

 

Laura McGINTY

Start Date: 28th September 2015

Title: Evaluation and Funding of Green Infrastructure in Urban Areas

Supervisors: Professor Richard Dawson, Dr Claire Walsh

 

Fikiri MHENGA

Start Date: 7 January 2014

Title: Using Remotely Sensed Products for Improved Hydrological Models in High Mountain Hydrological Regimes

Supervisors: Professor Hayley Fowler, Dr Rachel Gaulton

 

Xiaodong MING

Start Date: 22 September 2014

Title: Integrated Assessment Framework for Quantifying Multi-Hazard Risk to Infrastructure

Supervisor: Professor Qiuhua Liang

 

Gareth OWEN

Start Date: 9th January 2011

Title: Catchment Characterisation and Modelling Schemes to Address Natural Flood Management Issues

Supervisors: Dr Paul Quinn, Dr Mark Wilkinson

 

Michael POLLOCK

Start Date: 6 January 2014

Title: Developing a Method to Characterise and Quantify the Undercatch in Rainfall Measurement

Supervisors: Dr Paul Quinn, Professor Chris Kilsby

 

David PRITCHARD

Start Date: 5 January 2015

Title: Developing New Hydrological Modelling Approaches to Evaluate Climate Change Impacts on Infrastructure Systems in High Mountain Catchments

Supervisor: Professor Hayley Fowler

  

Asari RASHID

Start Date: 7th January 2013

Title: Broad Scale Flood Risk Analysis of the Thames Estuary

Supervisors: Professor Richard Dawson, Professor Qiuhua Liang

 

Douglas RICHARDSON

Start Date: 22nd September 2014

Title: Probabilistic Drought Forecasting using GAMLSS Statistical Models

Supervisor: Professor Hayley Fowler, Professor Chris Richardson and Dr Francesco Serinaldi

 

Ben SMITH

Start Date: 28th September 2015

Title: Modelling Flooding from Multiple Sources using Couple Models and Multi-Scale High-Resolution Datasets

Supervisors: Dr Geoff Parkin, Professor Hayley Fowler and Dr Qiuhua Liang

 

Luke SMITH

Start Date: 24th September 2012

Title: High-Resolution Hydraulic Modelling of Flood Attenuation Features in Catchments

Supervisors: Professor Qiuhua Liang, Dr Paul Quinn

 

Eleanor STARKEY

Start Date: 23rd September 2013

Title: Community Modelling and Monitoring for Catchment Management and Restoration

Supervisors: Dr Geoff Parkin, Dr Paul Quinn, Professor Andy Large

 

Fatai TIJANI

Start Date: 10th November 2010

Title: Scale Effects in Nutrient Transport along a Rural River System, the River Eden, Cumbria

Supervisor: Dr James Bathurst

 

James VIRGO

Start Date: 24th September 2012

Title: Co-Evolution of Cities and Infrastructure

Supervisors: Professor Richard Dawson, Dr Stuart Barr

 

David WALKER

Start Date: 22 September 2014

Title: Vulnerability of Shallow Groundwater and Surface Water Resources used for Irrigation in Rural Communities in Sub-Saharan Africa to Climate Variability and Change

Supervisor: Dr Geoff Parkin

 

Jingchun WANG

Start Date: 26th September 2011

Title: Chaotic Mixing in Environmental Shallow Water Flows

Supervisors: Professor Qiuhua Liang, Dr David Werner

 

Xilin XIA

Start Date: 24th September 2012

Title: SPH Simulation of Fluid-Like Landslides

Supervisors: Professor Qiuhua Liang, Dr James Bathurst