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Postdoctoral Research Fellows

 

  1. Oriana Jovanovic, 2022-present, EU WIDER UPTAKE

  2. Dong Wang, 2022-present, AI-based modelling in water engineering

  3. Joshua Myrans, 2018-21, KTP with South West Water

  4. James Webber, 2018-20, NERC SWEEP project with Pell-Frischmann

  5. Ahilan Sangaralingam, 2017-19, EPSRC Urban Flood Resilience

  6. Shruti Virgincar, 2017-18, NERC SWEEP project with Pell-Frischmann

  7. James Bailey, 2014-16, KTP DCWW

  8. David Walker, 2014-15, EU iWIDEST

  9. Enrico Creaco, 2014-15, EU iWIDGET

  10. Kourosh Behzadian, 2011-15, EU TRUST

  11. Mark Morley, 2011-15, EU TRUST

  12. Michele Romano, 2011-14, KTP United Utilities

  13. Christopher Hutton, 2010-14, EU iWIDGET and EU PREPARED

  14. Nemanja Branisavljevic, 2013-14, EU PREPARED

  15. Aisha Bello-Dambatta, 2011-13, EU TRUST

  16. Kyle Thompson, 2010-13, EU PREPARED

  17. Josef Bicik, 2010-11, KTP Yorkshire Water (DSS)

  18. Janez Susnik, 2010-14, EU PREPARED and EU WASSERMed

  19. Brian Harrold, 2011-12, KTP Yorkshire Water (Modelling)

  20. Pavel Burovskiy, 2009-11, EPSRC Neptune and EPSRC “Risk based WDS Design under Uncertainty”

  21. Guangtao Fu, 2009-10, EPSRC 'Risk based WDS Design under Uncertainty

  22. Michele Guidolin, 2009-10, EPSRC Neptune

  23. Michelle Woodward, 2008-11, KTP HR Wallingford

  24. Lydia Vamvakeridou-Lyroudia, 2008-16, EPSRC Neptune, EU PREPARED, EU WASSERMed and EU iWIDGET

  25. Haytham Awad, 2007-09, EPSRC Neptune

  26. Ralph Olsson, 2006-08, EPSRC Platform Grant

  27. Gianluca Dorini, 2006-08, EPSRC PUrE

 

PhD/EngD/PDEng Students

 

  1. Siddharth Seshan, PhD, AI for improved operational control of wastewater treatment works, with KWR and Waternet
  2. Anurag Bhambhani, PhD, Circularity, efficiency and optimisation of water resource recovery solutions, with Waternet and NPSP
  3. Arianna Nativio, PhD, risk assessment and management for water resource recovery solutions, with Waternet and NPSP
  4. Aashna Mittal, PhD, Serious gaming for decision making support in urban water management
  5. Joao Ferreira, PhD, Modelling of air in intermittent water supply systems
  6. Aulia Tirtamarina, PDEng, Risk-based approach for pipe replacement prioritisation, with WMD
  7. Job van der Werf, PhD, Real-time control of urban drainage systems
  8. Bilal Khan Yusufi, PhD, Investigation of non-Newtonian fluid flow in new sanitation systems

  9. Tianlong Jia, PhD, AI for monitoring, modelling and removal of plastics in urban waterways, with Noria and Rijkswaterstaat
  10. Alexander Garzon Diaz, AI based surrogate modelling of for urban drainage systems
  11. Hala Alhamed, awarded PDEng in 2020, Asset management of sewer systems, with Waternet
  12. Martine van den Boomen, awarded PhD in 2020, Replacement optimisation for public infrastructure assets
  13. Sabrina Draude, PhD, Methodology for Effective Operational Blockage Reduction, WISE CDT, with Welsh Water
  14. Eirini Nikoloudi, awarded PhD in 2021, Event Management and Post Event Response Planning for Intelligent Water Networks, WISE CDT, with United Utilities
  15. Talia Rosin, awarded EngD in 2021, Real-time Prediction and Detection of Blockages in Smart Wastewater Systems, STREAM CDT, with United Utilities
  16. Gerald Riss, awarded PhD in 2020, Events Recognition System for Water Treatment Processes, STREAM CDT, with United Utilities
  17. Olivia Milton-Thompson, awarded PhD in 2019, Risk of Groundwater Contamination from Hydraulic Fracturing, WISE CDT

  18. Maria Xenochristou, awarded PhD in 2019, Water demand forecasting, WISE CDT, with Wessex Water
  19. Mohammed Abdallah, awarded PhD in 2019, Real-time pump scheduling, self-funded
  20. Sophocles Sophocleous, awarded EngD in 2019, Development of the next generation of water mains network modelling tools, STREAM CDT, with Severn Trent / WITS Consult Ltd
  21. Josh Myrans, awarded PhD in 2018, Automated Detection of Sewer Faults using CCTV, WISE CDT, with Wessex Water
  22. Gregory Meyers, awarded EngD in 2018, Real-time discolouration risk management
  23. Herman Mahmoud, awarded PhD in 2018, Real-time Operational Response Methodology for Reducing Failure Impacts in Water Distribution Systems
  24. Isaac Okeya, awarded EngD in 2018, Detection and Localisation of Pipe Bursts in a District Metered Area Using an Online Hydraulic Model
  25. Thomas Roach, awarded EngD in 2017, Decision Making Methods for Water Resources Management Under Deep Uncertainty
  26. James Bailey, awarded MPhil in 2016, Data-Driven Models of Blockage Likelihood in the Wastewater Network
  27. Brett Korteling, awarded PhD in 2016, Adapting water systems to a changing climate: an application of info-gap decision theory
  28. William Sayers, awarded PhD in 2015, Artificial Intelligence Techniques for Flood Risk Management in Urban Environments
  29. Euijeong Lim, awarded MPhil in 2015, Development of a Leakage Target Setting Approach for South Korea based on Economic Level of Leakage
  30. Qi Wang, awarded PhD in 2014, Hybrid Optimisation Algorithms for Two-Objective Design of Water Distribution Systems
  31. Innocent Basupi, awarded PhD in 2013, Adaptive management of water distribution system assets under climate change
  32. Michele Romano, awarded PhD in 2013, Real-time pipe burst detection and diagnostics in water distribution systems
  33. Maryam Astaraie-Imani, awarded PhD in 2012, Modelling the performance of an integrated urban wastewater system under future conditions
  34. Michelle Woodward, awarded PhD in 2012, Flexible flood risk management
  35. Josef Bicik, awarded PhD in 2010, Decision support for the real-time operation of water distribution systems
  36. Theodoros Economou, awarded PhD in 2010, Bayesian-based asset failure models

 

External PhD Students

 

  1. Laura Katherine Gonzalez, started PhD in 2022, University of Los Andes, Colombia, Real-time modelling and monitoring of water quality in water distribution systems

  2. Alessandro Farina, started PhD in 2020, University of Campania, Italy, Combined sewer overflows.

  3. Ben Hamilton, started EngD in 2018, University of Exeter, Real-time blockage detection in combined sewer systems using machine learning

  4. Vasilis Koukoravas, started PhD in 2017, University of Exeter, until 2018), Intermittent water supply systems desig

  5. David Pryce, started EngD in 2016, niversity of Exeter, Context specific upscaling of an innovative (HY-SAF) wastewater treatment system and its market roll out strategy for developing countries

  6. Matej Radinja, awarded PhD in 2022, niversity of Ljubljana, Slovenia, Automated modelling and design of sustainable drainage systems  

  7. Carlos Daniel Montes Rodriguez, awarded PhD in 2021, University of Los Andes, Colombia, Self-cleansing sewers
  8. Olivia Bailey, awarded PhD in 2020, University of Bath, UK, Sewer systems of the future
  9. Alida Alves Beloqui, awarded PhD in 2020, IHE Delft, The Netherlands, Optimal green and grey infrastructure design for flood risk management
  10. Zeljko Vasilic, awarded PhD in 2018, Civil Engineering Faculty at the University of Belgrade, Serbia, Water distribution system sectorization with advanced hydraulic modelling
  11. Gerard Sanz, awarded PhD in 2015, Polytechnic University of Cataluna (UPC), Spain, Leak detection
  12. Frederico Keizo Odan, awarded PhD in 2014, University of São Paulo, Brazil, Optimisation of real time operation of a water distribution systems
  13. Carlo Giacomello, awarded PhD in 2012, University of Udine, Italy, Real-time pump scheduling in water distribution systems using Linear Programming
  14. Nemanja Branisavljevic, awarded PhD in 2012, Civil Engineering Faculty at the University of Belgrade, Serbia, Real-time sensor data validation
  15. Daniel Kozelj, PhD, awarded PhD in 2014, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, Multi-objective calibration of water distribution system models
  16. Raido Puust, awarded PhD in 2007, University of Tallinn, Estonia, Probabilistic leakage detection in water distribution systems
  17. Kourosh Behzadian, awarded PhD in 2008, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, Stochastic sampling design for calibration
  18. Martin Weickgenant, awarded MSc (by research) in 2008, Stuttgart University, Germany, Risk based contaminant detection in distribution systems
  19. Carla Tricarico, awarded PhD in 2007, Casino University, Italy, Economic level of water distribution system reliability

 

 

MSc Students

 

  1. Laura Vogelzang, 2021-22, MSc Water Management at TU Delft, Holistic performance assessment of nature based solutions

  2. Mikki Metz, 2021-22, MSc Water Management at TU Delft, Assessment of Aquaflow-based stormwater management
  3. Jessica Nguyen, 2021-22, MSc Water Management at TU Delft, Serious gaming to support the adoption of sustainable drainage solutions
  4. Samira Ibrahim, 2021-22, MSc Water Management at TU Delft, Detection of submerged plastics in urban waterways
  5. Zixi Meng, 2021-22, MSc Water Management at TU Delft, Location of Leaks in water distribution systems
  6. Daniele Bonavita, 2021-22, MSc Water Management at TU Delft, Future urban water systems: circularity and adaptability as possible strategies to mitigate future drought impacts and uncertainties
  7. Sophie Brevoord, 2021-22, MSc Water Management at TU Delft, Multi-objective RTC strategy in urban drainage systems for reduced ecological impact
  8. Azza Azzahra, 2020-21, MSc Water Management at TU Delft, Urban drainage system optimisation for reduced flood risk
  9.  Siyuan Wang, 2020-21, MSc Water Management at TU Delft, Impact of soil cover on drinking water temperature
  10. Andre Vallendar, 2020-21, MSc Water Management at TU Delft, Deep learning for plastics debris detection in urban waterways
  11. Toan Nguyen, 2019-20, MSc Water Management at TU Delft, Long-term supply/demand balance planning in intermittent water supply systems in Africa under climate change
  12.  Fabrizia Fappiano, 2019-20, MSc Water Management at TU Delft, Simplified simulation modelling of urban drainage networks 
  13. Louise Petersson, 2018-19, MSc Water Management at TU Delft, Detecting causes of flooding with community mapped drainage data
  14. Voytek Barycki, 2018-20, MSc Water Management at TU Delft, Application of Business Intelligence as Decision Support Systems in Asset Management of Water Connections
  15.  Olivia Dent, 2018, MSc Water Management at University of Exeter, Performance assessment of sustainable drainage systems under uncertainty
  16. 2.      Xiaoyu Luo, 2018, MSc Water Management at University of Exeter, Water demand forecasting
  17.  Jose Alvarez-Garcia, 2017, MSc Management at University of Exeter, Smart Rainwater Harvesting
  18.  Mehmet Murat Kali, 2017, MSc Water Management at University of Exeter, Decision making Methods for Water Resources Management under Drought Conditions
  19. Basem Ismail, 2016, MSc Water Management at University of Exeter, Dynamic DMA rezoning using pressure management
  20.  Helena Machin, 2015, MSc Water Management at University of Exeter, Prediction of pipe failures in water distribution systems using statistical regression modelling
  21. David Sorisi, 2014, MSc Water Management at University of Exeter, Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) on Streatham Campus
  22. Christopher Osborne, 2013, MSc Urban Water Systems at University of Exeter, Optimal Redesign of the Streatham Campus Water Distribution Network
  23. Adam Cullum, 2012, MSc Urban Water Systems at University of Exeter, Optimal Pump Scheduling using Non-Linear Programming
  24.  Shenan Grossberg, 2011, MSc Urban Water Systems at University of Exeter, Optimal Pump Scheduling using Cellular Automata
  25. Joseph Innis, 2009, MSc Urban Water Systems at University of Exeter, Modelling Transient Events in Pipe Networks
  26. Jonathan Legg, 2008, MSc Urban Water Systems at University of Exeter, Leakage assessment for the Cholderton & District water distribution system
  27. Georgina Simpson, 2008, MSc Urban Water Systems at University of Exeter, Joint probability of high tides coinciding with intense rainfall events and links with climate change