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Environmental Engineering Academic and Teaching Staff A-Z

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 Adrian Butler

Adrian Butler

Reader in Subsurface Hydrology, DIC, PhD, FRMetS, FGS
Surface flow and transport processes and their environmental impact. 
 Wouter Buytaert

Wouter Buytaert

Senior Lecturer in Hydrology, PhD
Hydrology and water resources; Environmental change; Land use impacts; Hydrological modelling; Data assimilation and uncertainty analysis; Decision support systems; Sustainable development; Tropical hydrology. 
 Chris Cheeseman

Chris Cheeseman

Professor of Materials Resources Engineering, PhD, MCIWM
Waste management; Beneficial reuse of wastes; Low -carbon materials; Waste encapsulation technologies.
 Geoff Fowler

Geoff Fowler

Research Fellow, PhD, MRSC, CChem
Thermal and microwave pyrolysis; activated carbon production and application; Contaminated land treatment; Hazardous waste management; Composite recycling; Water jetting.
 Matthew Greetham

Matthew Greetham

Environmental Teaching Fellow
Environmental infrastructure design;  Water and wastewater treatment process modelling; Asset management of environmental infrastructure; Behavioural system simulation modelling.  
 Nigel Graham

Nigel Graham

Professor of Environmental Engineering, MA, MSc, PhD, DIC, ScD(Cantab), FICE, FIChemE, FCIWEMbr Drinking water and wastewater treatment technologies; Treatment process evaluation and modelling; Intermediate technology methods; Water supply management and systems; Water quality modelling. 
 Sue Grimes  

Sue Grimes

Professor and Royal Academy of Engineering Chair in Waste and Resource Management, PhD, MBA, DipMRS, CSci. CChem. FRSC, CEnv, MCIWM
RRecovery of value components from wastes for conversion to commercially useful products; Closed-loop methodologies towards resource efficiency; Decision-support tools for sustainable waste management.
 Cedo Maksimovic

Cedo Maksimovic

Professorial Research Fellow, PhD
Applied fluid mechanics in urban water systems: storm drainage, urban flooding water supply and interactions of urban water systems and infrastructure with the environment. 
 Ana Mijic

Ana Mijic

Lecturer in Urban Water Management, PhD, DIC
Urban hydrology and urban ecosystems. Groundwater-sewer interactions. Urban water and energy use. Water resources assessment and climate change mitigation.
 Christian Onof

Christian Onof

Reader in Stochastic Environmental Systems, PhD, DIC, FSS
Stochastic modeling of precipitation related variables and the impact of climate change upon hydrological variables. 
 Stephen Smith

Stephen Smith

Professor of Bioresource Systems, BSc, PhD, MCIWM, MCIWEM, C.WEM, CEnv
Bioresources management, treatment, land application, agronomic value, environmental and health impact; Energy products from biodegradable solid waste. 
 Ivan Stoianov

Ivan Stoianov

Senior Lecturer in Water Systems Engineering, PhD
Modelling and optimal control of water supply and wastewater systems : Sensing and monitoring of civil engineering infrastructure; Founder of the InfraSense lab.
 Mike Templeton

Michael Templeton

Reader in Public Health Engineering, PhD, CEng, MICE
Drinking water quality and treatment; Chemical and microbiological contaminants in water; Disinfection processes; Disinfection by-products ; Water and sanitation for developing countries. 
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Environmental Engineering Research Staff A-Z

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 Edo Abraham

Edo Abraham

Research Associate, PhD
Optimization and control technologies for smart water systems; MPC; Robust Estimation.
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 Bastian Manz

Bastian Manz

Research Assistant
Flood risk modelling for urbanized tropical catchments under consideration of non-stationarities and uncertainty propagation
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 Tom Bond

Tom Bond

Junior Research Fellow, PhD
Control of Aquatic Pollutants
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 Veronica Ferrandiz

Veronica Ferrandiz

Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellow, PhD
Eco-Lightweight Granules for Energy Efficient Applications
 Jack Grimes

Jack Grimes

Water and sanitation and schistosomiasis
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 Mohammad Hoque

Mohammad Hoque

Research Assistant, PhD
Cause, Health Impacts and Mitigation of Saline Intrusion in Bangladesh
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 Jimmy O'Keefe

Jimmy O'Keeffe

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 Barbara Orellana Bobadilla

Barbara Orellana Bobadilla

Research Associate, PhD
Hydrological extremes and feedbacks in the changing water cycle (HydEF)
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 Hannah Rigby

Hannah Rigby

Research Associate, PhD
The potential transfer and uptake of contaminants into food arising from the use of recycled wastes in agriculture
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 Jonny Ritson

Jonny Ritson

The impact of climate change on surface water quality and drinking water treatment
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 Wenzheng Yu

Wenzheng Yu

Research Associate, PhD
Novel approaches for enhancing the treatment of drinking water by ultrafiltration, Coagulation
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Environmental Engineering Research Students A-Z

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 Tilashwork Alemie

Tilashwork Alemie

Started Aug 2014
Water quality and erosion status determination in the Tana Lake Basin - Ethiopia
Supervised by: Buytaert, W.
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 Hooman Armand

Hooman Armand

Started Oct 2011
Optimal water quality management in water distribution networks
Supervised by: Stoianov, I.Graham, N.J.
Email Hooman
 Filip Babovic

Filip Babovic

Started Oct 2014
Urban resilience to water challenges under deep uncertainty
As part of the CDT in Sustainable Civil Engineering
Supervised by: Mijic, A., Madani, K.
Email Filip
 Peter Blair

Peter Blair

Started October 2014
Socio-Eco-hydrological modelling and uncertainty analysis
Supervisor: Buytaert, W., Ewers, R M 
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Caroline Blocher

Caroline Blocher

Started October 2016
Modelling and failure diagnosis of dynamically adaptive water supply networks
Supervisor: 
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 David Blyth

David Blyth

Started Oct 2015
Environmental fate of priority contaminants
As part of the CDT in Sustainable Civil Engineering
Supervised by: Butler, A.P., Fowler, G.D.
Email David
 James Blyth

James Blyth

Started Oct 2009
Ensuring cryptosporidium-free drinking water using UV disinfection
Supervised by: Templeton, M.R., Cairns, B. (Trojan UV), Curtis, T. (Newcastle University), Jackson, H. (TrojanUV)
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Laura Braun

Laura Braun

Started Oct 2016
Water and sanitation interventions for the prevention of Schistosomiasis 
Supervised by: Templeton, M.R.
Email Laura
 Jiramate Changklom

Jiramate Changklom

Started Jan 2014
Operational control of water supply systems
Supervised by: Stoianov, I.
Email Jiramate
Hi Kai Chou

Hsi-Kai Chou

Started Oct 2015
Citizen science in hydrology and water resources
Supervised by: Buytaert, W.
Email Hsi-Kai
 David Cross

David Cross

Started June 2014
Stochastic rainfall modelling for a changing climate
Supervised by: Onof, C.
Email David
 Rosi Destiani

Rosi Destiani

Started Apr 2014
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria in water supplies
Supervised by: Templeton, M.R.
Email Rosi
 Simon De Stercke

Simon De Stercke

Started Oct 2014
Sustainable cities in the context of water energy interactions
Supervised by: Mijic, A.
Email Simon
 Mohamad El Hattab

Mohamad El Hattab

Started Dec 2015
Techno-economic evaluation of SuDs performance at the full scale
As part of the CDT in Sustainable Civil Engineering
Supervised by: Mijic, A.Onof, C.
Email Mohamad
 Yiran Fan

Yiran Fan

Started Nov 2013
Sustainable fillers for rubber materials
Supervised by: Fowler, G.D.
Email Yiran
 Emma Fryer

Emma Fryer

Started Oct 2011
Selective adsorbents for removal of emerging contaminants from water
Supervised by: Graham, N.J.Fowler, G.D.
Email Emma
 Stefano Giacalone

Stefano Giacalone

Started October 2013
Optimising the anaerobic digestion process
Supervisor: Smith, S. R.
Email Stefano
 Sam Grainger

Sam Grainger

Started Mar 2014
Citizen science and water resources management in remote mountain communities
Supervisor: Buytaert, W.
Email Sam
 Malcolm Graham

Malcolm Graham

Started Oct 2014
Inverse modelling of saline freshwater interface behaviour in coastal aquifers conditioned on measurements of spontaneous potential
Supervisor: Butler, A.P., Jackson, M.D (Earth Science Engineering)
Email Malcolm
 

Marc Heitmann

Started Oct 2016
The development and optimisation of pilot scale sustainable sewage sludge treatment technologies with energy and materials recovery 
Supervisor: Fowler, G.D.
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 Abrar Habib

Abrar Habib

Started Oct 2013
Temporal scaling of hydrological time series
Supervised by: Butler, A.P, Onof, C.
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 Acile Hammoud

Acile Hammoud

Started Nov 2014
Nitrate pollution of groundwater by on-site sanitation facilities in low-income countries 
Supervised by: Templeton, M.R
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Amanda Larasati

Amanda Larasati

Started Oct 2016
Nitrate pollution of groundwater by on-site sanitation facilities in low-income countries 
Supervised by: Graham, N.J.Fowler, G.D.
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 Jin Liu

Jin Liu

Started: Feb 2016
Critical assessment of sewage sludge MAD
Supervised by: Smith, S. R.
Email Jin
Teng Liu

Liu, Teng

Started: Jan 2017
Membrane technology for water treatment
Supervised by: Graham, N.J.
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 Xi Liu

Xi Liu

Started: Oct 2012
Integrated modelling and performance analysis of Blue Green Technologies in urban environments 
Supervised by: Maksimovic, C.Buytaert, W.
Email Xi
Ziyi Liu

Ziyi Liu

Started: Jan 2017
Bio-enzymes recovery from waste activated sludge 
Supervised by: Smith, S. R.
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 Ruben Menke

Ruben Menke

Started Oct 2013
Towards balancing smart water systems and smart power grids
Supervised by: Stoianov, I., Parpas, P.
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 Simon Moulds

Simon Moulds

Started Oct 2012
Modelling the water resources of northern India
Supervised by: Buytaert, W.
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 Kenneth Muniina

Kenneth Muniina

Started Oct 2011
Performance of decentralised interventions in urban water systems of the developing world 
Supervised by: Maksimovic, C.Graham, N.J.
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 Samer Muhandes

Samer Muhandes

Started Oct 2015
Interaction between SUDS and groundwater: impacts on design and implications for long-term sustainability
Supervised by: Mijic, A.Butler, A.P
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 James Naidoo

James Naidoo

Irrigation ‘on demand’: pervaporative membrane filtration for more sustainable irrigation
As part of the CDT in Sustainable Civil Engineering
Supervised by: Templeton, M.R
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 Gani Nessipbekov

Gani Nessipbekov

Started Oct 2011
Coincidence of urban pluvial flooding with groundwater flooding
Supervised by: Maksimovic, C.Onof, C.
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 Stefan Nubert

Stefan Nubert

Started Oct 2008
Drought risk and resource reliability for chalk groundwater
Supervised by: Wheater, H.S., Butler, A.POnof, C. 
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 Boris Fernando Ochoa Tocachi

Boris Fernando Ochoa Tocachi

Started Oct 2015
Hydrological impacts from environmental and human induced changes in tropical mountain regions
Supervised by: Buytaert. W
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 Jimmy O'Keeffe

Jimmy O'Keeffe

Started Oct 2012 - present
Development of hydro-economic models to support water resource management in the Ganga Basin in a poverty alleviation context
Supervised by:  Buytaert, W., Butler, A.P
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 Filippo Pecci

Filippo Pecci

Started Oct 2014
Modelling and optimization of water supply systems
Supervised by: Stoianov, I
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 Rui Daniel Da Silva Pina

Rui Daniel Da Silva Pina

Started Nov 2013
Blue-green urban flood modelling
Supervised by: Maksimovic, C., Mijic, A.
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 Thomas Ravalde

Thomas Ravalde

Started Sept 2012
Highly integrated urban energy, water and waste resources
Supervised by: Keirstead, J.Stoianov, I.
Email Thomas
 Natalia Reyna Bensusan

Natalia Reyna Bensusan

Started Oct 2014
Management strategies of polluting emissions from solid waste
Supervised by: Smith, S. R., Wilson, David
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 Hossein Rezaei

Hossein Rezaei

Started Jan 2013
Assessing the impact of hydraulic transients on fracture and fatigue failures of pipes
Supervised by: Stoianov, I.
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 Azucena Rodriguez Yebra

Azucena Rodriguez Yebra

Started Oct 2014
Understanding the interactions between adited groundwater sources and the chalk acquifer under drought conditions.
Supervised by: Butler, A.P
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 Susana Ochoa Rodríguez

Susana Ochoa Rodríguez

DIANE-CM (Decentralised Integrated Analysis and Enhancement of Awareness through Collaborative Modelling and Management of Flood Risk), funded by EA/EU
FRMRC 2 (Flood Risk Management Research Consortium 2), funded by EPSRC
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 Nicolas Schaeffer

Nicolas Schaeffer

Started Oct 2012
Resource extraction from waste fluorescent tubes
Supervised by: Cheeseman, C.R.Grimes, S.M.
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 Sofia Semitsoglou-Tsiapou

Sofia Semitsoglou-Tsiapou

Started Oct 2012
Destruction of Micro-Pollutants from Drinking Water by UV Advanced Oxidation
Supervised by: Templeton, M.R.Graham, N.J.
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 Chrysoula Sfynia

Chrysoula Sfynia

Started November 2013
Minimisation of regulated and unregulated disinfection by-products in drinking water
Supervised by: Templeton, M.R.
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 Laure Sione

Laure Sione

Started Oct 2014
Coupling intermittent renewable energy and desalinisation for climate-resilient cities
As part of the CDT in Sustainable Civil Engineering
Supervised by: Templeton, M.R.Onof, C.
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 Srdjan Stankovi

Srdjan Stankovic

Started Nov 2012
Integrated blue-green dream urban eco-systems assessment and quantification
Supervised by: Maksimovic, C. 
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Aly-Joy Ulusoy

Aly-Joy Ulusoy

Started Oct 2016
Dynamically adaptive water supply networks
Supervised by: Stoianov, I.
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 Mike Vaughan

Mike Vaughan

Started Oct 2008
Extrapolation of rainfall-runoff models for real-time flood forecasting
Supervised by: McIntyre, N.
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 Wan Norazeina Wan Rusli

Wan Norazeina Wan Rusli

Started Dec 2014
Naturally-derived biocides for water treatment application
Supervised by: Templeton, M.R.
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 Euan Wilson

Euan (Robert) Wilson

Started Oct 2015
Breaking the biofuels code: Towards reliable water quality sensing (in-pipe, reagent free)
Supervised by: Stoianov, I., O'Hare, D. 
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 Ding Zhou

Ding Zhou

Started Oct 2012
Supplementary cementitious materials derived from industrial solid wastes or mineral wastes
Supervised by: Cheeseman, C.R.
Email Ding
Charles Zogheib

Charles Zogheib

Started Oct 2016
Polycentric water resources assessment and governance in data-scarce regions
Supervised by: Buytaert, W.Mijic, A.
Email Charles
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Environmental Emeritus, SRI, Visitors

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 Howard Wheater

Professor Howard Wheater

Senior Research Investigator, Distinguished Research Fellow, Emeritus Professor of Hydrology
Professor Howard Wheater is Canada Excellence Research Chair in Water Security and Director, Global Institute for Water Security, University of Saskatchewan. A leading expert in hydrological science, he has extensive international experience of flood, water resource and surface and groundwater quality management. He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and AGU and won the Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water.
Emeritus and Senior Research Investigators
Emeritus and Senior Research Investigators

Visiting and honorary staff

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David Balmforth
Visiting Professor: Technical Director with international consultants MWH, specialising in flood risk management, water pollution control and climate change adaptation. Industrial Advisory Panel member of Environmental Engineering MSc course.
Michael Beck
Visiting Professor
John Donaldson
Visiting Professor
 
Paul Hardisty
Visiting Professor: Global Director of Sustainability and EcoNomics for WorleyParsons, Member of the Grantham Inst. for Climate change
Paul Leinster Visiting Professor
Neil McIntyre Visiting Professor
Denis Peach Visiting Professor
Jean Venables Visiting Professor
David Wilson Senior Research Investigator, Visiting Professor: Independent consultant in waste and resources management, specialising in high-level policy and strategy work. Industrial Advisory Panel member of Environmental Engineering MSc course.
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Administration Staff and Officers

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 Judith Barritt

Judith Barritt

MSc Cluster Administrator, EWRE
Room 230, +44 (0)207 594 5967, Email Judith
 Carol Edwards

Carol Edwards

Research Officer, EWRE section
Room 507, +44 (0)207 594 5970, Email Carol
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