PHD SUCCESS: LUDO BELTRAME

Congratulations to Ludo Beltrame (Cohort 1, Bristol) for successfully defending her thesis subject to minor corrections. Ludo’s thesis is entitled ‘Simulating the risk of liver fluke infection in the UK through mechanistic hydro-epidemiological modelling’. Well done Ludo!

PHD SUCCESS: MARIA XENOCHRISTOU

Congratulations to Maria Xenochristou (Cohort 2, Exeter) for successfully defending her thesis subject to minor corrections.  Maria’s thesis is entitled ‘Water Demand Forecasting Using Machine Learning on Weather and Smart Metering Data’.  Her work was supported by Dr Chris Hutton from Wessex Water.  Well done Maria!

PHD SUCCESS: NEJC COZ

Congratulations to Nejc Coz (Cohort 1, Cardiff) for successfully defending his thesis subject to minor corrections.  Nejc’s thesis is entitled ‘Numerical and experimental modelling of tidal range structures with focus on conservation of momentum through hydraulic structures’.  Well done Nejc!

PhD Success: Jonathan King

Congratulations to Jonathan King (Cohort 1, Cardiff) for successfully defending his thesis subject to minor corrections.  Jonathan’s thesis is entitled ‘Investigation and prediction of pollution in coastal and estuarine waters, using experimental and numerical methods’.  Well done Jonathan!

PhD Success: Wouter Knoben

Congratulations to Wouter Knoben (Cohort 1, Bristol) for successfully defending his thesis subject to minor corrections. Wouter’s thesis is entitled ‘Investigating conceptual model structure uncertainty: Progress in large-sample comparative hydrology’.  Well done Wouter!

PhD Success: Laurence Hawker

Congratulations to Laurence Hawker (Cohort 1, Bristol) for successfully defending his thesis subject to corrections.  Laurence’s thesis is entitled ‘Regional Flood Models and Digital Elevation Model (DEM) Uncertainty’.  Well done Laurence!

PhD Success: Barney Dobson

Congratulations to Barney Dobson (Cohort 1, Bristol) for successfully defending his PhD thesis with no corrections.  Barney’s thesis is entitled ‘Uncertainty in Modelling and Optimising Operations of Reservoir Systems’.  Well done Barney!

PHD SUCCESS: MARIANO MARINARI

Congratulations to Mariano Marinari (Cohort 1, Bath) for successfully defending his PhD thesis subject to minor corrections.  Mariano’s thesis is entitled ‘Quantification and valorisation of agricultural bioresource residues in England’.  Well done Mariano!

WISE CDT FIRST PHD SUCCESSES: JAMES WEBBER & JOSH MYRANS

We are proud and delighted to announce our first PhD successes.  James Webber and Josh Myrans (both Cohort 1, Exeter) have successfully defended their theses, subject to minor corrections.  James’ thesis is entitled “Reliable and Resilient Surface Water Management through Rapid Scenario Screening”.  Josh’s thesis is entitled “Automated analysis of sewer CCTV surveys”.  Well done James and Josh!