Maths Foresees

EPSRC LWEC Network

Projects

The following projects have been awarded by the Maths Foresees network:

Feasibility studies

  • Sergei Lukaschuk (PI; University of Hull) with Victor Shrira (Keele University) on 'modelling the wave dynamics of jet currents in a flume' (awarded May 2015; ends March 2017). Presentation I and Presentation II
    - Read the final project report here.
  • Jacques Vanneste (PI; University of Edinburgh) with Ruth Doherty (University of Edinburgh) and Alexandra Tzella (University of Birmingham) on 'a multiscale model of urban dispersion' (awarded May 2015; ended January 2016).
    - Read the final project report here.
  • Colin Cotter (PI) with Alastair Gregory, David Ham (all Imperial College London) and Rob Lamb (JBA Trust) on 'multilevel Monte Carlo methods for flood risk assessment' (awarded January 2016; ended October 2016).
    - Read the final project report here.
  • Andrew Hogg (PI) with Jonty Rougier, Paul Bates, Mark Woodhouse (all University of Bristol) and Rob Lamb (JBA Trust) on 'the effects of topographic uncertainty on flood and debris flow modelling' (awarded January 2016; ends January 2017).
    - Read the final project report here.
  • David Dritschel (PI; University of St Andrews) with Steven Boeing, Doug Parker and Alan Blyth (all University of Leeds) on 'a prototype vortex-in-cell algorithm for modelling moist convection' (awarded January 2016; ended October 2016)
    - Read final project report here.
  • Sandhya Patidar (PI) with Heather Haynes, Ji Li (all Heriot-Watt University) and Fiona McLay (SEPA) on 'a stochastic modelling approach for future flood risk modelling' (awarded September 2016, ends March 2017).
    - Read the final project report here.
  • Rebecca Killick (PI) with Suzana Ilic (both Lancaster University) and Iain Gold (Environment Agency) on 'forecasting river levels utilising nonstationarity' (awarded September 2016, ends April 2017).
    - Read the final project report here.

  • Outreach projects

  • Onno Bokhove (PI; University of Leeds) with Robin Gray (Pennine Prospects) and Louise Walker (water@leeds) on a 'conceptual table-top demonstration of catchments, river floods and flood mitigation' (awarded May 2015, ends June 2017)
    Renamed to Wetropolis flood demonstator (blog) See Onno's presentation on the Science of Floods: rainfall, flooding and flood control revisited in the design of a table-top model, given at the public workshop Science of Floods in Hebden Bridge led by Pennine Prospects in May 2016.
    - Read the final project report here.
  • Sara Lombardo (PI) with Matteo Sommacal, Benoit Huard (all Northumbria University) and Carol Davenport (Think Physics) on 'giant waves in the ocean: from sea monsters to science' (awarded September 2016, ends May 2017).
    - Read the final project report here.

  • Focused mathematics workshops

  • Alexandra Tzella (PI; University of Birmigham) with Gavin Esler (UCL) and Jacques Vanneste (University of Edinburgh) on the 'mathematics of dispersion in the environment' (University of Birmingham, 4th-5th April 2016; awarded May 2015).
    - Read the final report here.
  • Ian Roulstone (PI) with Matt Turner and Bin Cheng (all University of Surrey) on 'coupling convection and large scale dynamics in numerical weather prediction models' (Surrey, 21st-22nd March 2016; awarded September 2015).
    - Read the final report here.
  • Vera Hazelwood (PI; Smith Institute) Helen Dacre (University of Reading) and Matt Watson (University of Bristol) on 'volcanic ash forecasting' (Royal Academy of Engineering, London, 22nd February 2016; awarded January 2016). List of participants.
    - Read the final project report here.
  • Sara Lombardo (PI) with Matteo Sommacal (both Northumbria University), Miguel Onorato (University of Turin, Italy), Fabio Baronio (University of Brescia, Italy) and Amin Chabchoub (Aalto University, Finland & University of Tokyo, Japan) on 'the onset of rogue waves' (Northumbria University, Spring 2017 (dates TBC); awarded September 2016).
    - Read the final project report here.

  • All subprojects have now been awarded.

                                        

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