People

Environmental and Water Resources Engineering (EWRE) Academic and Teaching Staff A-Z

PhotoDetails
 Adrian Butler

Adrian Butler

Professor of Subsurface Hydrology, DIC, PhD, FRMetS, FGS
Director of MSc in Hydrology
Sub surface flow and transport processes and their environmental impact. 
 Wouter Buytaert

Wouter Buytaert

Professor in Hydrology and Water Resources, PhD
Digital Communications Coordinator
Hydrology and water resources; Environmental change; Land use impacts; Hydrological modelling; Data assimilation and uncertainty analysis; Decision support systems; Sustainable development; Tropical hydrology. 
 Geoff Fowler

Geoff Fowler

Senior Research Fellow, PhD, MRSC, CChem
Department Safety Officer
Thermal and microwave pyrolysis; activated carbon production and application; Contaminated land treatment; Hazardous waste management; Composite recycling; Water jetting.
 Sue Grimes

Sue Grimes

Professor and Royal Academy of Engineering Chair in Waste and Resource Management, PhD, MBA, DipMRS, CSci. CChem. FRSC, CEnv, MCIWM
Director of MSc in Environmental Engineering
Undergraduate Year 4 Coordinator

Recovery of value components from wastes for conversion to commercially useful products; Closed-loop methodologies towards resource efficiency; Decision-support tools for sustainable waste management.
Po-Heng (Henry) Lee

Po-Heng (Henry) Lee

Senior Lecturer in Wastewater Engineering, PhD
Anaerobic biotechnology, i.e., fermentation, digestion, anammox, quantum-induced metabolism, for mining resources from wastewaters with thermodynamic and meta'omic techniques
 Ana Mijic

Ana Mijic

Reader in Water Systems Integration, PhD, DIC
Co-Director of the Cente for Systems Engineering and InnovationOutreach Coordinator
Satish Dhawan Visiting Chair Professorship at Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore
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. 
 Athanasios Paschalis

Athanasios Paschalis

Senior Lecturer in Hydrology, PhD
Lecture Programme Coordinator 
Stochastic modelling of rainfall; Probability theory and statistics; Ecohydrology and water/soil/plant atmosphere interactions; Physically based modelling for catchment hydrology; Natural hazard risk analysis.
 Stephen Smith

Stephen R. Smith

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

Ivan Stoianov

Reader 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

Professor of Public Health Engineering, PhD, CEng, FICE
Oxfam and Water For People / Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair in Global Sanitation Technology
Drinking water quality and treatment; Chemical and microbiological contaminants in water; Disinfection processes; Disinfection by-products; Water and sanitation for developing countries. 
Environment Engineering Academics A-Z
Environment Academics A-Z

Download our Departmental Research Brochure

Environmental and Water Resources Engineering (EWRE) Research Staff A-Z

PhotoDetails
 Greta Antonini

Greta Antonini

Project Administrator
Community Water Management for a Liveable London (CAMELLIA)
Landslide EVO
Email Greta
Stanislava Boscovic

Stanislava Boscovic

Research Associate, PhD
Improvement of Public Health and Wellbeing in cities through the systematic implementation of new integrated, nature-based technologies.
Email Stanislava
 Barnaby Dobson

Barnaby Dobson

Research Associate, PhD
Keywords: Water resources modelling; Optimization; Uncertainty and systems analysis; 
Project: Integrated urban water cycle modelling for London (as part of the Camellia project)
Email Barnaby
 

Laure Sione

Research Associate, PhD
Project: Pathways to Equitable Healthy Cities which aims to advance the science that underpins sustainable urban development and healthier lives. Funded by the UK Wellcome Trust
Email Laure
Simon de Stercke

Simon de Stercke

Research Associate, PhD
UnderWRiDE project which studies the effect of hydrometeorological extremes on risks of water-related diseases, in particular leptospirosis.
Email Simon
 Filippo Pecci

Filippo Pecci

Research Associate, PhD
Computational optimisation of dynamically adaptive water supply networks
Email Filippo
Thomas Rowan

Thomas Rowan

Research Associate
Community Water Management for a Liveable London (CAMELLIA); Computational hydraulics; infiltration modelling; unsaturated soil mechanics; Hydraulic Ram Pumps
Email Tom
 Aly Joy Ulusoy

Aly Joy Ulusoy

Research Assistant, PhD pending
Email Aly
Environment Research Staff A-Z
Environment Academics A-Z

Environmental and Water Resources Engineering (EWRE) Research Students A-Z

PhotoDetails
Jarudej Asingsamanunt

Jarudej Asingsamanunt

Started Jan 2019
The study of the application of pyrolysis for the beneficial treatment and reuse of agricultural and municipal solid waste materials in the context of Circular Economy
Supervised by: Fowler, G.D.Grimes, S.
Email Jarudej
 Emma Beirns

Emma Beirns

Started Sep 2019
Removal of amine-branch pharmaceuticals via direct interspecies electron transfer in an anaerobic fluidised-bed membrane bioreactor
Supervised by: Lee, PH.Smith, S. R.
Email Emma
 Alex Bowles

Alex Bowles

Started Oct 2019
Climate change mitigation through adsorption onto activated carbon
Supervised by: Fowler, G.D.
Email Alex
 Johannes-Robert Bruch

Johannes-Robert Bruch

Started Oct 2018
Recovery of value from waste electrical and electronic equipment
Supervised by: Grimes, S.Fowler, G.D.
Email Johannes
Jordi Buckley

Jordi Buckley 

Started Oct 2021
Topographic controls on soil biogeochemisty and it’s effect on water pollution 
Supervised by: Paschalis, A.
Email Jordi
Yuting Chen

Yuting Chen

Started Oct 2018
Spatial-temporal rainfall modelling and climate change
Supervised by: Onof, C.Paschalis, A.
Email Yuting
Alex Colyer

Alex Colyer

Started Oct 2018
Scale-dependent lithological variations and their control on water resources and flooding in the Eden Valley
Supervised by: Butler, A.P.; Hughes, A.; Peach, D.
Email Alex
Maryam Dewiandratika

Maryam Dewiandratika

Started Mar 2019
Pretreatment using coal fly ash and food waste to enhance methane production from anaerobic digestion of lignocellulosic agricultural residues
Supervised by: Grimes, S.Smith, S. R.
Email Maryam
 Mohamad El Hattab

Mohamad El Hattab

Started Dec 2015 [submitted]
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
 

Clara Gimeno Jésus

Started Oct 2021
Quantifying the actual and potential contribution of nature-based solutions to global water security
Supervised by: Supervised by: Buytaert. W
Email Clara
Michael Ho

Michael Ho

Started October 2021
Modelling of micro-aerated anaerobic digestion
Supervised by: Lee, PH.Smith, S. R.
Email Michael
 Chotiwat Jantarakasem

Chotiwat Jantarakasem 

Started Apr 2021
Drinking water quality in developing countries 
Supervised by: Templeton, M.R
Email Chotiwat 
Bradley Jenks

Bradley Jenks

Started Oct 2021
Dynamically adaptive control for improving the water quality in water distribution networks
Supervised by: Stoianov, I.; Pecci, F.
Email Bradley
 Liying Jiang

Liying Jiang

Started Feb 2019
Fungal-microbial interactions impacting the physico-chemical and structural integrity of concrete
Supervised by: Smith, S. R.; Buenfeld, N. 
Email Liying
 Carlos Jara Arriagada

Carlos Jara Arriagada

Started Oct 2020
Towards “hydraulically calm” water distribution networks: Investigate the impact of advanced pressure control on pipe breaks and deterioration
Supervised by: Stoianov, I.
Email Carlos
Josh Kirk

Josh Kirk

Started Oct 2021
Design-for-control of sectorised water supply networks with evolving network topologies for improving resilience and water pressure
Supervised by: Stoianov, I.
Email Josh
Maria Koulouri

Maria Koulouri

Started Oct 2020
Resource recovery from pyrolysis of faecal sludge 
Supervised by: Templeton, M.RFowler, G.D.
Email Maria
 Theo Lam

Theo Lam

Started Oct 2020
Study of direct interspecies electron transfer dependent CO2 methanogenic pathway in anaerobic digestion: mechanism and potential application
Supervised by: Lee, PH.
Email Theo
 Leyang Liu

Leyang Liu

Started Aug 2019
Multi-level hierarchical optimisation for a whole-water system model
Supervised by: Mijic, A.; Jackson, C. 
Email Leyang
 Yuanyang Liu

Yuanyang Liu

Started Apr 2021
Inverse methods for leak detection and localisation in water supply networks 
Supervised by: Stoianov, I.
Email Yuanyang
 Ioannis Moustakis

Ioannis Moustakis

Started Jul 2018
Quantification of future risk of flooding under climate change using probabilistic framework analysis
Supervised by: Paschalis, A.Onof, C.
Email Ioannis
 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
Email Samer
Cameron Murphy

Cameron Murphy

Started Oct 2018
Biogeochemical controls on source zone depletion at petrochemical sites
As part of the CDT in Sustainable Civil Engineering
Supervised by: Butler, A.PFowler, G.D.
Email Cameron
Fangjun Peng

Fangjun Peng

Started Oct 2021
The role of open water bodies on water quality and quantity through the wider water cycle
Supervised by: Mijic, A.,
Email Fangjun
 Pepe Puchol-Salort

Pepe Puchol-Salort

Started Sep 2018
Infrastructure ecology framework for sustainable urban planning and water management
As part of the CDT in Sustainable Civil Engineering
Supervised by: Mijic, A.van Reeuwijk, M.
Email Pepe
 Neeraj Sah

Neeraj Sah

Started Mar 2018
Low-cost sensor networks for flood and drought monitoring and forecasting
Supervised by: Buytaert. W
Email Neeraj
Zhou Shu

Zhou Shu

Started Dec 2020
Rainfall forecasting focusing on nowcasting for urban hydrological application
Supervised by: Onof, C.; Wang, L.
Email Zhou
Will Veness

Will Veness 

Started Oct 2019
Groundwater and conflict in the Horn of Africa
Supervised by: Buytaert. WButler, A.P
Email Will
Amy Wilson

Amy Wilson

Started Oct 2018
Reducing the impact of nanoparticle emissions during concrete production and recycling
Supervised by: Stettler, MEJ.Wong, H.S.Fowler, G.D.
Email Amy 
Anas Yazid

Anas Yazid

Started Jan 2019
An-aerobic digestion of tannery wastes
Supervised by: Smith, S. R.
Email Anas
 Jiaodi Zhang

Jiaodi Zhang

Started Oct 2020
Quantitative microbial risk assessment for schistosomiasis
Supervised by: Templeton, M.R.
Email Jiaodi
Ziyan Zhang

Ziyan Zhang

Started Oct 2018
Modelling the impact of constructed urban wetlands to flood and nitrogen retention
Supervised by: Paschalis, A.Mijic, A.
Email Ziyan
Ziting Zhou

Ziting Zhou

Ananerobic co-digestion of FOG deposits and sewage sludge
Supervised by: Smith, S. R.Grimes, S.
Email Ziting
Hongmin Zhu

Hongmin Zhu

Started May 2019
Reliability analysis for repairable and redundant civil infrastructure systems using Grey-Weibull Estimation and Vector Autoregression
Supervised by: Whyte, J.Onof, C.
Email Hongmin
Environment Research Students A-Z
Environment Academics A-Z

Environmental and Water Resources Engineering (EWRE) Emeritus, Senior Research Investigators, Visitors

PhotoDetails
 Nigel Graham

Nigel Graham

Emeritus 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; Oxidation, coagulation and filtration processes. 
Cedo Maksimovic

Cedo Maksimovic

Principal 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. 
 Howard Wheater

Professor Howard Wheater

Senior Research Investigator, Distinguished Research Fellow, Emeritus Professor of Hydrology
Professor Howard Wheater is Canada Excellence Research Chair Laureat 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

NameDetails
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.
Neil McIntyre Visiting Professor
Denis Peach Visiting Professor
Mrs Hilary Stone Visitor 
James Lau  Visitor 
Ana Pitol Sponsored Researcher
Hannah Rigby Honorary Research Associate
May Sule Honorary Research Associate
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.
Visiting and Honorary staff

Administration and Technical staff

PhotoDetails
 Judith Barritt

Judith Barritt

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

Tom (Thomas) Kelly

Laboratory Technician, Environmental and Water Resources Engineering
Room 507, +44 (0)207 594 5970, Email Tom
 Ángel Nievas-Pino

Ángel Nievas-Pino

Laboratory Technician, Environmental and Water Resources Engineering
Room 120b, +44 (0)207 594 1214, Email Ángel
Administrative and Technical Staff
Administration contacts

Below you will find listings of the member of our research section. If you would like to find out more about any aspect of our work, we would be delighted to hear from you. 

Professor Stephen Smith, Head of the Environmental and Water Resources Section 
Professor of Bioresource Systems, BSc, PhD, MCIWM, MCIWEM, C.WEM, CEnv