Imperial College London


Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Earth Science & Engineering

Eric and Wendy Schmidt AI in Science Postdoctoral Fellows, a



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Royal School of MinesSouth Kensington Campus




Employment Summary

Employment summary:

2023 - present Research Fellow based jointly at Imperial-X and the Department of Earth Science and Engineering 

2015 - 2023 Research Associate at Imperial College (Applied Modelling and Computation Group)

2015 Lecturer (fixed-term) at Cardiff University, School of Mathematics

2013 - 2014 Research Associate at Cardiff University, School of Engineering

2012 - 2013 Marie Curie Researcher at Plaxis BV and TU Delft

2007 - 2010 Research Associate at Durham University, School of Engineering

Research (preprints):

A preprint of "Using AI libraries for incompressible Computational Fluid Dynamics" (Chen, Heaney and Pain, 2022) is available here.

A preprint of "Data Assimilation with Machine Learning for Dynamical Systems: Modelling Indoor Ventilation" (Heaney et al, 2022) is available here.

A preprint of "Controlling Ventilation for Comfort, Energy Minimisation and Infection Risk Mitigation in Enclosed Spaces using Adversarial Neural Networks" (Guo et al, 2022) is available here.