I joined the Water Group of the School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences at Newcastle in 2005 as a postdoctoral researcher, after a number of years’ experience of mathematical modelling and signal processing in the oil and gas industry, focussing on the safety and reliability of oil and gas transport.
PhD Civil Engineering (Newcastle University, 2011) Thesis title: Bayesian calibration of fluvial flood models
Diploma in Statistics (Open University, 2001)
BSc Mathematics (Bristol University, 1978)
Mathematician / Senior Engineer (Signal Processing), British Gas 1982-1988
Integrity Engineer, GE Energy, 2001-2004.
Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society (2010)
Impact of climate change on spatially distributed infrastructure systems.
Model calibration methods.
The development of a simulation model for extreme winds throughout the UK, in current and future climate, for use in reliability assessment of distributed infrastructure networks.
Golnaz Jahanshahi (PhD; co-supervisor) Uncertainties in the long-term management of water resources
CEG8501 / CEG8502 Quantitative Methods in Engineering (Statistics)