EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training Cloud Computing for Big Data


Julian Austin

I studied for my Bachelors in Mathematics at University of Manchester, graduated in 2014. From then I went on to work in the insurance industry in London for an international insurer. I worked in the Actuarial department for 3 years, as an actuarial analyst, before deciding to apply for the CDT in Newcastle. 

PhD title

Integration of statistical modelling and multi-source remote sensing data for automatic and robust oil spill detection

This PhD project aims to combine spatial temporal models under functional data analysis framework with satellite remote sensing techniques to develop an automatic and robust oil spill detection system with ESA’s Sentinel-1/2 data.


Robin Henderson