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Dissemination Seminar: Modelling of Urban Flood Flows

November 30, 2017

UK Flood Partnership Members may be interested in an upcoming seminar hosted by the University of Sheffield

Dissemination Seminar: Modelling of Urban Flood Flows

25th January 2018, 9:30 - 15:00

LT4, The Diamond, University of Sheffield, S3 7RD

Aim: A practitioner focused dissemination event hosted by the University of Sheffield which aims to present and discuss ongoing research in the area of urban flood modelling. This will include recent work from EPSRC project ‘Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Flow Exchange in Urban Flood Flows’ as well as from a range of other projects in the UK and Europe.

The event is free to attend and can be booked online here:

Event Agenda:

9:30 - 10:00 Arrival, Coffee Tea
10:00 - 10:30 Introduction and overview - James Shucksmith
10:30 - 10:50 Understanding the interaction of sewer and surface flows in urban floods - Matteo Rubinato
10:50 - 11:10 Modelling the transport of contaminants in urban flood flows - James Shucksmith
11:10 - 11:30 Urban flood models, how accurate can they be in the vicinity of surface-drainage system interface structures? - Ricardo Martins
11:30 - 11:45 Coffee Break
11:45 - 12:05 A practitioner viewpoint of urban flood modelling and industrial research needs - Chris Digman
12:05 - 12:25 CENTAUR: An intelligent autonomous system for local urban flood risk reduction - Pete Skipworth
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 13:50 Smart forecasting: joined-up flood forecasting with uncertainties - George Kesserwani
13:50 - 14:10 Modelling the health impacts of urban flooding. Outputs from the PEARL project - Slobodan Djordjevic
14:10 - 14:30 “FloodEvac” - a bilateral project between Germany and India - Jorge Leandro
14:30 - 15:00 Panel Discussion and Q A
15:00 Close