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Dr Shenan Grossberg

Dr Shenan Grossberg

Postdoctoral Research Associate

 

Overview

I obtained my first degree in Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Birmingham (1987-1990). I didn’t find an application for my interest in mathematics at first, and instead chose to live in communities that promoted a sustainable way of living. I returned to education at the University of Exeter for a master’s degree in Urban Water Systems (2009-2011) and a doctoral degree in Engineering (2012-2017).

I am a Postdoctoral Research Associate, working on the CaSTCo project.

Broad research specialisms:

Flood modelling and water quality management.

 

Qualifications

BSc Mathematics & Statistics (Birmingham)
MSc Urban Water Systems (Exeter)
EngD Computational Fluid Dynamics (Exeter)

Research

Research interests

My research interests are in providing sustainable water and energy solutions, working in cooperation with nature whenever possible.

Research projects

Catchment Systems Thinking Cooperative (CaSTCo)

I am currently working on the CaSTCo project. My role is to model surface water and pipe network flows, and to identify nature-based solutions to reduce flooding and improve river water quality.

Joint Centre for Excellence in Environmental Intelligence (JCEEI)

Previously, I worked in the JCEEI in collaboration with the Met Office, to determine a methodology for the optimal location of wind farms in the North Sea. I also worked in CReDo, a digital twin project, aiming to provide flood modelling for areas across the UK.

Combining Autonomous observations and Models for Predicting and Understanding Shelf seas (CAMPUS)

Prior to that, I worked on the CAMPUS project, modelling the location of harmful algal blooms in the seas around the UK. I also worked with Hydro International, modelling the flow of wastewater in hydrodynamic vortex separators. I derived the adjoint drift flux equations to optimise their performance for multiphase flow.

Teaching

Supervision / Group

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