Current and former students

PhD Students


  • Mr Stuart Walker. Co-supervision with Dr Rob Howell, Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Sheffield.
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  • Mr Manar Al Saffar. Co-supervision with Dr Chis Keylock, Civil and Structural Engineering Department..
  • Mr Jonathan Higham. Co-supervision with Dr Chris Keylock, Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom.

Master Students


University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

  • Chaoqi Wang, 2017. Analysis of the flow developed in submerged lateral obstacles. Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, The University of Sheffield
  • Angel Palacios Marin, 2017. Determinant parameters in Shallow wake formations after porous structures. Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, The University of Sheffield.
  • Sofia Papadimitrious, 2017. Effects of Multiscale obstacles on the turbulent horseshoe vortex. Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, The University of Sheffield.
  •  John Lea-Wilson, 2017.Flow Dynamics of Porous fences. Master thesis . Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, The University of Sheffield.
  • Georges Moss, 2017. Numerical analysis of low Reynolds Fluid-Structure Interactions. Master thesis. Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, The University of Sheffield.
  • Jacob Marlow, 2017, Wake analysis generated by porous obstacles. Master thesis. Department of Mechanical Engineering. The University of Sheffield. 
  • Unsteady structure of the shallow wake generated by a multi-pile foundation. Master thesis of Jiawei Liu. Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, The University of Sheffield. 2014
  • An experimental study of wakes following porous obstacles with different internal geometries. Master thesis of Mr Callum Taylor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Sheffield, 2014
  • Environmental Footprint of Construction. Master thesis of Ms Johanna Dickens, Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, The University of Sheffield. 2014
  • Amelioration of Acoustic Pollution. Master thesis of  Mr Joshua Curzon, Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, The University of Sheffield. 2014
  • CFD modelling of air exchange in a room by convection and comparison of models. Master thesis of Mr Chrysanthos Theodorou, Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, The University of Sheffield. 2013
  • People in glass houses...should know how to cool their home. Master thesis of Mr Matthew Marson, Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, The University of Sheffield. 2013
  • Analysis of the flow structure in a side-open channel cavity of aspect ratio 1. Master thesis of Mr Motasem Darwish, Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, The University of Sheffield. 2012
  • Understanding the role of internal and external thermal gradients on the ventilation of a room model. Master thesis of Mr Zijing Li, Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, The University of Sheffield. 2012
  • On the influence of water depth on the flow structure in a rectangular compound open-channels. Master thesis of Ms Ashley Dudill, Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, The University of Sheffield. 2011
  • Understanding the influence of door use in energy efficiency and ventilation of buildings. Master thesis of Mr Tiroy Nichollas, Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, The University of Sheffield. 2011

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, KIT, Germany

  • Implementation of a Stereo Particle Image Velocimetry System for Investigation of secondary flow in open ducts. Mr Hanne Strehle. Institute for Hydromechanics, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany. 2013
  • Coherent structures and mass transport in emerged groyne fields for two aspect ratios. Master thesis of Ms. Beate Hotz, Institute for Hydromechanics, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany. 2011
  • Shallow wake formed after porous structures: Experimental quantification of the influence of porosity on the wake development. Master thesis of Mr. Frederic Prinz, Institute for Hydromechanics, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany. 2010
  • Froude number effects on the flow in emerged and submerged open channel side cavities (river harbors). Master thesis of Ms. Alexandra Bertsch. Institute for Hydromechanics, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany. 2010
  • Flow structure in a single groyne field. Differences and similarities with groyne fields in sequences. Master thesis of Ms. Paulina Alfaro, Master in Resources Engineering, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany. 2010

          Universidad de Concepción, Chile

  • Transient Storage Process relation with hydraulics and morphological characteristics of rivers. Final thesis Ms. Bernardita Segura. Hydraulics and Environmental Division, Civil Engineering Department, University of Concepción, Chile. 2004