'Modelling of Urban Flood Flows

Date: 25th January 2018

Location: 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.

Agenda: Time



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


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






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