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Professor Thorsten Wagener

Professor Thorsten Wagener

Professor Thorsten Wagener
BSc(Siegen), MSc(Delft), PhD(Imperial)

Professor of Water and Environmental Engineering

Area of research

Analysis of Hydrologic Systems

Office 1.51
Queen's Building,
University Walk, Clifton BS8 1TR
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 331 5737

Research summary

Hydrology analyses the movement and storage of water in complex environmental systems in which humans are important actors. A systems approach is needed to adequately understand this dynamic physical and socio-economic system with the goal to provide water security for people and nature. My group develops and applies systems methods to advance hydrologic theory, and to build and evaluate predictive models for sustainable water management. Particular current interests are predictions in ungauged basins, uncertainty and sensitivity analysis, catchment classification, and the integrated assessment of change impacts.

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Professor Thorsten Wagener was born in Germany in 1971. He received his Dipl.-Ing. (FH) from the University of Siegen, an Ir. from Delft University of Technology, and his PhD from Imperial College London (University of London). He held research and academic positions at Imperial College London, the University of Arizona and the Pennsylvania State University. He joined the University of Bristol as the Chair of Water and Environmental Engineering in 2012.

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