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Professor Roger A. Falconer

School of Engineering
Cardiff University
 Phone  :  +44-02920 874280
 Email  :  FalconerRA@cf.ac.uk
 Website  :  http://sites.cardiff.ac.uk/experts/professor-roger-a-falconer-3/

Roger Falconer is Professor of Water Management and Founding Director of the Hydro-environmental Research Centre (1997-2014). His post at Cardiff has been sponsored by Hyder (1997-00) and Halcrow and CH2M (2000-15), hence he has a strong appreciation of the needs of industry in his field. Roger was President of the International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (2011-15) and Chair of the Research Excellence Framework 2014 Sub-Panel for Civil and Construction Engineering (2011-15).

His main areas of expertise are in:

  • flood risk modelling,
  • flow, water quality and sediment transport modelling,
  • water security, and
  • marine renewable energy from barrages (particularly the Severn Barrage), lagoons and tidal stream turbines.