Prof Dragan Savic (third from the left) at HIC 2016

CWS Academics and Students attend Hydroinformatics Conference in South Korea

A number of Centre for Water Systems staff and students recently attended the 12th International Conference on Hydroinformatics (HIC 2016) held in South Korea.


HIC focusses on the application of modern computing techniques to tackle challenges in the water industry amd its themes included Smart Water Issues, Big Data and IoT (Internet of Things) for Water Solution, Sustainable Water Management and Data-driven Modelling, Soft Computing and Optimization.

CWS Co-director Prof Dragan Savic gave a plenary session on Smart Cities and Smart Water Systems, for further information see the abstract.

WISE CDT Student Josh Myrans gave a presentation on his work on 'Automated Detection of Faults in Wastewater pipes from CCTV Footage by using Random Forests' and STREAM IDC student Sophocles Sophocleous on 'A Graph-based Analytical Technique for the Improvement of Water Network Model Calibration'.

Student James Bailey's work  'The Use of Telemetry Data for the Identification of Issues at Combined Sewer Overflows' and 'Developing Decision Tree Models to Creat a Predictive Blockage Likelihood Model for Real-World Wastewater Networks' was also presented as part of the 'Runoff and Real-time Forecasting session and 'Short-term Forecasting of Turbidity in a UK Water Distribtion System' by student Gregory Meyers was represented in the Application of Data-driven Modelling in Water Sciences' session. 

Prof Zoran Kapelan chared a session on Real-time Control and Grid Operation.

For futher information about the 2016 event, please see the HIC2016 website

Date: 11 September 2016

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