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Dr Sangaralingam Ahilan

Research Fellow


Telephone: 01392 723730

Extension: (Streatham) 3730

Dr Sangaralingam Ahilan is a research fellow at the Centre for Water Systems in the College of Engineering Mathematics and Physical Sciences.  He received bachlor degree in civil engineering from University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka; Master of Applied Science degree in Engineering hydrology from National Universiy of Ireand, Galway and Ph.D. from University College Dublin, Ireland.  Dr Ahilan has research expertise in river hydraulics, flood frequency analysis, flood and sediment modelling and sustainability of urban water systems.  Dr Ahilan has worked in a number of water and environmental research projects in Ireland and UK.

Dr Ahilan took part in Irish National Flood Studies Update programme as part of his Ph.D. research.  In this research he investigates influences of floodplain attenuation effects on Irish flood estimation procedures.  In the Ireland, he was also involved in the EU Water Framework Directive (HYDROFOR, SILTFLUX) and the EU Bathing Water Directive projects (Smart Coasts).