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Ext: 51101

Office location: Rm 38, 2nd floor, South Wing, UCL Main Quadrangle

PhD Students

Luke Wedmore Luke Wedmore Assessing seismic hazard in central Italy from rates of slip and earthquake recurrence through geophysical and geodetic measurements
Amy Chadderton Amy Chadderton High temperature pressurisation, fracturing and permeability in volcanic systems
Melodie Vanderpuye Melodie Vanderpuye Investigating spatio-temporal randomness of large earthquakes
Serena Tagliacozzo Serena Tagliacozzo Social Media in disasters
Zoe Watson Zoë Mildon Geography of earthquake recurrence on active faults 
Jabran Ahmed Jabraan Ahmed Towards sustainable and risk free gas production from an unconventional source
Katerina Katerina Stavrianaki Complexity of seismicity in a statistical physics view: From fracture to earth's scale.
Gillian Dacey Gillian Dacey Self-protective behaviour during earthquake shaking: A comparative study of the effect of earthquake preparedness advice on human behaviour and the subsequent impact on survivability.
Bayes Ahmed Bayes Ahmed
Understanding the Issues Involved in Socio-Economic and Socio-Cultural Vulnerability among the People Living with Landslide Risks in the Hilly Districts of Chittagong Division, Bangladesh
Nurmalahayati Nurdin Nurmalahayati Nurdin
Integrating disaster risk reduction into senior high school chemistry curriculum in Indonesia
Danielle Charlton Danielle Charlton The threat of volcanic activity to major urban centres.
Gianluca Pescaroli Gianluca Pescaroli  The Vulnerability of Critical Infrastructure in Cascading Disasters – Contingency Planning for a Major Disruption of Air Transportation in London
Alexandra Tsioulou Alexandra Tsioulou Validation of simulated ground motions for catastrophe risk engineering
Stylianos Minas Stylianos Minas Advancing vulnerability assessment Implementation of mid- and high-rise RC buildings
S Scourfield Sally Scourfield The consolidation and deformation of brash ice
O Ortiz Omar Velazquez Engineering Applications of Earthquake Early Warning Systems
Justine U Justine Uyimleshi Strategies for emergency preparedness and response to man-made disasters in Nigeria
Rebekah Yore Rebekah Yore The role of immediate disaster response in the transitional phase to recovery
J Hess Janto Hess Financing adaptation in Pacific SIDS: Investigating tourism related funds in Fiji and Vanuatu
T Tabassum Tasnuva Tabassum  Assessing seismic hazards by using generalized linear modelling for Gumbel-distributed data: From a Bayesian perspective
E Agbo Emmanuel Agbo  Disaster Mitigation and Emergency Response: A case of flood vulnerability in Nigeria

IRDR PhD Alumni:

Andrea Sarri Completion date: Jan 2015 Statistical emulation of tsunami models for more efficient uncertainty and sensitivity analyses
Alexis Cartwright-Taylor Completion date: April 2015 A non-extensive statistical physics approach in earthquake geophysics
George Michas Completion date: Dec 2015 Generalised statistical mechanics description of fault and earthquake populations in Corinth Rift (Greece)
George Papadakis Completion date: Dec 2015 A non-extensive statistical physics analysis of seismic sequences: Application to the geodynamic system of the Hellenic subduction zone.