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New masterplanning guidance for ports published

Posted: 25-Sep-2014

A new report, Masterplans for the development of existing ports, has been published today by PIANC. The report was prepared by an international Working Group (WG 158) established 2012 and chaired by Stephen Cork, Technical Director at HR Wallingford. Continue reading ›

Defra appointment extends HR Wallingford’s team of Panel Engineers

Posted: 15-Sep-2014

Alexandra ToppleHR Wallingford senior dams engineer, Alexandra Topple, has been appointed by Defra to the Supervising Engineers Panel under the UK Reservoirs Act 1975. Alex joins an exclusive group of specialists in the UK qualified to carry out annual safety inspections on dams and advise owners on dam safety. Continue reading ›

Jane Smallman to join the ICE Council

Posted: 29-Jul-2014

Dr Jane SmallmanHR Wallingford’s Managing Director, Dr Jane Smallman, is to be appointed to the Council of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE).  Continue reading ›

New research director appointed at HR Wallingford

Posted: 16-Jul-2014

Dr Giovanni Cuomo has been appointed as Research Director at HR Wallingford. Giovanni joined HR Wallingford in 2008, having previously worked with them as a visiting researcher. He has since helped to develop their expertise in the modelling of coastal structures, both numerically and with physical models. His appointment as Research Director follows the retirement of Ian Townend.  Continue reading ›

Ian Townend appointed as Honorary Professor at NHRI in China

Posted: 04-Jun-2014

Ian Townend, director of research at HR Wallingford, has been appointed as an Honorary Professor at Nanjing Hydraulics Research Institute in China.  Continue reading ›

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