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HR Wallingford strengthens alliance with Hyundai

Posted: 26-Sep-2013

We are pleased to have recently welcomed Mr Chang-Hoon Kim from Hyundai Engineering and Construction Co. Ltd (HDEC) to HR Wallingford. Mr Kim recently completed a four month secondment to our Wallingford head office as part of strategic initiative to build closer ties between the two organisations. Continue reading ›

Prize-winning research on breakwater optimisation

Posted: 17-Sep-2013

We are pleased to announce that HR Wallingford’s Michael Rustell was recently awarded “Best Student Paper” at the ASCE Ports 2013 conference in Seattle. The paper, entitled “Breakwater length optimisation using a root-finding algorithm” offers a methodology for developing breakwater layout concepts by considering the berth downtime as a function of the breakwater length. This allows a simple iterative root-finding algorithm to be used to find the length corresponding to the target level of downtime.  Continue reading ›

Visiting Professorship for HR Wallingford’s Andrew Manning

Posted: 14-Jul-2013

Andrew Manning has been appointed a Visiting Professor specialising in Sediment Dynamical Processes by the University of Hull. Andy, a Principal Scientist at HR Wallingford in the Coasts and Estuaries Group, is a marine scientist specialising in sediment transport within coastal, estuarial and fluvial locations.  Continue reading ›

HR Wallingford welcomes new Technical Director for Engineering

Posted: 01-Mar-2013

HR Wallingford welcomes new Technical Director for Engineering, Martin Young.
Martin Young is a Chartered Civil Engineer and a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers with over 20 years’ experience in the design and construction of major port and breakwater projects. Continue reading ›

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