HPC Steering Committee Members
Professor David Marshall
Department of Physics, University of Oxford.
Dynamics of global ocean circulation; Role of the oceans in climate; Geophysical fluid dynamics; Numerical modelling of ocean circulation.
Professor John Brodholt
Earth Sciences, University College London.
Study of Earth's deep interior; Computational and experimental mineral physics to understand material properties under mantle and core conditions; Elastic and transport properties of core and mantle materials; With seismologists, applying results directly to the Earth.
Dr Andrew Coward
Ocean Modelling and Forecasting Group, National Oceanography Centre.
Large scale ocean modelling - the role of eddies in the global ocean circulation, ocean model development and High Performance Computing.
Dr Jason Holt
National Oceanography Centre.
POLCOMS model; Shelf seas: Dynamics; Coupled hydrodynamic ecosystem modelling (POLCOMS ERSEM); Physical controls on biogeochemical cycles; Role in Earth System; Mixing in stratified environments.
Dr Grenville Lister
Computational Scientist, National Centre for Atmospheric Science, Reading University.
Dr Andrew Orr
British Antarctic Survey.
Climate modelling - Atmospheric flows and processes; Effects on weather/climate of Polar Regions; Parameterization of sub-grid scale orographic/non-orographic gravity waves.
Professor Mat Collins
University of Exeter; Met Office/Hadley Centre visiting scientist.
Climate Systems; Climate modelling, variability and change; El Nino; Methods for quantifying uncertainty.
Professor Andreas Rietbrock
Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of Liverpool.
Seismology, Subduction zones; Volcanology; Geophysics; Physical oceanography; Meteorology; Tectonics.
Ex Officio member:
Dr Colin Stephens
National Oceanography Centre
Head of IT for National Oceanography Centre; Chairman of NERC's IT Action Group; Hydrodynamic modelling on supercomputers/HPC.