HPC Steering Committee Members
Professor Paul Valdes
Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol.
Developing and applying Earth System Models ranging from idealised and intermediate complexity models (GENIE) to the Hadley Centre family, using both HPC and grid computing.
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 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 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.