HPC Steering Committee members


  • Professor David Stevens
    School of Mathematics, University of East Anglia.
    Large scale ocean modelling; Role of the ocean in the climate system.


  • 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 & 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.

  • Professor Colin Jones
    NCAS Professor, School of Earth & Environment, University of Leeds.
    Head NERC/Met Office UK Earth System Modelling.
    Earth system and global climate modelling; atmospheric physical parameterisations; regional climate modelling.

  • Dr Grenville Lister
    Computational scientist, National Centre for Atmospheric Science, Reading University.

  • Professor Andreas Rietbrock
    Earth & Ocean Sciences, University of Liverpool.
    Seismology, subduction zones; volcanology; geophysics; physical oceanography; meteorology; tectonics.

  • Dr Emily Shuckburgh
    Head of the Open Oceans research group, British Antarctic Survey.
    Dynamics of the atmosphere and oceans to improve predictions of future climate change; theoretical studies; numerical modelling; analysis of observational data.

  • Professor Beth Wingate
    Professor of Mathematics, University of Exeter.
    Geophysical and astrophysical fluid dynamics; applied mathematics and modelling; ocean and atmosphere dynamics and modelling; numerical analysis; algorithms for exascale-style computer architectures.

  • Dr Steve Woolnough
    National Centre for Atmospheric Science, Climate Directorate, University of Reading.
    Tropical climate variability; climate modelling; atmospheric convection; sub-seasonal to seasonal weather and climate prediction.