European Academy of Sciences
Member Profile

Roger Falconer


Roger Falconer
Year of Election
Earth and Environmental Sciences Division
United Kingdom
Country/Region of working/living
United Kingdom
Cardiff University

1973 BSc(Hons) Civil Engineering, King's College, University of London 1974 MSCE Hydraulic Engineering, University of Washington, USA 1976 PhD, DIC 'Mathematical Modelling of Jet-Forced Circulation in Reservoirs and Harbours', Imperial College, University of London 1992 DEng 'Modelling of Flow and Solute Transport in Coastal, Estuarine and Inland Waters, University of Birmingham 1994 DSc(Eng) 'Computational and Environmental Hydraulics', University of London

2017-date Director, Dragon River & Tidal Ltd., responsible for engineering development of novel turbine for renewable energy in river hydro and tidal range energy schemes 2017-date Member, Technical Advisory Board, Natural Energy Wyre, Wyre Tidal Gateway Project, responsible for advising on development of tidal renewable energy project across Wyre Estuary 2016-date Member, Board of Trustees, Chartered Inst. of Water and Environmental Management 2016-date Director, Roger Falconer Water Consultancy Ltd. 2011-15 President, International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research. 1997-date Emeritus Professor of Water-Environment Engineering (Professor 1997-18) - sponsored by Hyder, 1997-00 and CH2M and Halcrow 2000-15, School of Engineering, Cardiff University; Founding Director, Hydro-environmental Research Centre HRC (1997-14) - Responsible for strategic planning, leading research projects and co-ordinating research activities of 8 academic staff and typically 30 research associates and research students in Centre; Leader Institute of Environment and Sustainability (2003-12) - Responsible for strategic planning and co-ordinating research activities of over 30 academic and research staff. 1987-97 Professor of Water Engineering, Dept. of Civil Engineering, University of Bradford; Deputy Head (1987-93), Head of Department (1993-97) and Founding Director of Environmental Hydraulics Research Centre (1987-97). 1977-86 Lecturer in Hydraulics, Dept. of Civil Engineering, University of Birmingham. 1976-77 Assistant Engineer, Mott MacDonald, Consulting Engineers, Cambridge.