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Leonard A Smith: Graduate Students

The name, department, thesis title and date of degree are given for each student; an 'e' indicates an expected date of completion, while * indicates that the MSc was awarded with distinction. 

DPhil Students

Name       Dept.     Thesis title Year
E Sienkiewicz Statistics Internal Consistency as a Tool in Analysis and Application of Nonlinear Simulation 2017e
E Wheatcroft Statistics Improving predictability of the future by grasping probability less tightly 2016

T Maynard

Statistics Extreme insurance and the dynamics of risk 2016
S Higgins Statistics Limitations to seasonal weather prediction and crop forecasting due to nonlinearity and model inadequacy 2015
A Jarman Statistics On the Provision, Reliability, and Use of Hurricane Forecasts on all Timescales 2014
R Binter Statistics Applied Probabilistic Forecasting 2012
E Tredger Statistics On the evaluation of uncertainties in climate models 2009
H Du Statistics Combining statistical methods with dynamical insight to improve nonlinear estimation 2009
A Andrianova Statistics Simulation of temperature time-series on long time scales with application to pricing weather derivatives 2009
R Machete Maths Model Inadequacies in a Simple Physical System 2008
M Cuellar Statistics  Perspectives and advances in parameter estimation of nonlinear models 2007  
L Clarke  Maths   On the Detection of Rouge Data  2004 
A Guerrero  Maths  Scaling Exponents of Deterministic and Stochastic Systems 2002
D Orrell  Maths  Uncertainty and Error in Numerical Weather Forecasting  2001   
P McSharry  Maths  Prediction and Predictability in Nature   1999   
I Gilmour  Maths  Nonlinear model evaluation: é-shadowing, probabilistic prediction and weather forecasting   1999 
J Hansen  Physics  Adaptive Observations in Spatially-extended Nonlinear Dynamical Systems   1998
J Ellepola  Eng   Spatio-temporal Variations in Nucleate Pool Boiling  1997

M Allen


Physics Interactions between the atmosphere and oceans on time scales of weeks to years 1992

Masters Students

J Guan (MSc) Stats Predictability: Ignorance and the Information Deficit 2017e
Z Li (MSc)  Stats Nonlinear Analysis and Prediction of Returns 2017e
H Du (MSc) Stats Statistical Modelling of Grid-frequency Time Series 2006*
K Oliver (MPhil) Maths Red Noise and Chaos: Towards Consistent Nonlinear Signal Separation 2001
L Clarke (MSc) Maths Rogue Thermocouple Detection 1999  
T Hirose (MSc) Maths Roll resonance: motion prediction via nonlinear dynamics 1999
S Boyle (MSc) Maths Applications of Optimal Filters  1998  
A Guerrero (MSc) Maths Extracting Variations in Electricity Demand from Observed Variations in Grid Frequency   1998
D Cresswell (MSc) Maths Quantifying Changes in the Forcing of Nonlinear Climate Models 1997
M Flett (MSc) Maths Nonlinear Damage Estimation from Observed Grid Frequency Variations 1997*