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

2016e

T Maynard

Statistics

Robustness of general insurers to trends and cycles including climate change

2015e

E Wheatcroft

Statistics

Improving predictability of the future by grasping probability less tightly

2015e

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

D Hawellek

Statistics

Differential cumulants, hierarchical models and monomial ideals

2011

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

R Machete

Maths

Model Inadequacies in a Simple Physical System

2008

A Andrianova

Statistics

Contrasting Statistical and Physical Approaches for Pricing Weather Derivatives

2007

M Cuellar

Statistics

Parameter Estimation in the Imperfect Model Scenario

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: éshadowing, probabilistic prediction and weather forecasting

1999

J Hansen

Physics

Adaptive Observations in Spatiallyextended Nonlinear Dynamical Systems

1998

J Ellepola

Eng

Spatiotemporal Variations in Nucleate Pool Boiling

1997

Masters Students
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*
