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Dr Fiachra O'Loughlin


Fiachra O'Loughlin

Lecturer/Assistant Professor
School of Civil Engineering
01 716 3222
University College Dublin, School of Civil Engineering, Richview Newstead Block C Belfield Dublin 4


Fiachra is an Assistant Professor in the School of Civil Engineering, specialising in the area of Hydrology and Remote Sensing. He is the School’s Head of Postgraduate Studies and the Programme Director of the MEngSc in Water, Waste and Environmental Engineering. Prior to joining the School in 2016, Fiachra held research positions at the University of Bristol in both Civil Engineering and the School of Geographical Sciences on projects funded by the EPSRC and the Leverhulme Trust. Fiachra held a Senior Lecturer position at the University of the West of England , lecturing on hydrological modelling, flood risk and catchment and flood management. His research interests include the development and testing of hydrological and hydraulic models and the utilisation of remote sensing technologies to monitor our natural and built environment with the overall aim to improve our understanding of the underlying processes to help quantify past, current and future risks due to extreme weather events.


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