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Professor Anthony Jakeman

BSc(Hons) (UNSW), PhD(ANU)
Director, Integrated Catchment Assessment and Management (iCAM) Centre, Fenner School of Environment and Society
ANU College of Medicine, Biology and Environment

Areas of expertise

  • Sustainable Agricultural Development 070108
  • Decision Support And Group Support Systems 080605
  • Surfacewater Hydrology 040608
  • Simulation And Modelling 080110
  • Natural Resource Management 050209
  • Numerical And Computational Mathematics 0103
  • Environmental Science And Management 0502

Research interests

  • Integrated water resources assessment and decision support system development
  • Solution of inverse problems
  • Identification of dynamic systems
  • Air pollution modelling of extremes and environmental risk assessment
  • Statistical modelling of environmental data by skewed probability distributions
  • Calibration, analysis, sensitivity and uncertainty assessment, and application, of hydrologic and water resource systems models
  • Water quality and supply modelling
  • Dynamic water balance modelling with conceptual models

Biography

Tony Jakeman is Professor, Fenner School of Environment and Society and Director of the Integrated Catchment Assessment and Management (iCAM) Centre, The Australian National University. He has been an Environmental Modeller with the ANU for over 35 years and has over 400 publications in the open literature, half of these in refereed international journals. He has been a principlal supervisor to over 60 graduated PhD students. Since 1997 he has also directed the iCAM Centre pursuing methods and applications of integrated assessment and decision support on water resource issues. He leads the Integration and Decision Support Program of the National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training. Other scientific and organisational activities include: Honorary Editor-in-Chief, Environmental Modelling and Software (Elsevier); Foundation and Past President, International Environmental Modelling and Software Society; Past President, Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand, Inc.; Vice-President, International Association for Mathematics and Computers in Simulation; Board of Directors, The Integrated Assessment Society; and regularly a member of scientific advisory committees of international conferences. In 2011 he received the Silver Medal of Masaryk University for contributions to environmental modelling and software. In 2012 he was awarded the Ray Page Lifetime Achievement Award from Simulation Australia. In 2015 he was listed as a Highly-Cited Researcher by Thomson-Reuters. In 2016 he was elected as a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union.

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