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Rory Nathan

Associate Professor In Hydrology & Water Resources
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A/Prof

Rory Nathan

 
Division
Engineering
 
Primary Interest
Engineering Hydrology
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A/Prof

Rory Nathan

 

Rory Nathan has over 35 years’ experience in engineering and environmental hydrology. He has spent the majority of his career in private industry, and now focuses his time on research and teaching in the Department of Infrastructure Engineering.

He has made a substantial contribution to industry best practice in a range of engineering and environmental fields, particularly in the use of stochastic methods of flood estimation, the characterisation of hydrologic risk, regional estimation techniques in catchment hydrology, and the assessment of sustainable limits on water resources. He is a co-editor and contributing author of the current national guidelines on flood estimation, and for many years he was Australia’s representative on the International Committee of Large Dams floods committee and a member of the hydrology sub-committee of the NSW Dams Safety Council. He has published around 200 research papers on engineering and environmental hydrology in journals, books, and refereed conference proceedings. His research publications have won several national and international awards, including four medals awarded by Engineers Australia for the best annual paper in civil engineering. In 2000 he was awarded national "Civil Engineer of the Year" by Engineers Australia, and in 2009 he was recognised as one of Australia’s “Most Influential Engineers”.

Projects

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Projects

Project Types


7

Research Grant


6

Research Contracts


Scholarly Works

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2018

Munro Orator, awarded to a person eminent in the field of water resources in Australia.

Engineers Australia

2005

W.H. Warren Medal for best paper published by Engineers Australia in civil engineering

Engineers Australia

2000

National Civil Engineer of the Year

Engineers Australia

1998

G.N. ALexander Medal for best paper published by Engineers Australia in hydrology and water resources

Engineers Australia

1998

W.H. Warren Medal for best paper published by Engineers Australia in civil engineering

Engineers Australia

1997

Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering Best Research Paper Award.

America Society of Civil Engineers

1992

W.H. Warren Medal for best paper published by Engineers Australia in civil engineering

Engineers Australia

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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Associate Professor In Hydrology & Water Resources

Infrastructure Engineering

Registered Professional Egineers Queensland

Board of Professional Egineers Queensland

Fellow

Institution of Engineers Australia

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

University of Melbourne

Master of Science (Engineering Hydrology)

Imperial College London

Diploma of Imperial College

Imperial College London

Bachelor of Engineering (Agriculture)

University of Melbourne