Posts By: Barsha Shrestha

MPE Wednesday Series, 16th December: a joint event between the ERC Synergy Project “Stochastic Transport in Upper Ocean Dynamics” (STUOD) and EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in the Mathematics of Planet Earth (MPE CDT)

Summary:  The purpose of this meeting is to coordinate the expertise of a transdisciplinary groups at the interfaces of mathematics, high precision satellite ocean observations and large-scale scientific computation as well as to ensure professional capacity building and sharing best practices in the early career development in the national/regional ecosystems.  Format and scope:   The… Read more »

Inaugural MPE Wednesday- 14th October 2020

We are pleased to announce our Inaugural MPE Wednesday for the academic year 2020/21 held on 14th October from 13:45. Professor Potthast will be our inaugural lecturer, abstract and information on his talk can be found below. Please see the schedule below for information on talks. The event will be held via Zoom. The link and joining instructions will be sent to… Read more »

Online MPE School: Modern data-based and complex systems approaches to climate dynamics – 29 September to 27 October 2020

MATHEMATICS OF PLANET EARTH CDT VIRTUAL SCHOOL “Modern data-based and complex systems approaches to climate dynamics” Running between 29 September and 27 October 2020   This on-line school, which is aimed at graduate students in mathematics and climate dynamics, is organized by the MPE CDT ( It will involve lectures and a project component. It… Read more »

Jamboree: Science Communications Symposium – 1st April 2020

WEDNESDAY 1ST APRIL at HENLEY BUSINESS SCHOOL , G11, University of Reading Flyer can be downloaded here: SCIENCE COMMUNICATIONS SYMPOSIUM Schedule: 9:00 Arrival 09:30 – 09:55 PROFESSOR ED HAWKINS. Professor of Climate Science, University of Reading 09:55 – 10:20 DR ERINMA OCHU MBE. Curator, Engaging Environments and Digital Society Fellow, University of Reading 10:20 – 10:40 Break 10:40… Read more »


  MATHEMATICS OF PLANET EARTH CDT/MET OFFICE ONE WEEK SUMMER COURSE 29 June to 3 July 2020 Applications are invited from PhD students to attend a one-week course on “Modern data-based and complex systems approaches to climate dynamics”. The course, which will be held at the Met Office in Exeter, is being run by the… Read more »

MPE-CDT visit to ECMWF

On Friday, 24th January the MPE-CDT’s cohort Echo had a fantastic time visiting the ECMWF in Reading.  It was a great afternoon where students had an overview and researches conducted in ECMWF and had a chance to discuss reanalysis, weather discussion, data/models for research OpenIFS and the climate data.  

Adriaan Hilbers leads data science team at Alan Turing Institute’s Data Study Group

Adriaan Hilbers, a third-year MPE student, lead a group of data scientists during the latest edition of the Alan Turing Insitute’s [Data Study Group]( The 8-member team developed AI techniques for the automatic evaluation of planning applications in a week-long event hosted at the Alan Turing Institute’s main office in the British Library, London. The… Read more »

Visit Mathematics of Planet Earth Exhibition 2020

The MPE CDT warmly invites you to visit the ‘Mathematics of Planet Earth’ Exhibition, which will be displayed in the main entrance of Imperial’s South Kensington Campus, between Saturday 15 February – Sunday 23 February 2020. Free entry – all welcome! About the exhibition Mathematics of Planet Earth is an international exhibition displaying exhibits, videos and computer… Read more »

MPE Wednesday Seminar Series for the Academic Year 2020/21

  We are pleased to present our MPE Wednesday Seminar Series for the Academic Year 2020/21. This series will be given by climate and weather scientists, industrial partners and mathematicians who will present an overview of their current research activity and how it’s shaping and contributing to tackle global challenges in oceans, weather and climate…. Read more »

The 27th General Assembly of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) in Montréal, Canada

Earlier this month (9th – 17th July, 2019), Elena Saggioro and I were in Montréal for the General Assembly of the IUGG, a quadrennial gathering of nearly 4000 geoscientists from all over the world sharing their latest scientific advances. Picture: At the conference centre The IUGG, which celebrates its centenary this year, is an international… Read more »