Dr Alma Schellart

Alma Schellart

Senior Lecturer in Water Engineering

Department of Civil and Structural Engineering
Sir Frederick Mappin Building
Mappin Street, Sheffield, S1 3JD

Telephone: +44 (0) 114 222 5765
Fax: +44 (0) 114 222 5700

Email: a.schellart@sheffield.ac.uk
Room: MezC2


  • PG Cert Higher Education Practice, University of Bradford, 2013
  • PhD, University of Sheffield, 2007
  • MSc, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands, 2002


After completing her PhD on uncertainty in sewer sediment transport, Alma worked as a researcher at the University of Sheffeld, on uncertainty in integrated water quality modelling and the use of rainfall radar data. From 2011 to 2013 Alma worked as a lecturer at the University of Bradford where she expanded her research on urban rainfall and started research on energy balance in the urban water cycle and heat recovery from urban drainage systems.

Activities and Distinctions

  • Collaborating on INNERS Interreg IVB project, www.inners.eu
  • Co-supervisor of Mohamad Adbel-Aal, PhD project ‘Heat transfer in buried pipes’, University of Bradford
  • Coordinator of Marie-Curie Initial Training Network on Quantifying Uncertainty in Integrated Catchment Studies
  • Supervisor of Andrew Bailey, PhD project 'Towards Integrated Physically-Based Modelling of Urban Rainfall-Runoff Processes'


  • Dec. 2011 – Dec. 2012. Royal Society research grant RG110026 (£15k): High spatial density rainfall measurement combined with spatial modelling methods to improve the management of flood and water quality in small urban catchments.
  • June 2014 – May 2018. FP7-PEOPLE-ITN Coordinator of QUICS (4 million Euro)

Selected Publications

Journal articles