PDRA – Data, Scale and ABM of Innovation Diffusion at the Water Energy Food nexus @ Cranfield University
Employer: Cranfield University
Key Words: agent-based modeling, water, energy, food nexus, data and scale, innovation diffusion
Location: Cranfield, Bedford, UK
Period: 2 years
Start Date: April 2016
For UK EPSRC funded Stepping Up project.
Full time vacancy.
Collaborative trans-disciplinary project with multiple university partners including Manchester (leading the project), Surrey, Strathclyde.
The context is modeling the scaling up of low-impact innovations at the Water, Energy, Food Nexus (showing ways of addressing Nexus challenges).
Tasks will include: data identification, data analysis, literature review, identification of existing models, conceptual design of model, development of model, model performance improvement , analysis of results and validation against case study outcomes, making the model accessible and useful.
Application Deadline: Feb 2016
Contact: Liz Varga (Professor), email@example.com