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Dr Simon Waldman

Biography Simon gained his PhD at Heriot-Watt's Orkney campus, in the far north of Scotland. Orkney is an international hub for marine renewable energy development. Subsequently he has worked at the University of Edinburgh, Marine Scotland Science, and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in the USA.

Simon's research interests centre around renewable energy and the use of regional-scale hydrodynamic modelling to support human activities, understand their effects, and improve planning and policymaking.
Research Interests Simon's research interests centre around renewable energy and the use of regional-scale hydrodynamic modelling to support human activities, understand their effects, and improve planning and policymaking.

His main area of expertise is around tidal energy, but he is keen to explore problems affecting other energy sources too.
Teaching and Learning Simon leads the MSc Renewable Energy programme.

He is also certified as an instructor for the Software Carpentry organisation, which teaches basic software development skills to academics to improve the efficiency and reproducibility of computational research.
Scopus Author ID 57192814711
Je-S ID W96926A