About the Author

Mike Jesson is a Research Fellow in fluid mechanics at the University of Birmingham, UK. Following on from his PhD in open-channel flow over a heterogeneous channel bed, he is now researching extreme wind events, attempting to simulate thunderstorm downbursts in a laboratory.

Journal publications and PhD thesis (most relevant first):

Jesson, M.A., Bridgeman, J. and Sterling, M., 2015. Novel software developments for the automated post-processing of high volumes of velocity time-series. Advances in Engineering Software, 89, pp.36-42. doi:10.1016/j.advengsoft.2015.06.007.

Jesson, M., Sterling, M. and Bridgeman, J., 2013. Despiking velocity time-series - Optimisation through the combination of spike detection and replacement methods. Flow Measurement and Instrumentation, 30, pp.45-51. doi:10.1016/j.flowmeasinst.2013.01.007. Post-print version available.

Jesson, M., Sterling, M., Bridgeman, J., 2013. Modelling flow in an open-channel with heterogeneous bed roughness. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering 139, 195-204. doi:10.1061/(ASCE)HY.1943-7900.0000621.

Jesson, M., Sterling, M., Bridgeman, J., 2013. An Experimental Study of Turbulence in a Heterogeneous Channel. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Water Management 166, 16-26. doi:10.1680/wama.11.00025.

Jesson, M., 2012. The Effect of Heterogeneous Roughness on Conveyance Capacity and Application to the Shiono-Knight Method (PhD Thesis). University of Birmingham, UK. Available as a University of Birmingham eThesis.

Jesson, M., Sterling, M., Letchford, C., Haines, M., 2015. Aerodynamic forces on generic buildings subject to transient, downburst-type winds. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 137, 58-68. doi:10.1016/j.jweia.2014.12.003.

Jesson, M., Sterling, M., Letchford, C., Baker, C., 2015. Aerodynamic forces on the roofs of low-, mid- and high-rise buildings subject to transient winds. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 143, 42-49. doi:10.1016/j.jweia.2015.04.020.

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