Rob Thompson

Project Engineer
UNSW Water Research Laboratory
School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Rob Thompson has worked as WRL’s in-house IT Technical Officer since 2006, and is responsible for maintaining all of WRL’s software and hardware systems. Since 2010 Rob has also worked on the design and operation of WRL’s camera based wetland environmental monitoring program at Tomago. Rob is experienced in the design and operation of remote and wireless image collection systems.Farid has become a proficient physical modeller, developing a sound understanding of complex hydraulic processes through laboratory testing of dam spillways, cruise ship prop-wash and flume modelling. He is adept in a wide range of instrumentation and modelling skills, as well as model design, construction and operation.


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