Professor Graeme Dandy

Graeme Dandy
Professor
School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

Graeme Dandy is an Emeritus Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Adelaide. He was employed by the University from 1979 until 2014 and was a Professor from 2000 to 2014. His research interests include the optimization of water resources and environmental systems and the use of artificial neural networks for forecasting water resources variables.

He is also a co-founder, director and technical consultant for Optimatics Pty Ltd., a software and consulting company based in Adelaide. Optimatics has undertaken more than 260 studies into the optimization of water supply and sewerage systems in the USA, Canada, the UK, Australia and New Zealand and has saved hundreds of millions of dollars for water utilities and their customers worldwide.

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Professor Graeme Dandy

Graeme Dandy is an Emeritus Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Adelaide. He was employed by the University from 1979 until 2014 and was a Professor from 2000 to 2014. His research interests include the optimization of water resources and environmental systems and the use of artificial neural networks for forecasting water resources variables.

He is also a co-founder, director and technical consultant for Optimatics Pty Ltd., a software and consulting company based in Adelaide. Optimatics has undertaken more than 260 studies into the optimization of water supply and sewerage systems in the USA, Canada, the UK, Australia and New Zealand and has saved hundreds of millions of dollars for water utilities and their customers worldwide.

My research interests are in the following fields:

  • Water resources planning and management
  • Optimisation of water resources and environmental systems using evolutionary algorithms
  • Decision support systems for environmental planning and risk management
  • Integrated urban water management
  • Forecasting water resources and environmental variables using artificial neural networks

Appointments

Date Position Institution name
2015 - 2025 Emeritus Professor University of Adelaide
2000 - 2014 Professor University of Adelaide
1996 - 2016 Technical Director Optimatics Pty Ltd
1994 - 2000 Associate Professor University of Adelaide
1983 - 1994 Senior Lecturer University of Adelaide
1979 - 1982 Lecturer University of Adelaide
1976 - 1979 Research Fellow University of Melbourne

Awards and Achievements

Date Type Title Institution Name Amount
2014 Water Professional of the Year Australian Water Association
2013 Keynote speaker at MODSIM 2013 Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand
2013 Fellow of the Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand
2013 Biennial Medal Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand.
2013 Premiers Water Medal South Australian Branch of the Australian Water Association
2013 Lifetime achievement award International Conference on Water Resources and Environmental Research
2011 Best paper award Environmental Modelling and Software Journal, Elsevier
2010 Best presentation award Institution of Engineers Australia
2010 Chairman's Award of the South Australian Industry Alliance South Australian Water Industry Alliance
2009 Munro Orator National Committee on Water Engineering of Engineers Australia
2007 Fellow of the Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
2004 Fellowship in Environmental Hydraulics University of Hong Kong
2000 Fellowship from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
1998 Fellow of the Institution of Engineers, Australia Institution of Engineers Australia

Education

Date Institution name Country Title
1972 - 1976 Massachusetts Institute of Technology USA PhD
1971 - 1972 University of Melbourne Australia MEng Sc
1969 - 1970 University of Melbourne Australia BE (Civil Hons)

Certifications

Date Title Institution name Country
2007 Graduate Cetificate of the Institute of Company Directors Australian Institute of Company Directors Australia
1965 Associate Diploma in Civil Engineering Gordon Institute of Technology Australia

Journals

Year Citation
2017 Di Matteo, M., Dandy, G. & Maier, H. (2017). Multiobjective optimization of distributed stormwater harvesting systems. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 143, 6, 04017010-1-04017010-13. 10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0000756
2017 Beh, E., Zheng, F., Dandy, G., Maier, H. & Kapelan, Z. (2017). Robust optimization of water infrastructure planning under deep uncertainty using metamodels. Environmental Modelling and Software, 93, 92-105. 10.1016/j.envsoft.2017.03.013
2017 Wu, W., Dandy, G., Maier, H., Maheepala, S., Marchi, A. & Mirza, F. (2017). Identification of optimal water supply portfolios for a Major City. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 143, 9, -. 10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0000811
2017 Nguyen, D., Ascough, J., Maier, H., Dandy, G. & Andales, A. (2017). Optimization of irrigation scheduling using ant colony algorithms and an advanced cropping system model. Environmental Modelling and Software, 97, 32-45. 10.1016/j.envsoft.2017.07.002
2017 Humphrey, G., Maier, H., Wu, W., Mount, N., Dandy, G., Abrahart, R. & Dawson, C. (2017). Improved validation framework and R-package for artificial neural network models. Environmental Modelling and Software, 92, 82-106. 10.1016/j.envsoft.2017.01.023
2017 Kandulu, J., Hatton MacDonald, D., Dandy, G. & Marchi, A. (2017). Ecosystem Service Impacts of Urban Water Supply and Demand Management. Water Resources Management, Online, 1-15. 10.1007/s11269-017-1778-3
2017 Di Matteo, M., Dandy, G. & Maier, H. (2017). A multi-stakeholder portfolio optimization framework applied to stormwater best management practice (BMP) selection. Environmental Modelling and Software, 97, 16-31. 10.1016/j.envsoft.2017.07.012
2016 Nguyen, D., Dandy, G., Maier, H. & Ascough, J. (2016). Improved ant colony optimization for optimal crop and irrigation water allocation by incorporating domain knowledge. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 142, 9, -. 10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0000662
2016 Wu, W., Maier, H., Dandy, G., Leonard, R., Bellette, K., Cuddy, S. & Maheepala, S. (2016). Including stakeholder input in formulating and solving real-world optimisation problems: Generic framework and case study. Environmental Modelling and Software, 79, 197-213. 10.1016/j.envsoft.2016.02.012
2016 Nguyen, D. C. H., Dandy, G. C., Maier, H. R. & Ascough, J. C. (2016). Improved Ant Colony Optimization for Optimal Crop and Irrigation Water Allocation by Incorporating Domain Knowledge (vol 142, pg 1, 2016 ). JOURNAL OF WATER RESOURCES PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT, 142, 9, -. 10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0000698
2016 Humphrey, G., Gibbs, M., Dandy, G. & Maier, H. (2016). A hybrid approach to monthly streamflow forecasting: integrating hydrological model outputs into a Bayesian artificial neural network. Journal of Hydrology, 540, 623-640. 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2016.06.026
2016 Nguyen, D., Maier, H., Dandy, G. & Ascough, J. (2016). Framework for computationally efficient optimal crop and water allocation using ant colony optimization. Environmental Modelling and Software, 76, 37-53. 10.1016/j.envsoft.2015.11.003
2016 Bi, W., Dandy, G. & Maier, H. (2016). Use of domain knowledge to increase the convergence rate of evolutionary algorithms for optimizing the cost and resilience of water distribution systems. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 142, 9, -. 10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0000649
2016 Nguyen, D., Dandy, G., Maier, H. & Ascough, J. (2016). Erratum: "Improved Ant Colony Optimization for Optimal Crop and Irrigation Water Allocation by Incorporating Domain Knowledge" by D. C. H. Nguyen, G. C. Dandy, H. R. Maier, and J. C. Ascough II [J. Water Resour. Plann. Manage., 142, 9, (2016) (1-1)]doi 10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0000662. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 142, 9, -.
2016 Ganji, A., Maier, H. & Dandy, G. (2016). A modified Sobol' sensitivity analysis method for decision-making in environmental problems. Environmental Modelling and Software, 75, 15-27. 10.1016/j.envsoft.2015.10.001
2016 Bi, W., Maier, H. & Dandy, G. (2016). Impact of starting position and searching mechanism on the evolutionary algorithm convergence rate. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 142, 9, -. 10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0000655
2016 Marchi, A., Dandy, G. C. & Maier, H. (2016). Integrated approach for optimizing the design of aquifer storage and recovery stormwater harvesting schemes accounting for externalities and climate change. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 142, 4, -. 10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0000628
2015 Broad, D., Dandy, G. & Maier, H. (2015). A systematic approach to determining metamodel scope for risk-based optimization and its application to water distribution system design. Environmental Modelling & Software, 69, 382-395. 10.1016/j.envsoft.2014.11.015
2015 Gibbs, M., Maier, H. & Dandy, G. (2015). Using characteristics of the optimisation problem to determine the Genetic Algorithm population size when the number of evaluations is limited. Environmental Modelling & Software, 69, 226-239. 10.1016/j.envsoft.2014.08.023
2015 Beh, E., Maier, H. & Dandy, G. (2015). Adaptive, multiobjective optimal sequencing approach for urban water supply augmentation under deep uncertainty. Water Resources Research, 51, 3, 1529-1551. 10.1002/2014WR016254
2015 Beh, E., Maier, H. & Dandy, G. (2015). Scenario driven optimal sequencing under deep uncertainty. Environmental Modelling and Software, 68, 181-195. 10.1016/j.envsoft.2015.02.006
2015 Bi, W., Dandy, G. & Maier, H. (2015). Improved genetic algorithm optimization of water distribution system design by incorporating domain knowledge. Environmental Modelling & Software, 69, 370-381. 10.1016/j.envsoft.2014.09.010
2015 Wu, W., Dandy, G. C. & Maier, H. R. (2015). Optimal control of total chlorine and free ammonia levels in a water transmission pipeline using artificial neural networks and genetic algorithms. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 141, 7, 04014085-1-04014085-12. 10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0000486
2014 Beh, E., Dandy, G., Maier, H. & Paton, F. (2014). Optimal sequencing of water supply options at the regional scale incorporating alternative water supply sources and multiple objectives. Environmental Modelling & Software, 53, 137-153. 10.1016/j.envsoft.2013.11.004
2014 Wu, W., Dandy, G. C. & Maier, H. R. (2014). Protocol for developing ANN models and its application to the assessment of the quality of the ANN model development process in drinking water quality modelling. Environmental Modelling & Software, 54, 108-127. 10.1016/j.envsoft.2013.12.016
2014 Beh, E., Maier, H., Dandy, G. & Kapelan, Z. (2014). Robust staged development of water supply systems. O. Giustolisi, B. Brunone, D. Laucelli, L. Berardi & A. Campisano (Eds.). Procedia Engineering, 89, 864-869. 10.1016/j.proeng.2014.11.518
2014 Newman, J., Dandy, G. & Maier, H. (2014). Multiobjective optimization of cluster-scale urban water systems investigating alternative water sources and level of decentralization. Water Resources Research, 50, 10, 7915-7938. 10.1002/2013WR015233
2014 Paton, F., Dandy, G. & Maier, H. (2014). Integrated framework for assessing urban water supply security of systems with non-traditional sources under climate change. Environmental Modelling and Software, 60, 302-319. 10.1016/j.envsoft.2014.06.018
2014 Galelli, S., Humphrey, G., Maier, H., Castelletti, A., Dandy, G. & Gibbs, M. (2014). An evaluation framework for input variable selection algorithms for environmental data-driven models. Environmental Modelling & Software, 62, 33-51. 10.1016/j.envsoft.2014.08.015
2014 Maier, H., Kapelan, Z., Kasprzyk, J., Kollat, J., Matott, L., Cunha, M. ... Reed, P. (2014). Evolutionary algorithms and other metaheuristics in water resources: Current status, research challenges and future directions. Environmental Modelling and Software, 62, 271-299. 10.1016/j.envsoft.2014.09.013
2014 Gibbs, M., Dandy, G. & Maier, H. (2014). Assessment of the ability to meet environmental water requirements in the Upper South East of South Australia. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 28, 1, 39-56. 10.1007/s00477-013-0735-9
2014 Paton, F., Maier, H. & Dandy, G. (2014). Including adaptation and mitigation responses to climate change in a multiobjective evolutionary algorithm framework for urban water supply systems incorporating GHG emissions. Water Resources Research, 50, 8, 6285-6304. 10.1002/2013WR015195
2014 Marchi, A., Salomons, E., Simpson, A., Zecchin, A., Maier, H., Wu, Z. ... Dandy, G. (2014). The Battle of the Water Networks II (BWN-II). Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 140, 7, 04014009:1-04014009:14. 10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0000378
2014 Bi, W. & Dandy, G. (2014). Optimization of water distribution systems using online retrained metamodels. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 140, 11, -. 10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0000419
2014 Marchi, A., Dandy, G., Wilkins, A. & Rohrlach, H. (2014). Methodology for comparing evolutionary algorithms for optimization of water distribution systems. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 140, 1, 22-31. 10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0000321
2014 Szemis, J., Maier, H. & Dandy, G. (2014). An adaptive ant colony optimization framework for scheduling environmental flow management alternatives under varied environmental water availability conditions. Water Resources Research, 50, 10, 7606-7625. 10.1002/2013WR015187
2013 Wu, W., May, R., Maier, H. & Dandy, G. (2013). A benchmarking approach for comparing data splitting methods for modeling water resources parameters using artificial neural networks. Water Resources Research, 49, 11, 7598-7614. 10.1002/2012WR012713
2013 Szemis, J., Dandy, G. & Maier, H. (2013). A multiobjective ant colony optimization approach for scheduling environmental flow management alternatives with application to the River Murray, Australia. Water Resources Research, 49, 10, 6393-6411. 10.1002/wrcr.20518
2013 Partington, D., Brunner, P., Frei, S., Simmons, C., Werner, A., Therrien, R. ... Fleckenstein, J. (2013). Interpreting streamflow generation mechanisms from integrated surface-subsurface flow models of a riparian wetland and catchment. Water Resources Research, 49, 9, 5501-5519. 10.1002/wrcr.20405
2013 Paton, F., Maier, H. & Dandy, G. (2013). Relative magnitudes of sources of uncertainty in assessing climate change impacts on water supply security for the southern Adelaide water supply system. Water Resources Research, 49, 3, 1643-1667. 10.1002/wrcr.20153
2012 Crowther, J. & Dandy, G. (2012). Model comparisons for tracer experiments at a clear water storage tank. Australian Journal of Water Resources, 15, 2, 145-156.
2012 Partington, D., Brunner, P., Simmons, C., Werner, A., Therrien, R., Maier, H. & Dandy, G. (2012). Evaluation of outputs from automated baseflow separation methods against simulated baseflow from a physically based, surface water-groundwater flow model. Journal of Hydrology, 458-459, 28-39. 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2012.06.029
2012 Gibbs, M., Maier, H. & Dandy, G. (2012). A generic framework for regression regionalization in ungauged catchments. Environmental Modelling & Software, 27-28, 1-14. 10.1016/j.envsoft.2011.10.006
2012 Bowden, G., Maier, H. & Dandy, G. (2012). Real-time deployment of artificial neural network forecasting models: Understanding the range of applicability. Water Resources Research, 48, 10, 1-16. 10.1029/2012WR011984
2012 Szemis, J., Maier, H. & Dandy, G. (2012). A framework for using ant colony optimization to schedule environmental flow management alternatives for rivers, wetlands, and floodplains. Water Resources Research, 48, 8, 1-21. 10.1029/2011WR011276
2011 Gibbs, M., Maier, H. & Dandy, G. (2011). Relationship between problem characteristics and the optimal number of genetic algorithm generations. Engineering Optimization, 43, 4, 349-376. 10.1080/0305215X.2010.491547
2011 Goodman, A., Ganf, G., Maier, H. & Dandy, G. (2011). The effect of inundation and salinity on the germination of seed banks from wetlands in South Australia. Aquatic Botany, 94, 2, 102-106. 10.1016/j.aquabot.2010.11.003
2011 Dandy, G. C. (2011). In search of the best. Australian Journal of Water Resources, 14, 2, 83-90.
2011 Partington, D., Brunner, P., Simmons, C., Therrien, R., Werner, A., Dandy, G. & Maier, H. (2011). A hydraulic mixing-cell method to quantify the groundwater component of streamflow within spatially distributed fully integrated surface water-groundwater flow models. Environmental Modelling & Software, 26, 7, 886-898. 10.1016/j.envsoft.2011.02.007
2011 Rowan, T., Maier, H., Connor, J. & Dandy, G. (2011). An integrated dynamic modeling framework for investigating the impact of climate change and variability on irrigated agriculture. Water Resources Research, 47, 7, W07520-1-W07520-13. 10.1029/2010WR010195
2010 Ravalico, J., Dandy, G. & Maier, H. (2010). Management Option Rank Equivalence (MORE) - A new method of sensitivity analysis for decision-making. Environmental Modelling & Software, 25, 2, 171-181. 10.1016/j.envsoft.2009.06.012
2010 Gibbs, M., Dandy, G. & Maier, H. (2010). Calibration and optimization of the pumping and disinfection of a real water supply system. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 136, 4, 493-501. 10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0000060
2010 Maier, H., Jain, A., Dandy, G. & Sudheer, K. (2010). Methods used for the development of neural networks for the prediction of water resource variables in river systems: Current status and future directions. Environmental Modelling & Software, 25, 8, 891-909. 10.1016/j.envsoft.2010.02.003
2010 Gibbs, M., Maier, H. & Dandy, G. (2010). Comparison of genetic algorithm parameter setting methods for chlorine injection optimization. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 136, 2, 288-291. 10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0000033
2010 Broad, D., Maier, H. & Dandy, G. (2010). Optimal operation of complex water distribution systems using metamodels. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 136, 4, 433-443. 10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0000052
2010 Gibbs, M., Dandy, G. & Maier, H. (2010). Evaluation of parameter setting for two GIS based unit hydrograph models. Journal of Hydrology, 393, 3-4, 197-205. 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2010.08.014
2010 Goodman, A., Ganf, G., Dandy, G., Maier, H. & Gibbs, M. (2010). The response of freshwater plants to salinity pulses. Aquatic Botany, 93, 2, 59-67. 10.1016/j.aquabot.2010.03.004
2010 May, R., Maier, H. & Dandy, G. (2010). Data splitting for artificial neural networks using SOM-based stratified sampling. Neural Networks, 23, 2, 283-294. 10.1016/j.neunet.2009.11.009
2009 Fernando, T., Maier, H. & Dandy, G. (2009). Selection of input variables for data driven models: An average shifted histogram partial mutual information estimator approach. Journal of Hydrology, 367, 3-4, 165-176. 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2008.10.019
2009 Jain, A., Maier, H., Dandy, G. & Sudheer, K. (2009). Rainfall runoff modelling using neural networks: state-of-the-art and future research needs. ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 15, 1, 52-74. 10.1080/09715010.2009.10514968
2009 Ravalico, J., Maier, H. & Dandy, G. (2009). Sensitivity analysis for decision-making using the MORE method-A Pareto approach. Reliability Engineering & System Safety, 94, 7, 1229-1237. 10.1016/j.ress.2009.01.009
2008 May, R., Dandy, G., Maier, H. & Nixon, J. (2008). Application of partial mutual information variable selection to ANN forecasting of water quality in water distribution systems. Environmental Modelling & Software, 23, 10-11, 1289-1299. 10.1016/j.envsoft.2008.03.008
2008 May, R., Maier, H., Dandy, G. & Fernando, T. (2008). Non-linear variable selection for artificial neural networks using partial mutual information. Environmental Modelling & Software, 23, 10-11, 1312-1326. 10.1016/j.envsoft.2008.03.007
2008 Gibbs, M., Dandy, G. & Maier, H. (2008). A genetic algorithm calibration method based on convergence due to genetic drift. Information Sciences, 178, 14, 2857-2869. 10.1016/j.ins.2008.03.012
2006 Bowden, G., Nixon, J., Dandy, G., Maier, H. & Holmes, M. (2006). Forecasting chlorine residuals in a water distribution system using a general regression neural network. Mathematical and Computer Modelling, 44, 5-6, 469-484. 10.1016/j.mcm.2006.01.006
2006 Dandy, G. & Engelhardt, M. (2006). Multi-objective trade-offs between cost and reliability in the replacement of water mains. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 132, 2, 79-88. 10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9496(2006)132:2(79)
2006 Gibbs, M., Morgan, N., Maier, H., Dandy, G., Nixon, J. & Holmes, M. (2006). Investigation into the relationship between chlorine decay and water distribution parameters using data driven methods. Mathematical and Computer Modelling, 44, 5-6, 485-498. 10.1016/j.mcm.2006.01.007
2005 Bowden, G., Maier, H. & Dandy, G. (2005). Input determination for neural network models in water resources applications. Part 2. Case study: forecasting salinity in a river. Journal of Hydrology, 301, 1-4, 93-107. 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2004.06.020
2005 Bowden, G., Dandy, G. & Maier, H. (2005). Input determination for neural network models in water resources applications. Part 1 - background and methodology. Journal of Hydrology, 301, 1-4, 75-92. 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2004.06.021
2005 Broad, D., Dandy, G. & Maier, H. (2005). Water distribution system optimization using metamodels. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 131, 3, 172-180. 10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9496(2005)131:3(172)
2005 Hassanli, A. & Dandy, G. (2005). Optimal layout and hydraulic design of branched networks using genetic algorithms. Applied Engineering in Agriculture, 21, 1, 55-62.
2004 Maier, H. & Dandy, G. (2004). Artificial neural networks: A flexible approach to modelling. Water, 31, 8, 55-60.
2003 Dinesh, N. & Dandy, G. C. (2003). A decision support system for municipal wastewater reclamation and reuse. Water Science and Technology: Water Supply, 3, 3, 1-8.
2003 Bowden, G., Dandy, G. & Maier, H. (2003). Data transformation for neural network models in water resources applications. Journal of Hydroinformatics, 5, 4, 245-258.
2002 Bowden, G., Maier, H. & Dandy, G. (2002). Optimal division of data for neural network models in water resources applications. Water Resources Research, 38, 2, 2.1-2.11. 10.1029/2001WR000266
2001 Maier, H. & Dandy, G. (2001). Neural network based modelling of environmental variables: A systematic approach. Mathematical and Computer Modelling, 33, 06-Jul, 669-682. 10.1016/S0895-7177(00)00271-5
2001 Nixon, J., Dandy, G. & Simpson, A. (2001). A genetic algorithm for optimizing off-farm irrigation scheduling. Journal of Hydroinformatics, 3, 1, 11-22.
2001 Dandy, G. & Engelhardt, M. (2001). Optimal scheduling of water pipe replacement using genetic algorithms. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 127, 4, 214-223. 10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9496(2001)127:4(214)
2000 Hassanli, A. & Dandy, G. (2000). Application of genetic algorithms for optimization of drip irrigation systems. IRANIAN JOURNAL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 24, 1, 63-76.
2000 Maier, H. & Dandy, G. (2000). Neural networks for the prediction and forecasting of water resources variables: a review of modelling issues and applications. Environmental Modelling & Software, 15, 1, 101-124. 10.1016/S1364-8152(99)00007-9
2000 Dandy, G. C. (2000). Water resources management into the 21st Century. Water International, 25, 2, 321-323.
1999 Maier, H. & Dandy, G. (1999). Empirical comparison of various methods for training feed-forward neural networks for salinity forecasting. Water Resources Research, 35, 8, 2591-2596. 10.1029/1999WR900150
1998 Maier, H. & Dandy, G. (1998). Understanding the behaviour and optimising the performance of back-propagation neural networks: An empirical study. Environmental Modelling and Software, 13, 2, 179-191. 10.1016/S1364-8152(98)00019-X
1998 Maier, H. & Dandy, G. (1998). The effect of internal parameters and geometry on the performance of back-propagation neural networks: An empirical study. Environmental Modelling and Software, 13, 2, 193-209. 10.1016/S1364-8152(98)00020-6
1998 Maier, H., Dandy, G. & Burch, M. (1998). Use of Artificial Neural Networks for Modelling Cyanobacteria Anabaena spp. in the River Murray, South Australia. Ecological Modelling, 105, 2-3, 257-272. 10.1016/S0304-3800(97)00161-0
1997 Maier, H. & Dandy, G. (1997). Determining inputs for neural network models of multivariate time series. Microcomputers in Civil Engineering, 12, 5, 353-368. 10.1111/0885-9507.00069
1997 Dandy, G., Nguyen, T. & Davies, C. (1997). Estimating residential water demand in the presence of free allowances. Land Economics, 73, 1, 125-139. 10.2307/3147082
1997 Dandy, G., Connarty, M. & Loucks, D. (1997). Comparison of methods for yield assessment of multiple reservoir systems. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 123, 6, 350-358. 10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9496(1997)123:6(350)
1997 Maier, H. & Dandy, G. (1997). Modelling cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) in the River Murray using artificial neural networks. Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, 43, 3-6, 377-386. 10.1016/S0378-4754(97)00022-0
1996 Dandy, G. & Hassanli, A. (1996). Optimum design and operation of multiple subunit drip irrigation systems. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, 122, 5, 265-275. 10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9437(1996)122:5(265)
1996 Frey, J., Simpson, A., Dandy, G., Murphy, L. & Farrill, T. (1996). Genetic algorithm pipe network optimization: The next generation in distribution system analysis. Public Works, 127, 7, 39-42.
1996 Maier, H. & Dandy, G. (1996). Neural network models for forecasting univariate time series. Neural Network World, 6, 5, 747-772.
1996 Maier, H. & Dandy, G. (1996). The use of artificial neural networks for the prediction of water quality parameters. Water Resources Research, 32, 4, 1013-1022. 10.1029/95WR03529
1996 Dandy, G., Simpson, A. & Murphy, L. (1996). An Improved Genetic Algorithm for Pipe Network Optimization. Water Resources Research, 32, 2, 449-458. 10.1029/95WR02917
1994 Simpson, A., Dandy, G. & Murphy, L. (1994). Genetic algorithms compared to other techniques for pipe optimization. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 120, 4, 423-443. 10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9496(1994)120:4(423)
1993 Crawley, P. & Dandy, G. (1993). Optimal operation of multiple-reservoir system. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 119, 1, 1-17. 10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9496(1993)119:1(1)
1992 Dandy, G. (1992). Assessing the economic cost of restrictions on outdoor water use. Water Resources Research, 28, 7, 1759-1766. 10.1029/92WR00691
1992 Dandy, G. & Crawley, P. (1992). Optimum operation of a multiple reservoir system including salinity effects. Water Resources Research, 28, 4, 979-990. 10.1029/91WR02687
1991 Dandy, G. & Simpson, A. (1991). Development of expert systems for a water filtration plant. Civil Engineering Systems, 8, 2, 63-70. 10.1080/02630259108970608
1985 Warner, R. F. & Dandy, G. C. (1985). Multi-stage decision models for the assessment of structural defects. IABSE Periodica, 1/1985, 41-54.
1985 Dandy, G. (1985). An Approximate Method for the Analysis of Uncertainty in Benefit‐Cost Ratios. Water Resources Research, 21, 3, 267-271. 10.1029/WR021i003p00267
1985 Dandy, G., McBean, E. & Hutchinson, B. (1985). Pricing and expansion of a water supply system.. Journal of Water Resources Planning & Management - ASCE, 111, 1, 24-42. 10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9496(1985)111:1(24)
1984 DANDY, G. C. & MCBEAN, E. A. (1984). VARIABILITY OF INDIVIDUAL TRAVEL TIME COMPONENTS. JOURNAL OF TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING-ASCE, 110, 3, 340-356.
1984 Dandy, G., McBean, E. & Hutchinson, B. (1984). A Model for Constrained Optimum Water Pricing and Capacity Expansion. Water Resources Research, 20, 5, 511-520. 10.1029/WR020i005p00511
1979 Dandy, G. C. & Moore, S. F. (1979). Water quality sampling programs in rivers. American Society of Civil Engineers, Journal of the Environmental Engineering Division, EE4, 695-712.
1976 Moore, S. F., Dandy, G. C. & De Lucia, R. J. (1976). Describing variance with a simple water quality model and hypothetical samping programs. Water Resources Research, 12, 4, 795-804.

Books

Year Citation
2009 Gibbs, M., Maier, H. & Dandy, G. (2009). Determination of practical genetic algorithm parameter settings: Applications to the operation of water distribution systems. UK: Verlag Dr. Muller.
2008 Dandy, G., Walker, D., Daniell, T. & Warner, R. (2008). Planning and design of engineering systems. Abingdon, United Kingdom: Taylor & Francis.
1989 Dandy, G. C., Simpson, A. R., Energy, A. D. O. P. I. A., Council, A. W. R. & Institution of Engineers, A. (1989). Proceedings of the National Workshop on Planning and Management of Water Resource Systems: Risk and Reliability Adelaide Festival Centre, 23-25 November 1988.

Book Chapters

Year Citation
2013 Maier, H., Paton, F., Dandy, G. & Connor, J. (2013). Impact of drought on Adelaide's water supply system: past, present, and future. In K. Schwabe, J. Albiac, J. Connor, R. Hassan & L. Gonzalez (Eds.), Drought in arid and semi-arid regions: a multi-disciplinary and cross-country perspective (pp. 41-62). Germany: Springer. 10.1007/978-94-007-6636-5_3
2011 may, R., Dandy, G. & Maier, H. (2011). Review of Input Variable Selection Methods for Artificial Neural Networks. In K. S. editor (Ed.), Artificial Neural Networks - Methodological Advances and Biomedical Applications (pp. 19-44). Croatia: InTech.
2009 May, R., Maier, H. & Dandy, G. (2009). Developing artificial neural networks for water quality modelling and analysis. In Grady Hanrahan (Ed.), Modelling of Pollutants in Complex Environmental Systems (pp. 27-62). United Kingdom: ILM Publications.
2008 Kingston, G. B., Maier, H. R. & Dandy, G. C. (2008). AI techniques for hydrological modeling and management. I: Simulation. In L. N. Robinson (Ed.), Water Resources Research Progress (pp. 13-66). Nova Science Publishers, Inc..
2008 Humphrey, G., Dandy, G. & Maier, H. (2008). AI techniques for hydrological Modeling and mangement. II: Optimization. In L. N. Robinson (Ed.), Water Resources Research Progress (pp. 67-99). New York: Nova Science Publishers.
2005 Bowden, G., Dandy, G. & Maier, H. (2005). Forecasting cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) using artificial neural networks. In S. Lingireddy & G. Brion (Eds.), Artificial neural networks in water supply engineering (pp. 71-96). Reston, Virginia: American Society of Civil Engineers Press.
2005 Dandy, G., Bowden, G. & Maier, H. (2005). Use of artificial neural networks to forecast salinity in rivers. In S. Lingireddy & G. Brion (Eds.), Artificial neural networks in water supply engineering (pp. 107-137). Reston, Virginia: American Society of Civil Engineers Press.
2003 Bowden, G., Dandy, G. & Maier, H. (2003). An evaluation of methods for the selection of inputs for an artificial neural network based river model. In Friedrich Recknagel (Ed.), Ecological informatics - understanding ecology by biolgically-inspired computation (pp. 215-232). Berlin, Heidelberg, New York: Springer-Verlag.
2000 Maier, H. & Dandy, G. (2000). Application of artificial neural networks to forecasting of surface water quality variables: issues, applications and challenges. In R. Govindaraju & A. Ramachandra Rao (Eds.), Artificial neural networks in hydrology (pp. 287-309). The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Conference Papers

Year Citation
2017 Rana, S., Marchi, A., Dandy, G. & Boccelli, D. (2017). Impacts of Measurement Location and Spatial Aggregation on Demand Estimation in Water Distribution Systems. 17th Annual World Environmental and Water Resources Congress. C. Dunn & B. Vanweele (Eds.) Sacramento, CA. 10.1061/9780784480625.056
2014 Humphrey, G., Galelli, S., Castelletti, A., Maier, H., Dandy, G. & Gibbs, M. (2014). A new evaluation framework for input variable selection algorithms used in environmental modelling.
2014 szemis, J., aldridge, K., van Roosmalen, L., Bjornsson, T., Dandy, G., Maier, H. ... Thompson, R. (2014). Optimisation of the scheduling of wetland hydrological regimes to meet landscape ecological objectives. Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium. Perth.
2014 humphrey, G., galelli, S., castelletti, A., maier, H., dandy, G. & Gibbs, M. (2014). Automatic input selection for hydrological modelling: a comparative analysis. European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly. Vienna (Austria).
2012 Beh, E., Maier, H. & Dandy, G. (2012). Optimal sequencing of water supply options at the regional scale incorporating sustainability, uncertainty and robustness. Meeting of the International Environmental Modelling and Software Society. Leipzig.
2012 Bi, W. & Dandy, G. C. (2012). Retraining of metamodels for the optimisation of water distribution systems. 14th Water Distribution Systems Analysis Conference (WSDA 2012). Adelaide, South Australia.
2012 Paton, F., Gibbs, M., Maier, H. & Dandy, G. (2012). Impacts of climate change downscaling method on rainwater tank yield. International Conference on Hydroinformatics. Hamburg.
2012 Wu, W., Maier, H., Dandy, G. & May, R. (2012). Exploring the impact of data splitting methods on artificial neural network models. International Conference on Hydroinformatics. Hamburg.
2012 Wu, W., May, R., Dandy, G. & Maier, H. (2012). A method for comparing data splitting approaches for developing hydrological ANN models. Meeting of the International Environmental Modelling and Software Society. Leipzig.
2012 Wu, W., Maier, H. R. & Dandy, G. C. (2012). ANN forecasting of water quality in the chloraminated goldfield and agricultural pipeline system: constructive input selection. 14th Water Distribution Systems Analysis Conference. Adelaide, S.A..
2012 Gibbs, M., Maier, H., Dandy, G. & Thyer, M. (2012). Is there potential to inform time varying conceptual rainfall runoff model parameters using groundwater data?. Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium. Sydney.
2011 Beh, E., Maier, H. & Dandy, G. (2011). Development of a modelling framework for optimal sequencing of water supply options at the regional scale incorporating sustainability and uncertainty. International Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM). Perth.
2011 Wu, W., Dandy, G. & Maier, H. (2011). Application of artificial neural networks to forecasting water quality in a chloraminated water distribution system. International Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM). Perth, WA.
2011 Beh, E., Dandy, G. & Maier, H. (2011). Sequencing of water supply options at the regional scale incorporating sustainability objectives. International Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM). Perth.
2011 Gibbs, M., Maier, H. & Dandy, G. (2011). Runoff and salt transport modelling to maximise environmental outcomes in the upper south east of South Australia. International Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM). Perth.
2011 Gibbs, M., Dandy, G. & Maier, H. (2011). Evaluating parameter sensitivity for surface water modelling of ungauged catchments. Congress of IAHR, the International Association of Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research. Brisbane.
2010 Crowther, J. & Dandy, G. (2010). Simulation of water flow and tracer experiments for a clear water storage tank. Congress of IAHR, the International Association of Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research. Edinburgh.
2010 Szemis, J., Dandy, G. & Maier, H. (2010). Multi-objective ant colony optimization applied to environmental flow management. Water Symposium. Quebec City.
2010 Gibbs, M., Maier, H. & Dandy, G. (2010). Parameterization of a gridded rainfall-runoff model for Southern Australia. ICHE. India.
2010 Lowndes, I., Dandy, G., Marshall, T., Schmidt, T., N, G. & Raynor, G. (2010). Optimization of mine ventilation networks using genetic algorithms and artificial neural networks. US/North American Mine Ventilation Symposium. S. Hardcastle & D. McKinnon (Eds.) Sudbury, Ontario, Canada.
2010 Paton, F., Dandy, G. & Maier, H. (2010). Sensitivity of urban water security based on various global circulation models and emission scenarios. Practical Responses to Climate Change (PRCC). Melbourne.
2009 Harnett, L., Nicolson, J., Tennant, R., Dandy, G. & Maier, H. (2009). Sustainability trade-offs in the planning and design of cluster scale greywater reuse systems. IMACS World Congress and MODSIM International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. Cairns.
2009 Paton, F., Baulis, J., Staniford, B., Maier, H. & Dandy, G. (2009). Considering sustainability in the planning and management of regional urban water supply systems: A case study of Adelaide's southern system. IMACS World Congress and MODSIM International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. Cairns.
2009 Ravalico, J., Maier, H. & Dandy, G. (2009). MORE and POMORE sensitivity analysis of salt interception schemes in the River Murray. IMACS World Congress and MODSIM International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. Cairns.
2009 Blackmore, J., Dandy, G., Kuczera, G. & Rahman, J. (2009). Making the most of modelling: A decision framework for the water industry. IMACS World Congress and MODSIM International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. Cairns.
2009 Coff, B., Ditty, N., Gee, M., Szemis, J., Maier, H., Dandy, G. & Gibbs, M. (2009). Relating catchment attributes to parameters of a salt and water balance model. IMACS World Congress and MODSIM International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. Cairns.
2009 Partington, D., Werner, A., Brunner, P., Simmons, C., Dandy, G. & Maier, H. (2009). Using a fully coupled surface water - groundwater model to quantify streamflow components. IMACS World Congress and MODSIM International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. Cairns.
2009 Dandy, G., Bogdanowicz, A., Craven, J., Maywald, A. & Liu, P. (2009). Optimizing the sustainability of water distribution systems. 10.1061/41024(340)24
2009 Harnett, L., Nicolson, J., Tennant, R., Dandy, G. & Maier, H. (2009). Optimum design of sustainable water supply systems. Australian Water Association Convention - Ozwater. Melbourne.
2009 Gibbs, M., Maier, H. & Dandy, G. (2009). The use of GIS to derive distributed unit hydrographs for streamflow prediction. IMACS World Congress and MODSIM International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. Cairns.
2008 Partington, D., Maier, H., Dandy, G., Simmons, C. & Werner, A. (2008). A review of modelling surface water - groundwater interactions in and around deep drains with weirs. Water Down Under (WDU). Adelaide.
2008 Gibbs, M., Dandy, G. & Maier, H. (2008). Calibration of rainfall runoff models in ungauged catchments: Regionalization relationships for a rainfall runoff model. World Environmental and Water Resources Congress. Honolulu. 10.1061/40976(316)377
2008 Gibbs, M., Goodman, A., Partington, D., Dandy, G. & Maier, H. (2008). Dryland salinity decision support systems in data-scarce regions. Water Down Under (WDU). Martin Lambert (Ed.) Adelaide.
2007 Rowan, T., Maier, H., Connor, J. & Dandy, G. (2007). Development of an integrated modelling framework to investigate environmental and economic management objectives in an irrigated landscape. The International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. Lex Oxley (Ed.) Christchurch, NZ.
2007 Ravalico, J., Dandy, G. & Maier, H. (2007). More sensitivity analysis of the MSM-BIGMOD River Murray flow and salinity model. The International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. Lex Oxley (Ed.) Christchurch, NZ.
2007 Murphy, L., McIver, D., Dandy, G., Hewitson, C., Frey, J., Jacobsen, L. & Fang, M. (2007). GA optimization for Las Vegas Valley Water distribution system operations and water quality.
2007 Fernando, T., Maier, H., Dandy, G. & Croke, B. (2007). Assessing prediction uncertainty in the BIGMOD model: A shuffled complex evolution metropolis algorithm approach. The International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. Lex Oxley (Ed.) Christchurch, NZ.
2007 Dandy, G., Roberts, A., Hewitson, C. & Chrystie, P. (2007). Optimising the sustainability of water supply pipeline schemes. Ozwater. Sydney.
2006 Broad, D., Maier, H., Dandy, G. & Nixon, J. (2006). Optimal design of water distribution systems including water quality and system uncertainty. International Symposium on Water Distribution Systems Analysis. Cincinnatti, OH, USA. 10.1061/40941(247)82
2006 Ravalico, J., Dandy, G. & Maier, H. (2006). Rank-equivalence method for sensitivity analysis of an integrated model of a river catchment. Biennial meeting of the International Environmental Modelling & Software Society. A. Voinov, A. J. Jakeman & A. E. Rizzoli (Eds.) Vermont, USA.
2006 Gibbs, M., Maier, H., Dandy, G. & Nixon, J. (2006). Minimum number of generations required for convergence of genetic algorithms. IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence. G. Yen (Ed.) Vancouver, Canada. 10.1109/CEC.2006.1688360
2006 Broad, D., Dandy, G., Maier, H. & Nixon, J. (2006). Improving metamodel-based optimization of water distribution systems with local search. IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence. G. G. Yen (Ed.) Vancouver, Canada. 10.1109/CEC.2006.1688381
2006 May, R., Dandy, G., Maier, H. & Fernando, T. (2006). Critical values of a kernel density-based mutual information estimator. IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence. G. G. Yen (Ed.) Vancouver, Canada. 10.1109/IJCNN.2006.247170
2006 Rao, Z., Jamieson, D. & Dandy, G. (2006). An overview of a generic, real-time, near-optimal control system for water-distribution networks. IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition. D. Baoxing (Ed.) Beijing, China.
2005 Fernando, T., Maier, H., Dandy, G. & May, R. (2005). Efficient selection of inputs for artificial neural network models. The International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. A. Zerger & R. M. Argent (Eds.) Melbourne, Australia.
2005 Holmes, M., Chow, C., May, R., Badalyan, A., Fitzgerald, F., Nixon, J. ... Maier, H. (2005). DrCT®: Developing tools for improved disinfection control within water distribution systems. Disinfection Conference. Mesa, Arizona, USA.
2005 Ravalico, J., Maier, H., Dandy, G., Norton, J. & Croke, B. (2005). A comparison of sensitivity analysis techniques for complex models for environment management. The International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. A. Zerger & R. M. Argent (Eds.) Mebourne, Australia.
2005 Iseri, Y., Dandy, G., Maier, H., Kawamura, A. & Jinno, K. (2005). Medium term forecasting of rainfall using artificial neural networks. The International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. A. Zerger & R. M. Argent (Eds.) Melbourne, Australia.
2005 Norton, J., Chiew, F., Dandy, G. & Maier, H. (2005). A parameter-bounding approach to sensitivity assessment of large simulation models. The International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. A. Zerger & R. M. Argent (Eds.) Melbourne, Australia.
2005 Gibbs, M., Dandy, G., Maier, H. & Nixon, J. (2005). Selection of genetic algorithm parameters for water distribution system optimization. World Water & Environmental Resources Congress. Anchorage, Alaska, USA. 10.1061/40792(173)44
2005 Broad, D., Maier, H., Dandy, G. & Nixon, J. (2005). Estimating risk measures for water distribution systems using metamodels. World Water & Environmental Resources Congress. Anchorage, Alaska, USA. 10.1061/40792(173)17
2005 Rowan, T., Maier, H., Connor, J. & Dandy, G. (2005). Development of an integrated modelling framework for the assessment of river management policies. The International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. A. Zerger & R. M. Argent (Eds.) Melbourne, Australia.
2004 Gibbs, M., Maier, H. & Dandy, G. (2004). Applying fitness landscape measures to water distribution optimization problems. International Conference on Hydroinformatics. S. Liong, K. Phoon & V. Babovic (Eds.) Singapore.
2004 Dandy, G. & Engelhardt, M. (2004). Optimum rehabilitation of a water distribution system considering cost and reliability. 10.1061/40569(2001)399
2004 May, R., Maier, H., Dandy, G. & Nixon, J. (2004). Control-oriented water quality modelling using artificial neural networks. Enviro 04. P. Howlett (Ed.) Sydney, Australia.
2004 Broad, D., Dandy, G. & Maier, H. (2004). A metamodeling approach to water distribution system optimization. World Water and Environmental Resources Congress. Salt Lake City, UT, USA. 10.1061/40737(2004)453
2004 May, R., Maier, H., Dandy, G. & Nixon, J. (2004). General regression neural networks for modeling disinfection residual in water distribution systems. World Water and Environmental Resources Congress. Salt Lake City, UT, USA. 10.1061/40737(2004)446
2003 Dandy, G. & Gibbs, M. (2003). Optimising system operations and water quality. World World Water & Environmental Resources Congress. Philadelphia, Pa, USA.
2003 Gibbs, M., Morgan, N., Maier, H., Dandy, G., Holmes, M. & Nixon, J. (2003). Use of artificial neural networks for modelling chlorine residuals in water distribution systems. MODSIM International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. D. A. Post (Ed.) Jupiters Hotel and Casino, Townsville, Australia.
2003 Bowden, G., Nixon, J., Dandy, G., Maier, H. & Holmes, M. (2003). Forecasting chlorine residuals in a water distribution system using a general regression neural network. MODSIM International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. D. Post (Ed.) Jupiters Hotel and Casino, Townsville, Australia.
2003 Nixon, J., Bowden, G., Dandy, G., Maier, H. & Holmes, M. (2003). Forecasting chlorine residuals in a water distribution system using an artificial neural network. Adelaide, South Australia.
2003 Dandy, G., Kolokas, L. & Simpson, A. (2003). Optimising asset replacement decisions for water distribution systems. Ozwater Convention & Exhibition - AWA Convention. B. Sanders (Ed.) Perth, Western Australia.
2002 Abrahart, R., Anctil, F., Bowden, G., Dandy, G., Maier, H., Campolo, M. ... Wilby, R. (2002). An international comparative study of artificial neural network techniques for river stage forecasting. National Hydrology Symposium. C. Bradley & D. Hannah (Eds.) University of Birmingham, UK.
2002 Bowden, G., Dandy, G. & Maier, H. (2002). Ant colony optimisation of a general regression neural network for forecasting water quality. International Conference on Hydroinformatics (5th: 2002). Cardiff, Great Britain.
2001 Bowden, G., Maier, H. & Dandy, G. (2001). Understanding the range of applicability of artificial neural network forecasting models. MODISM International Conference on Modelling & Simulation. F. Ghassemi, D. White, S. Cuddy & T. Nakanishi (Eds.) Canberra, Australia.
2000 Bowden, G., Dandy, G. & Maier, H. (2000). Use of evolutionary artificial neural network models to forecast concentrations of cyanobacteria in the River Murray. Hydro Interactive Hydrology. B. Bates (Ed.) Perth, Australia.
1994 Maier, H. & Dandy, G. (1994). Forecasting salinity using neural networks and multivariate time series models.
1994 Crawley, P. & Dandy, G. (1994). Frequency-duration techniques applied to the reliability assessment of pumped water supply systems.
1994 Dandy, G. & Connarty, M. (1994). Interactions between water pricing, demand management and the sequencing of water resource projects.
1994 Murphy, L., Dandy, G. & Simpson, A. (1994). Optimum design and operation of pumped water distribution systems. International Conference on Hydraulics in Civil Engineering. Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
1994 Hassanli, A. & Dandy, G. (1994). Optimum hydraulic design of drip irrigation systems. 1994 International Conference on Hydraulics in Civil Engineering - Hydraulics Working with the Environment. UNIV QUEENSLAND BRISBANE, BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA.
1993 Dandy, G., Simpson, A. & Murphy, L. (1993). A review of pipe network optimisation techniques. Australasian Conference on Computing for the Water Industry Today and Tomorrow. Melbourne, Victoria.
1993 DANDY, G. C. & CONNARTY, M. C. (1993). OPTIMUM SEQUENCING OF WATER-RESOURCES PROJECTS. Engineering for Hydrology and Water Resources Conference 1993: Looking Towards the 21st-Century. NEWCASTLE, AUSTRALIA.
1993 Simpson, A., Murphy, L. & Dandy, G. (1993). Pipe network optimisation using genetic algorithms. Specialty Conference of Water Resources Planning and Management Division. Seattle, Washington, USA.
1992 Dandy, G. & Daniell, T. (1992). Review of undergraduate environmental engineering degrees in Australia.
1991 Dandy, G. & Baker, T. (1991). Use of multisite time series models for flow forecasting.
1984 Ferreira, L. & Dandy, G. (1984). SAMPLE SIZE REQUIREMENTS FOR TRAFFIC SURVEYS..

Report for External Bodies

Year Citation
2012 Spies, B. & Dandy, G. C., (2012). Sustainable Water Management: Securing Australia's Future in a Green Economy, ATSE, Melbourne, Victoria,

The following table lists research grants of $10,000 or more received solely or in partnership with other researchers:

 

 

Years

 

Amount

 

Funding Source

 

Title of Project

2014-17

$1,160,000

Bushfires and Natural Hazards RC

Decision support system for assessment of policy and planning investment options for optimal natural hazard mitigation

2012-14

$179,267

Goyder Institute

Improved modelling of the catchments and drainage network in the upper south east for management outcomes

2012-14

$189,484

Goyder Institute

Optimal water resources mix for metropolitan Adelaide

2011-15

$501,500

Goyder Institute

Development of an agreed set of climate projections for South Australia

2011-12

$198,058

Goyder Institute

Development and application of a decision support framework for the South East of South Australia

2011-13

$246,000

Goyder Institute

Managed aquifer recharge and urban stormwater

2010-12

$330,000

Water Quality Research Australia

Optimal control of chloramine in water distribution system

2009-12

$258,000

ARC Linkage, DWLBC

Early warning of cyanobacteria blooms in drinking water reservoirs by means of evolutionary algorithms

2006-10

$425,560

eWater CRC

New techniques for modelling, optimisation and decision support

2006-09

$601,187

ARC Linkage, DWLBC SA

Innovative Approach to the Optimal Management of Water Resources and Application to the Upper South East Region of South Australia

2006-07

$95,370

Centre for Natural Resource Management, SA

Sensitivity analysis of models used to predict the effects of policy decisions on salinity levels in the River Murray

2004-06

$312,000

ARC Linkage, MDBC, DWLBC

New approach to sensitivity assessment of complex simulation models for environmental management

2003-04

$130,000

ARC Discovery

New techniques for artificial neural network modelling in hydrology

2003-06

$181,000

CRC for Water Quality and Treatment

Decision support systems to maintain water quality

2003-06

$108,500

CRC for Water Quality and Treatment

Development of tools for improved disinfection control in distribution systems

2002-05

$45,500

CRC for Water Quality and Treatment

Reliability assessment of water quality in distribution systems

2002-05

$35,000

United Water and SA Water

Reliability assessment of water quality in distribution systems

2001

$12,000

ARC

Development of a methodology to optimise the operation of urban water distribution systems.

2000

$14,000

ARC

Development of a methodology for optimising the design and operation of aquifer storage and recovery systems that use streamflow.

2000

$14,000

Australian Academy of Science and Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

Fellowship to visit Kyoto University and Kyushu University to carry out collaborative research into decision support systems for managing water resources.

1999-2001

$76,500

ARC SPIRT, United Utilities

Forecasting blooms of blue-green algae in the River Murray using artificial neural networks

1998

$12,000

ARC

Development of a general optimisation model for sewage effluent reuse incluing aquifer storage and recovery

1997

$20,000

SA Water

Commercial copy of  ARCVIEW and ARCINFO for research purposes

1997

$12,000

ARC

Development of a comprehensive optimisation model for regional water resources planning including water reuse options

1996-99

$213,351

LWRRDC

An evaluation of the applicability of genetic algorithm technology to flow management of open-channel gravity systems

1996

$15,000

ARC

Optimum design of urban water distribution systems including water quality considerations

1995

$10,000

ARC

Asset replacement strategies for water distribution networks 

1995

$72,010

Murrumbidgee Irrigation

Optimisation of replacement of irrigation channels by pipes using genetic algorithms 

1994

$42,300

EWS

Optimal rehabilitation of irrigation pipe network systems by genetic algorithms 

1991-94

$133,400

ARC

Development of a methodology for optimum pricing and capacity expansion of urban water supply systems

1992-93

$22,100

ARC

Genetic algorithms for optimal expansion of pipe networks 

1990

$32,000

EWS

Investigating the use of expert systems for water treatment plant operations

1990

$36,406

AWRAC & EWS

Reliability - cost trade-offs for multiple reservoir systems

1989

$11,300

URG

Investigating the use of expert systems and knowledge engineering for water treatment plant operations

1988

$32,400

AWRAC & EWS

Evaluating the use of multisite models for flow forecasting

1987

$62,000

AWRAC & EWS

Optimum operating policies for multiple reservoir systems

1986

$13,000

EWS

Low flow analysis of the River Murray using synthetic hydrology

 

Key:                        ARC                        =  Australian Research Council

                                AWRAC                 =  Australian Water Research Advisory Council

                                DWLBC                  =  SA Department of Water, Land and Biodiversity Conservation

                                EWS                        =  Engineering and Water Supply Department of SA (now SA Water)

                                LWRRDC               =  Land and Water Resources Research and Development Corporation

                                MDBC                    =  Murray Darling Basin Commission

                                URG                       =  University of Adelaide Research Grant

No teaching is being undertaken at the present time.

                     Current PhD Students being Co-supervised:

           D. Nguyen, “Optimal Water Allocation and Scheduling for Irrigation Using Ant Colony Algorithms” PhD (thesis is under examination)

           J. Newman, “Integrated urban water management”, PhD (current)

           M. Di Matteo “Optimum planning of stormwater harvesting systems” PhD (current)

           J. Ravalico, “New methods of sensitivity analysis for complex simulation models used in natural resource management”, PhD (current).

           T. Rowan, “New modelling approaches for improved sustainable water resources management”, PhD (current).

           G. Fernando, “Multi model combination techniques to assess and reduce prediction uncertainty”, PhD (current)

 

                      Completed PhD Students

            P. Crawley, "Risk and reliability assessment of multiple reservoir water supply headworks systems".  Awarded the degree of PhD in 1995.

            M. Connarty, "Optimum water pricing and expansion of water supply systems".  Awarded the degree of PhD in 1995.

            H. Maier, "Use of artificial neural networks for modelling multivariate water quality time series". Awarded the degree of Ph.D. in 1996.

            A. Hassanli, "Modelling and optimisation of pressure irrigation systems". Awarded the degree of Ph.D. in 1997.

            L. Murphy, "Use of genetic algorithms for pipe network optimisation", Awarded the degree of Ph.D. in 1998.

            M. Engelhardt, “Development of a strategy for the optimal replacement of water mains”, Awarded the degree of Ph.D. in 1999.

            C. Hewitson, “Optimisation of water distribution systems using genetic algorithms for hydraulic and water quality issues”, Awarded the degree of Ph.D. in 2000.

            N. Dinesh, “Development of a methodology for technical and economic evaluation of wastewater reclamation technologies”. Awarded the degree of PhD in 2002.

            G. Bowden, “Modelling water resource variables using artificial neural networks”. Awarded the degree of PhD in 2003.

            M. Gibbs, “Real coded genetic algorithm parameter setting for water distribution system optimisation”. Awarded the degree of PhD in 2008.

            R. May, “Use of artificial neural networks to forecast disinfectant levels in water distribution systems” Awarded the degree of PhD in 2010.

            A.Goodman, “Impacts of an altered water and salinity regime on the conditions of wetlands in the Upper South East of South Australia”. Awarded the degree of PhD in 2012.

            D. Partington, “Modelling groundwater surface water interactions”. Awarded the degree of PhD in 2013.

            J. Szemis, “An adaptive multi-objective framework for the scheduling of environmental flow management alternatives using ant colony optimization”. Awarded the degree of PhD in 2014.

            F. Paton, “Frameworks for assessing and improving urban water supply security planning under climate change”. Awarded the degreee of PhD in 2014.

            D. Broad, “Optimising water quality in water distribution system design”. Awarded the degree of PhD in 2015.

            E.Beh, “Optimum sequencing of water resources projects taking into account uncertainty and robustness” . Awarded the degree of PhD in 2015.

            W. Bi, “Improved evolutionary algorithm optimisation of water distribution systems using domain knowledge”. Awarded the degree of PhD in 2016.

 

                     Completed Masters Students

            M. Kolawole, "Detection of partial areas using remote sensing and hydrological analysis".  Awarded the degree of M. Env.St. in 1988.

            C. Burton, "Management of the River Murray during periods of extended drought". Awarded the degree of M.Eng.Sc. in 1990.

            P. Crawley, "Optimum operation of multiple reservoir systems".  Awarded the  degree of M. Eng.Sc. in 1991.

            J. Barrett, "Normality enhancement of multivariate hydrologic time series".  Awarded the degree of M.Eng.Sc. in 1991.

            T. Baker, "Evaluation of flow forecasting models for Adelaide Hills catchments".  Awarded the degree of M.Eng.Sc. in 1992

            I. Tye, “Optimum design of stormwater wetlands”, Awarded the degree of M.Eng.Sc. in 2001.

            J. James, “Evaluation of potential for aquifer storage and recovery using streamflow”, Awarded the degree of  M.Eng. Sc. in 2002.

            L. Salhane, “Developing models for predicting chlorine levels in distribution systems”. Awarded the degree of  M.Eng.Sc. in 2003.

Memberships

Date Role Membership Country
1999 - ongoing Member American Society of Civil Engineers United States
1983 - ongoing Member Australian Water Association Australia
1977 - ongoing Member Hydrological Society of South Australia Australia

Board Memberships

Date Role Board name Institution name Country
1996 - ongoing Director Optimatics Pty Ltd Australia
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8313 4359
Campus
North Terrace
Building
Engineering North
Room Number
1 56
Org Unit
School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering

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