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Professor Graeme Dandy

Telephone +61 8 8313 5472
Position Professor
Email graeme.dandy@adelaide.edu.au
Fax +61 8 8313 4359
Building Engineering North
Floor/Room 1 56
Campus North Terrace
Org Unit School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering

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Qualifications

PhD, 1976, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Thesis title: "Design of water quality sampling systems for river networks")

MEngSc, 1973, University of Melbourne

B.E. (Civil) 1971, (First Class Honours and top of graduating class), University of Melbourne
Diploma C.E., 1969, (top of graduating class) Gordon Institute of Technology

Awards & Achievements

2004: Awarded Fellowship in Environmental Hydraulics at the University of Hong Hong.

2000: Awarded Fellowship from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science to spend six weeks in Japan at Kyoto University and Kyushu University.

1996 : AWWA South Australian Water Awards, High Commendation to Graeme Dandy, Angus Simpson and Laurie Murphy for "Development and application of the genetic algorithm technique to pipe network optimisation".

1991 : Engineering Excellence Awards, SA Division of the Institution of Engineers, Australia, High Commendation to Graeme Dandy and Robert Warner for the book "Planning and Design of Engineering Systems"

Teaching Interests

I teach or have taught the following courses:

Postgraduate
Water Resources Planning and Management. Water Resources Optimisation and Modelling, Systems Planning and Analysis

Fourth Year B.E.
Specialisation in Water Resources Management, Specialisation in Environmental Engineering, Specialisation in Systems Engineering, Specialisation in Transportation Planning, Environmental Engineering Design Project.

Third Year
Engineering Management and Planning, Environmental Engineering and Design III.

Second Year
Probability and Statistics

First Year
Engineering Planning and Design, Mechanics of Structures.

In addition, supervision has been carried out of 24 group projects for first year students (5 to 8 students each) and 40 final year research projects (1 to 4 students each).

Publications related to teaching

Dandy, G.C. and Warner, R.F. "Planning and Design of Engineering Systems" Unwin Hyman Ltd., London, 1989.

Daniell, T.M. and Dandy, G.C. "Development of a cross-institutional masters program in hydrology and water resources" Sharp, R M and Silyn-Roberts (Editors). Proceedings of the 5th Annual Convention and Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education, Univ of Auckland, pp.266-271, 1993.

Dandy, G.C. and Daniell, T.M., "A Review of Undergraduate Environmental Engineering Degrees in Australia". National Conference on Environmental Engineering '92, Gold Coast, June 1992. The Institution of Engineers, Australia. Preprints of papers pp 65-69 (National Conference Publication No.92/5), 1992.

Research Interests

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Genetic algorithm techniques applied to the optimum design and operations of water distribution systems


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Monitoring, modelling and optimising water quality in water distribution systems


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Use of artificial neural networks techniques for forecasting hydrologic and water resources variables


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Optimum selection of wastewater treatment trains


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Water resources planning


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Water reuse

Current postgraduate students

The following postgraduate students have been (or are being) supervised:

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

D. Wihardini, "Optimum conjunctive use of surface and groundwater using genetic algorithms", Ph.D. (current).

D. Broad, "Optimising water quality in water distribution system design", PhD (current).

R. May, "Use of artificial neural networks to forecast disinfectant levels in water distribution 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).

A.Goodman, "Impacts of an altered water and salinity regime on the conditions of wetlands in the Upper South East of South Australia", PhD (current)

D. Partington, "Modelling groundwater surface water interactions", PhD (current)

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

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

Research Funding

2006-2008 $425,560 eWater CRC - New techniques for modelling, optimisation and decision support (Joint with Assoc Prof Holger Maier and Assoc Prof Trevor Daniell)

2006-2009 $601,187 eWater CRC - Innovative Approach to the Optimal Management of Water Resources and Application to the Upper South East Region of South Australia (Joint with Assoc Prof Holger Maier, Assoc Prof George Ganf and Assoc Prof Craig Simmons)

2006-2007 Centre for National Resource Management, SA - Sensitivity analysis of models used to predict the effects of policy decisions on salinity levels in the River Murray (Joint with Assoc Prof Holger Maier)

2005 $4,000 University of Hong Kong - Fellowship in Environmental Hydraulics

2004-2006 $312,000 ARC - New approach to sensitivity assessment of complex simulation models for environmental management (Joint with Dr Holger Maier, Prof John Norton and Dr Roger Grayson)

2003-2004 $130,000 ARC - New techniques for artificial neural network modelling in hydrology (Joint with Dr Holger Maier and Dr Chris Dawson)

2003-2006 $181,000 CRC for Water Quality and Treatment - Decision support systems to maintain water quality (Joint with Dr Holger Maier)

2003-2006 $108,500 CRC for Water Quality and Treatment - Development of tools for improved disinfection control in distribution systems (Joint with Dr Holger Maier)

2003 $5,000 URG - Improved understanding of hydrologic processes using conceptual and artificial neural network models

2002-2005 $45,500 CRC for Water Quality and Treatment - Reliability assessment of water quality in distribution systems (Joint with Dr Holger Maier)

2002-2005 $35,000 United Water and SA Water - Reliability assessment of water quality in distribution systems (Joint with Dr Holger Maier

2002 $9,000 University of Adelaide Small Grant New techniques for Artificial Neural Network Modelling in Hydrology (Joint with Dr. Holger Maier)

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 $5,000 ARC - Development of a model for evaluating the potential for aquifer storage and recovery in a region (Joint with Dr. M. Teubner)

1999-2001 $76,500 ARC SPIRT - Forecasting blooms of blue-green algae in the River Murray using artificial neural networks (North West Water is the industry partner ).

1998 $12,000 ARC - Development of a general optimisation model for sewage effluent reuse incluing aquifer storage and recovery (Joint with Dr. M. Teubner)

1997 $20,000 SA Water - Commercial copy of ARCVIEW and ARCINFO for research purposes (Joint with Mr. T. Daniell)

1997 $12,000 ARC - Development of a comprehensive optimisation model for regional water resources planning including water reuse options

1996 $8,000 DENR - Planning model for water management in urban areas

1996-1999 $213,351 LWRRDC - An evaluation of the applicability of genetic algorithm technology to flow management of open-channel gravity systems (Joint with Dr. Simpson)

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 (Joint with Dr Simpson)

1995 $72,010 Murrumbidgee Irrigation - Optimisation of replacement of irrigation channels by pipes using genetic algorithms (Joint with Dr Simpson)

1994 $42,300 EWS - Optimal rehabilitation of irrigation pipe network systems by genetic algorithms (Joint with Dr Simpson)

1991-1994 $133,400 ARC - Development of a methodology for optimum pricing and capacity expansion of urban water supply systems

1992-1993 $22,100 ARC - Genetic algorithms for optimal expansion of pipe networks (Joint with Dr Simpson)

1990 $32,000 EWS - Investigating the use of expert systems for water treatment plant operations(Joint with Dr Simpson & Dr Roach)

1990 $1,148 URG - Optimisation of pipe network systems

1990 $36,406 AWRAC & EWS - Reliability - cost trade-offs for multiple reservoir systems (joint with Dr Simpson)

1989 $11,300 URG - Investigating the use of expert systems and knowledge engineering for water treatment plant operations(Joint with Dr Simpson & Dr Roach)

1988 $6,000 URG - Application of expert system techniques to the management of large scale engineering infrastructure systems(Joint with Dr Simpson & Dr Roach)

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 $3,170 URG - Investigation of remote sensing techniques for the measurement of soil moisture(Joint with Dr D Williamson)

1986 $4,000 URG - A study of urban water supply including water quality

1986 $13,000 EWS - Low flow analysis of the River Murray using synthetic hydrology

1984 $4,000 AWRAC & AWRF - A study of the factors affecting residential water consumption in Adelaide

1981 $3,900 DOT - A study of mode and destination choice models for Adelaide

1980 $3,000 URG - Mode choice decisions for the home based work trip in Adelaide

Key: ARC = Australian Research Council
AWRAC = Australian Water Research Advisory Council
AWRF = Australian Water Research Foundation
DENR = SA Department of Environment and Natural Resources
DOT = SA Department of Transport
EWS = Engineering and Water Supply Department of SA (now SA Water)
LWRRDC = Land and Water Resources Research and Development Corporation
URG = University of Adelaide Research Grant

Publications

Books

Dandy G.C., Walker D.J., Daniell, T.M. and Warner R.F. (2008) Planning and Design of Engineering Systems. Second Edition. Taylor and Francis, Abingdon, UK, ISBN 978-0-415-40552-2.

Dandy, G.C. and Warner, R.F. (1989) Planning and Design of Engineering Systems, Unwin Hyman Ltd., London.

Dandy G.C. and Simpson A.R. (Editors) (1989) Proceedings of the National Workshop on the Planning and Management of Water Resource Systems : Risk and Reliability, AWRC Conference Series No. 17, 412 p., July.

Chapters in Books

Kingston G.B., Maier H.R. and Dandy G.C. (2008) Review of artificial intelligence techniques and their applications to hydrological modeling and water resources management. Part 1 - simulation, in Robinson, L.N. (ed), Water Resources Research Progress, Nova Publishers, ISBN: 160021973X (to be published on Feb. 28, 2008, accepted June 27, 2007)

Kingston G.B., Dandy G.C. and Maier H.R. (2008) Review of artificial intelligence techniques and their applications to hydrological modeling and water resources management. Part 2 - optimization, in Robinson, L.N. (ed), Water Resources Research Progress, Nova Publishers, ISBN: 160021973X (to be published on Feb. 28, 2008, accepted June 27, 2007)

Dandy, G.C., Bowden G.J., and Maier H.R., (2005) "Use of artificial neural networks to forecast salinity in rivers" , Chapter 9 in A Task Committee Report on Artificial Neural Network Applications in Water Supply Engineering, Eds Lingireddy and Brion, ASCE, 107-137.

Bowden G.J., Dandy, G.C. and Maier H.R., (2005) "Forecasting cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) using artificial neural networks.", Chapter 7 in A Task Committee Report on Artificial Neural Network Applications in Water Supply Engineering, Eds Lingireddy and Brion, ASCE, 71-96.

Bowden G.J., Dandy, G.C. and Maier H.R. (2003) "An evaluation of methods for the selection of inputs for an artificial neural network based river model", in Ecological Informatics: Understanding Ecology by Biologically-Inspired Computation, edited by F. Recknagel, Springer, 215-232.

Maier H.R. and Dandy G.C. (2000) "Application of artificial neural networks to forecasting of surface water quality variables: issues, applications and challenges" in Artificial Neural Networks in Hydrology, edited by R.S. Govindaraju and A.R. Rao, Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherlands, 287-309.

Engelhardt, M.O. and Dandy, G.C. (1999) "The Development of an Optimal Strategy to Schedule Main Replacements" Water Industry Systems: Modelling and Optimization Applications. Vol.2, Savic D. A. and Walters G.A. (Eds), Research Studies Press Ltd., Baldock, Hertfordshire, England, 419 - 426.

Dandy, G.C. and Crawley, P.D. (1990) "Optimisation of Cost and Salinity in Reservoir Operations" in Water Resource Systems Application, Simonovic, S.P. et al (Editors), University of Manitoba, Canada, June.

Simpson, A.R. and Dandy, G.C. (1989) "Expert Systems for Water Treatment Plant Operations" in Expert Systems in Engineering, Architecture and Construction, Gero, J.S. and Sudweeks, F. (Editors), University of Sydney, December.

Papers in International Refereed Journals

Gibbs, M.S., Dandy, G.C. and Maier, H.R. (2008), A genetic algorithm calibration method based on convergence due to genetic drift. In press. (to be published in Information Sciences, accepted on 27 March 2008)

May, R.J., Maier, H.R., Dandy, G.C. and Fernando, T.M.K.G. (2008) Non-linear variable selection for artificial neural networks using partial mutual information, Environmental Modelling and Software, 23, 1312 - 1326.

May, R.J., Dandy, G.C. Maier and Nixon, J.B. (2008) Application of partial mutual information variable selection to ANN forecasting of water quality in water distribution systems, Environmental Modelling and Software, 23, 1289 - 1299.

Bowden, G.J., Nixon, J.B., Dandy, G.C., Maier, H.R. and Holmes, M. (2006) Forcasting chlorine residuals in a water distribution system using a general regression neural network, Mathematical and Computer Modelling, 44 (5-6), 469 - 484.

Gibbs, M.S., Morgan, N., Maier, H.R., Dandy, G.C., Nixon, J.B. and 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.

Dandy, G.C. and Engelhardt M. (2006) Multi-objective trade-offs between cost and reliability in the replacement of water mains. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, ASCE, 132 (2), 79 - 88.

Broad, D, Dandy, G.C. and Maier, H.R. (2005) " Water distribution systems optimization using metamodels" Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, ASCE , 131 (3), 172 - 180.

Bowden G.J., Dandy G.C. and Maier H.R. (2005) "Input determination for neural network models in water resources applications. Part 1 - Background and methodology". Journal of Hydrology, 301, 75 - 92.

Bowden G.J., Dandy G.C. and Maier H.R. (2005) "Input determination for neural network models in water resources applications. Part 2 - Forecasting salinity in a river." Journal of Hydrology, 301, 93 - 107.

Hassanli, A. and Dandy, G.C. (2005) "Optimal layout and hydraulic design of branched networks using genetic algorithms", Applied Engineering in Agriculture, 21 (1), 55-62.

Bowden G.J., Dandy G.C. and Maier H.R. (2003) "Data transformation for neural network models in water resources applications." Journal of Hydroinformatics, 5 (4), 245 - 258.

Bowden, G.J., Maier, H.M. and Dandy, G.C. (2002) "Optimal division of data for neural network models in water resources applications" Water Resources Research, 38 (2), 2.1 - 2.11.

Dandy, G.C. and Engelhardt, M. (2001) "The optimal scheduling of water main replacement using genetic algorithms", Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, ASCE, 127 (4), 214 - 223, July/August.

Maier H.R. and Dandy G.C. (2001) "Neural network based modelling of environmental variables: a systematic approach." Mathematical and Computer Modelling, 33 (6), 669-682.

Nixon, J., Dandy G.C., and Simpson A.R. (2001) "A genetic algorithm for optimizing off-farm irrigation scheduling" Hydroinformatics 3 (1), 11-22, January.

Maier H.R. and Dandy G.C. (2000) "Neural networks for the prediction and forecasting of water resources variables: a review of modelling issues and applications." Environmental Modelling and Software, 15(1), 101-123, January.

Hassanli, A. and Dandy G.C. (2000) "Application of genetic algorithms for optimisation of drip irrigation systems". Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, 24(1), 63-76.

Dandy, G.C. (2000) "IWRA 21: Water resources management into the 21st Century" Water International, 25 (2), 321-323.

Maier H.R. and Dandy G.C. (1999) "Empirical comparison of various methods for training feedforward neural networks for salinity forecasting". Water Resources Research, 35(8), 2591-2596, August.

Maier, H.R. and Dandy, G.C. (1998) "Understanding the behaviour and optimising the performance of back-propagation neural networks: an empirical study." Environmental Modelling and Software, 13(2), 179-191.

Maier, H.R. and Dandy, G.C. (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.

Maier, H.R., Dandy, G.C., and Burch, M.D. (1998) "Use of Artificial Neural Networks for Modelling Cyanobacteria Anabaena spp. in the River Murray, South Australia", Ecological Modelling, 105, 257-272.

Maier H.R. and Dandy G.C. (1997) Author's reply to comments by Fortin, V., Ouarda, T.B.M.J. and Bobee, B. on "The use of artificial neural networks for the prediction of water quality parameters" by Maier, H.R. and Dandy, G.C. Water Resources Research, 33(10), 2425-2427.

Dandy, G.C., Connarty, M.C. and Loucks, D.P. (1997) "Optimization Methods for Yield Assessment of Multiple Reservoir Systems", Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, ASCE, 123 (6), 350-358.

Maier, H.R. and Dandy, G.C. (1997) "Modelling Cyanobacteria (Blue-Green Algae) in the River Murray using Artificial Neural Networks", Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, 43, 377-386.

Maier, H.R. and Dandy, G.C. (1997) "Methods for Determining the Inputs to Artificial Neural Networks for Forecasting Water Quality in Rivers", Microcomputers in Civil Engineering, 12, 353-368.

Dandy, G.C., Nguyen, T. and Davies, C.M. (1997) "Estimating Residential Water Demand in the Presence of Free Allowances", Land Economics, 73 (1), 125 - 139.

Maier, H.R. and Dandy, G.C. (1996) "Neural Network Models for Forecasting Univariate Time Series", Neural Network World, 5, 747-772.

Dandy, G.C., and Hassanli, A.M., (1996) "Optimum Design and Operation of Multiple Sub-unit Drip Irrigation Systems". Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Eng., ASCE, 122 (5), 265-275, Sept./Oct.

Maier, H.R. and Dandy, G.C. (1996) "Use of Artificial Neural Networks for the Prediction of Water Quality Parameters". Water Resources Research, 32 (4), 1013-1022, April.

Dandy, G.C. , Simpson, A.R. and Murphy, L.J. (1996) "An Improved Genetic Algorithm for Pipe Network Optimization". Water Resources Research, 32 (2), 449-458, Feb.

Simpson, A.R., Dandy, G.C. and Murphy, L.J. (1994) "Genetic Algorithms Compared to Other Techniques for Pipe Optimization". Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, ASCE, 120 (4), July/August.

Crawley, P.C. and Dandy, G.C. (1993) "Optimal Operation of a Multiple Reservoir System". Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, ASCE, 119 (1), 1-17, January.

Dandy, G.C. (1992) "Assessing the Economic Cost of Restrictions on Outdoor Water Use". Water Resources Research, 28 (7), 1759-1766.

Dandy, G.C. and Crawley, P.C. (1992) "Optimum Operation of a Multiple Reservoir System Including Salinity Effects". Water Resources Research, 28 (4), 979-990.

Dandy, G.C. and Simpson, A.R. (1991) "Development of Expert Systems for a Water Filtration Plant". Civil Engineering Systems, Vol. 8, 63-70.

Dandy, G.C. (1985) "An Approximate Method for the Analysis of Uncertainty in Benefit-Cost Ratios". Water Resources Research 21 (3) pp 267-271, March.

Warner, R.F. and Dandy G.C. (1985) "Multistage Decision Models for the Assessment of Structural Defects" IABSE Periodica 1/1985, pp. 41-54, February.

Dandy, G.C., McBean, E.A. and Hutchinson, B.G. (1985) "Pricing and Expansion of a Water Supply System". Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, A.S.C.E. Vol. III, No. 1, January.

Dandy, G.C., McBean E.A. and Hutchinson, B.G. (1984) "A Model for Constrained Optimum Water Pricing and Capacity Expansion". Water Resource Research, 20 (5), 511-520, May.

Dandy, G.C. and McBean, E.A. (1984) "Variability of Individual Components of Travel Time" Journal of Transportation Engineering, A.S.C.E. 110 (3), 340-356, May.

Dandy, G.C. and Moore, S.F. (1979) "Water Quality Sampling Programs in Rivers". Journal of the Environmental Engineering Division, A.S.C.E. EE4, 695-712. August.

Moore, S.F., Dandy, G.C. and DeLucia, R.J. (1976) "Describing Variance with a Simple Water Quality Model and Hypothetical Sampling Programs" Water Resources Research 12 (4), 795-804, August.

Invited Papers

Maier, H.R. and Dandy, G.C. (2004) "Artificial neural networks: A flexible approach to modelling", Water, Journal of the Australian Water Association, 31 (8), 55 - 60, Dec.

Dandy, G.C. (2001) "Innovative Approaches to Water Reuse in Australia" Proceedings of Innovative Approaches for Hydrology and Water Resources Management in Monsoon Asia, The University of Tokyo, Japan, 125 - 132, Dec.

Dandy, G.C., Simpson, A.R., Murphy, L.J., and Connarty, M. (1996) "The Use Of Genetic Algorithm Optimisation in Water Resources Planning and Management", International Workshop on System Intelligence for Water Resources Management, Kyoto, Japan, 49-66, Nov.

Papers in Unrefereed Journals

Frey, J.P., Simpson, A.R., Dandy, G.C., Murphy, L.J. and Farrill, T.W, (1996) "Genetic Algorithm Pipe Network Optimization: the Next Generation in Distribution System Analysis", Public Works, 127 (7), 39 -42, June.

Murphy,. L.J., Simpson, A.R. and Dandy, G.C. (1993) "Design of a Pipe Network Using Genetic Algorithms". Water, Journal of the Australian Water and Wastewater Association, 20 (4), 40-42, Aug.

Papers in Refereed Conference Proceedings

Partington, D.J., Maier, H.R., Dandy, G.C., Simmons, C., and Werner, A. (2008) A review of modelling surface water - groundwater interactions in and around deep drains with weirs, Proceedings,Water Down Under 2008, April 14-17, Adelaide, South Australia (on CD ROM).

Gibbs, M.S., Goodman, A., Partington, D.J., Dandy, G.C. and Maier, H.R. (2008) Dryland salinity decision support systems in data-scarce regions, Proceedings, Water Down Under 2008, April 14-17, Adelaide, South Australia (on CD ROM).

Fernando T.M.K.G., Maier H.R., Dandy G.C. and Croke B.F.W. (2007) Assessing prediction uncertainty in the BIGMOD model: A shuffled complex evolution Metropolis algorithm approach, in Oxley, L. and Kulasiri, D. (eds) MODSIM 2007 International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand, December 2007, 1499-1505. ISBN : 978-0-9758400-4-7.

Ravalico J.K., Dandy G.C. and Maier H.R. (2007) MORE sensitivity analysis of the MSM-BIGMOD River Murray flow and salinity model, in Oxley, L. and Kulasiri, D. (eds) MODSIM 2007 International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand, December 2007, 2754-2760. ISBN : 978-0-9758400-4-7.

Rowan T.S.C., Maier H.R., Connor J. and Dandy G.C. (2007) Development of an integrated modelling framework to investigate environmental and economic management objectives in an irrigated landscape, in Oxley, L. and Kulasiri, D. (eds) MODSIM 2007 International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand, December 2007, 25-31. ISBN : 978-0-9758400-4-7.

Dandy, G.C., Roberts, A, Hewitson, C and Christie, P (2007) "Optimising the Sustainability of Water Supply Pipeline Schemes", Ozwater 2007, Sydney (on CD ROM)
Rao, Z.F., Jamieson, D.G. and Dandy, G.C. (2006) "An overview of a generic, real-time, near-optimal control system for water-distribution networks" IWA World Water Congress and Exhibition, Beijing, China, Sept 10-14, Proceedings on CD.
May R.J., Dandy G.C., Maier H.R. and Fernando T.M.K.G. (2006) "Critical values of a kernel density-based mutual information estimator". IEEE World Congress of Computational Intelligence, Vancouver, Canada, July 16-21, Proceedings on DVD.

Gibbs M.S., Maier H.R., Dandy G.C. and Nixon J.B. (2006) "On the effect of epistasis and problem size on the optimum GA population size". IEEE World Congress of Computational Intelligence, Vancouver, Canada, July 16-21, Proceedings on DVD.

Broad D.R., Dandy G.C., Maier H.R., and Nixon J.B. (2006) "Improving metamodel-based optimization of water distribution systems with local search". IEEE World Congress of Computational Intelligence, Vancouver, Canada, July 16-21, Proceedings on DVD.

Ravalico J.K., Dandy G.C. and Maier H.R. (2006) "Rank equivalence method for sensitivity analysis of an integrated model of a river catchment". In: Voinov, A., Jakeman, A., Rizzoli, A., Eds., Proceedings of the iEMSs Third Biennial Meeting: Summit on Environmental Modelling and Software. iEMSs, Burlington, VT, USA, July 2006. Internet: http://www.iemss.org/iemss2006/sessions/all.html

Iseri, Y., Dandy, G.C., Maier, H.R., Kawamura A. and Jinno K. (2005) "Medium Term Forecasting of Rainfall using Artificial Neural Networks" Proceedings of the Modelling and Simulation Society of Australasia, MODSIM 2005 Melbourne, Dec, Proceedings on CD.

Ravalico, J. K., Maier, H.R., Dandy, G.C., Norton, J.P. and Croke, B.F.W. (2005) "A Comparison of Sensitivity Analysis Techniques for Complex Models for Environmental Management" Proceedings of the Modelling and Simulation Society of Australasia, MODSIM 2005 Melbourne, Dec., Proceedings on CD.

Fernando, G., Maier, H.R., Dandy, G.C. and May, R. (2005) "Efficient Selection of Inputs for Artificial Neural Networks" Proceedings of the Modelling and Simulation Society of Australasia, MODSIM 2005 Melbourne, Dec., Proceedings on CD.

Norton, J.P., Chiew, F.H.S., Dandy, G.C. and Maier, H.R. (2005) "A parameter-bounding approach to sensitivity assessment of large simulation models" Proceedings of the Modelling and Simulation Society of Australasia, MODSIM 2005 Melbourne, Dec, Proceedings on CD.

Rowan, T. S. C., Maier, H.R., Connor, J., and Dandy, G.C. (2005) "Development of an Integrated Modelling Framework for the Assessment of River Management Policies" Proceedings of the Modelling and Simulation Society of Australasia, MODSIM 2005 Melbourne, Dec, Proceedings on CD.

Gibbs, M.S., Maier, H.R. and Dandy G.C. (2004) "Applying Fitness Landscape Measures to Water Distribution Optimization Problems" Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Hydroinformatics, Singapore, June., Proceedings on CD.

May, R.J., Maier, H.R. and Dandy, G.C. (2004) "Control-Oriented Water Quality Modelling Using Artificial Neural Networks", Proceedings of Enviro 04, Sydney, March., Proceedings on CD.

Gibbs, M.S., Morgan, N., Maier, H.R., Dandy, G.C., Holmes, M. and Nixon, J.B.(2003) "Use of Artificial Neural Networks for Modelling Chlorine Residuals in Water Distribution Systems" Proceedings, Proceedings of MODSIM 2003, Townsville, July. Proceedings on CD.

Bowden, G.J., Nixon, J.B., Maier, H.M., Dandy, G.C. and Holmes, M. (2003) "Forecasting Chlorine Residuals in a Water Distribution System using a Generalised Regression Neural Network", Proceedings, Proceedings of MODSIM 2003, Townsville, July. Proceedings on CD.

Dandy, G.C., Kolokas, L. and Simpson, A.R. (2003) "Optimising Asset Replacement Decisions for Water Distribution Systems", Proceedings, Ozwater Convention and Exhibition, Perth, Australia, April.

Bowden, G., Dandy, G.C. and Maier, H.R. (2002) "Ant Colony Optimisation of a General Regression Neural Network for Forecasting Water Quality", Hydroinformatics 2002, Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Hydroinformatics, Cardiff, UK

Dandy, G.C., Bennett, P., Coles, N., James, T. and Nield, J. (2002) "Optimum Design of a Stormwater Detention and Treatment System", Proceedings, International Conference on Water Resources and Environment Research 2002, Vol. 1, Dresden, Germany, July, 317-321.

Dinesh, N. and Dandy, G.C.(2002) "A Decision Support System for Wastewater Reclamation and Reuse", Proceedings, Enviro 2002 including the Proceedings of the Third Congress of the International Water Association, Melbourne, April. Proceedings on CD.

Salhane, L., Dandy, G.C. and Holmes, M. (2002) "Monitoring and Modelling Chlorine Levels in Water Distribution Systems" Proceedings, Enviro 2002 including the Proceedings of the Third Congress of the International Water Association, Melbourne, April. Proceedings on CD.

Bowden, G.J., Maier, H.R. and Dandy, G.C. (2001) "Understanding the Range of Applicability of Artificial Neural Network Forecasting Models", Proceedings of MODSIM 2001, International Conference on Modelling and Simulation, Ghassemi, F., White, D., Cuddy and S. and Nakanishi, T. (Ed.) The Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand, Canberra, ACT, 1919 - 1924.

Hewitson, C. and Dandy G.C. (2000) "Optimisation of Water Distribution Systems Including Hydraulic and Water Quality Criteria" Proceedings, Water Network Modelling for Optimal Design and Management, International Symposium CWS 2000, Exeter, UK, 195-204, Sept.

James, J., Dandy, G.C. and Teubner, M. (1999) "Evaluation for Potential of Aquifer Storage and Recovery using Streamflow" Proceedings, Water 99, Institution of Engineers, Australia, Brisbane, 399-403, July.

Wihardini, D., Teubner, M., Dandy, G.C. and Rasser, P. (1999) "Water Resources Management of the Citarum River Basin, Indonesia" Proceedings, Water 99, Institution of Engineers, Australia, Brisbane, 1224-1229, July.

Hewitson, C. and Dandy, G. C. (1999) "Optimisation of Cost and Water Quality in Distribution Networks" Proceedings, AWWA 18Th Federal Convention (on CD ROM), Adelaide, April.

Tye, I. and Dandy, G.C. (1998) "A Framework for Optimal Design of Wetlands Incorporating Aquifer Storage and Recovery" HydraStorm '98, Adelaide, Institution of Engineers, Australia, 227-232, Sept.

Murphy, L.J., Gransbury, J., Simpson, A.R. and Dandy, G.C. (1998) "Optimisation of Large-Scale Water Distribution System Design Using Genetic Algorithms", WaterTECH Conference Proceedings, AWWA, Brisbane, April, Proceedings on CD.

Maier, H.R. and Dandy, G.C. (1997) "Neural Network Based Modelling of Environmental Variables: A Systematic Approach", MODSIM 97, International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Hobart, Australia, Dec., 1671 - 1676.

Pikusa, E.R., Collins, D. and Dandy, G.C. (1997) "Development of Sustainability Indicators for the Assessment of Water Supply Options", Proceedings, 24th Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium, Nov., Auckland, New Zealand, Institution of Engineers, Australia, 209 - 214.

Dandy, G.C., and Hall, R. (1997) "Modelling Chlorine Decay in Pipelines", Proceedings of the 1997 South Australian Regional Conference, AWWA, SA Branch, Adelaide, Oct.

Dandy, G.C. and Maier, H.R. (1996) "The Use of Artificial Neural Networks for Real-Time Forecasting of Water Quality", International Conference on Water Resources and Environment Research: Towards the 21st Century, Vol. II, Water Resources Research Center, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan, 55-62, Oct.

Dandy, G.C., Simpson, A.R., Murphy, L.J, (1996) "Genetic Algorithm Optimisation of Pipe Networks", Proceedings of The 1996 South Australian Regional Conference, Australian Water and Wastewater Association, SA Branch, Adelaide, 1 - 10, Oct.

Frey, J.P., Dandy, G.C., Murphy, L.J. and Simpson, A.R., (1996) "Genetic algorithm optimization identifies lowest cost distribution system design and operating solutions", Proc. Annual Conference, American Water Works Association, Toronto, Ontario, Paper No. 13 - 6.

Connarty, M. and Dandy, G.C. (1996) "Optimum Pricing and Capacity Expansion of Water Supply Headworks using Genetic Algorithms", 23rd Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium, Institution of Engineers, Australia, Hobart, 357 -361, May.

Crawley, P.D. and Dandy, G.C. (1996) "The Impact of Water Restriction Costs on the Selection of Operating Rules for Water Supply Systems", 23rd Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium, Institution of Engineers, Australia, Hobart, 43 - 49, May.

Frey, J.P., Simpson, A.R., Dandy, G.C. and Murphy, L.J. (1996) "Genetic algorithm optimization: its application to design and operation of water distribution systems.", Specialty Conference on Computers in the Water Industry, AWWA, Chicago, Illinois, April.

Murphy, L.J., Simpson, A.R., Dandy, G.C., Frey, J.P and Farrill, T.W., (1996) "Genetic algorithm optimization of the Fort Collins-Loveland Water Distribution Systems.", Specialty Conference on Computers in the Water Industry, AWWA, Chicago, Illinois, 181 - 185, April.

Frey, J.P., Simpson, A.R., Dandy, G.C. and Murphy, L.J. (1995) "A new breakthrough technology optimizes distribution system design and operation.", Proc. Distribution System Symposium, American Water Works Association, Nashville, Tennessee, September.

Hassanli, A M and Dandy, G C (1995) "Least cost layout model for pressure irrigation systems using genetic algorithms". Proceedings, Regional Conference on Water Resources Management, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran, 433-443, August.

Simpson, A.R., Dandy, G.C., Murphy, L.J. and Kitto, R. (1995) "Urban water distribution network optimisation - a case study", Proceedings, 16th Federal Convention, Australian Water and Waste Water Association, Sydney, Volume 2, 167-174, April.

Connarty, M. and Dandy, G.C. (1994) "Interactions between water pricing, demand management and the sequencing of water resources projects." Proceedings, Water Down Under '94, Vol. 1, 219-224, Adelaide, Nov.

Crawley, P.D. and Dandy, G.C. (1994) "Application of frequency-duration analysis techniques to reliability assessment of water supply headworks." Proceedings, Water Down Under '94, Vol. 3, 95-100, Adelaide, Nov.

Davies, C.M. and Dandy, G.C. (1994) "A study of residential water demand in Adelaide, South Australia." Proceedings, Water Down Under '94, Vol 1, 225-230, Adelaide, Nov.

Maier, H. and Dandy, G.C. (1994) "Forecasting salinity using neural networks and multivariate time series models." Proceedings, Water Down Under '94, Vol 1, 297-302, Adelaide, Nov.

Hassanli, A.M. and Dandy, G.C. (1994) "Optimum hydraulic design of drip irrigation systems." Proc., Conf on Hydraulics in Civil Engineering, Institution of Engineers, Australia, Brisbane, 211-216, Feb.

Murphy, L.J., Dandy, G.C. and Simpson, A.R. (1994) "Optimum design and operation of pumped water distribution systems." Proc., Conf. on Hydraulics in Civil Engineering, Brisbane, Australia, 149-155, February.

Daniell, T.M. and Dandy, G.C. (1993) "Development of a cross-institutional masters program in hydrology and water resources" Sharp, R M and Silyn-Roberts (Editors). Proceedings of the 5th Annual Convention and Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education, Univ of Auckland, pp.266-271.

Dandy, G.C. and Connarty, M.C. (1993) "Optimum Sequencing of Water Resource Projects". Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium 1993, Newcastle. The Institution of Engineers, Australia, 215-220, June/July.

Dandy, G.C. and Maier, H. (1993) "Use of Artificial Neural Networks for Forecasting Water Quality". Stochastic and Statistical Methods in Hydrology and Environmental Engineering: An International Conference in Honour of Professor T.E. Unny, University of Waterloo, Canada, June.

Dandy, G.C., Simpson, A.R. and Murphy, L.J. (1993) "A Review of Pipe Network Optimisation Techniques". Watercomp 93, Melbourne, The Institution of Engineers, Australia, National Conference Publication No 93/2, 373-383.

Crawley, P.D. and Dandy, G.C. (1993) "A Headworks Optimisation Model Incorporating a Graphical User Interface". Watercomp 93, Melbourne, The Institution of Engineers, Australia, National Conference Publication No 93/2, 319-324.

Dandy, G.C. and Daniell, T.M., (1992) "A Review of Undergraduate Environmental Engineering Degrees in Australia". National Conference on Environmental Engineering '92, Gold Coast, June 1992. The Institution of Engineers, Australia. Preprints of papers pp 65-69 (National Conference Publication No.92/5).

Dandy, G.C. and Baker, T.J. (1991) "Use of Multisite Time Series Models for Flow Forecasting". International Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium, 1991. The Institution of Engineers, Australia, Perth, October.

Crawley, P.D., and Dandy G.C. (1989) "Optimum Reservoir Operating Policies including Salinity Considerations". Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium 1989, The Institution of Engineers, Australia, Canterbury, N.Z., pp 289-293, Nov.

Dandy, G.C., (1989) "An Economic Approach to Water Restrictions Policy" in Proceedings of the National Workshop on the Planning and Management of Water Resource Systems : Risk and Reliability, G.C. Dandy and A.R. Simpson (Editors), AWRC Conference Series No. 17, pp 206-222.

Dandy, G.C., (1988) "Developing Reliability - Cost Tradeoffs for a Multiple Reservoir System". Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium 1988, Canberra, I.E.(Aust), pp. 197-200, February.

Burton, C.M. and Dandy, G.C. (1988) "Low Flow Analysis of the River Murray Using Synthetic Hydrology". Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium 1988, Canberra I.E.(Aust.), pp. 187-191, February.

Dandy, G.C. and Tan, K.K. (1987) "Use of Computer Analysis to Develop a Management Plan for an Urban Water Supply System". Proceedings 2nd. International Conference on Education, Practice and Promotion of Computational Methods in Engineering Using Small Computers, Guangzhou, China, pp 34-37.

Dandy, G.C. (1987) "Factors Affecting Residential Water Consumption in Adelaide". Proceedings of the National Workshop on Urban Water Demand Management. AWRC Conference Series No. 14. pp. 288-308, March.

Dandy, G.C., Burton, C.M. and Neave, G. (1986) "Towards the Development of Optimum Operating Policies for the Adelaide Water Supply System". Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium I.E.(Aust) pp129-134, Nov.

Ferreira, L.J. and Dandy, G.C. (1984) "Sample Size Requirement for Traffic Surveys" Proceedings 12th ARRB Conference, Vol. 12, Part 5, pp. 132-142, August .

Dandy, G.C., McBean, E.A. and Hutchinson, B.G. (1983) "Water Pricing Policies as an Aid in Demand Management" Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium 1983 I.E.(Aust). pp. 62-68, November.

Dandy, G.C. (1981) "Mode Choice Models for Work Trips in Adelaide". Proceedings, Transportation Conference, I.E.(Aust) Brisbane, pp. 93-97, September.

Dandy, G.C., Mills, D.A., and Hinwood, J.B. (1980) "The 6 Webb Dock Marine Study: Assessing Water Movement and Water Quality Effects". Proceedings, 17th International Coastal Engineering Conference, Sydney, pp. 428-439.

Mills, D.A., Colman, R.S., and Dandy, G.C. (1978) "Water Movement in a Complex Estuarine Embayment - A Methodology for Data Collection and Analysis". Proceedings, 4th Australian Conference on Coastal and Ocean Engineering, Adelaide, pp. 153-159.

Pearce, B.P., Deguida, R.N., Dandy, G.C. and Moore, S.F., (1975) "Sampling Network Design for Dispersion Verification". Symposium on Modeling Techniques. American Society of Civil Engineers, San Francisco.

Papers in Unrefereed Conference Proceedings, Workshops and Symposia

Dandy, G.C., Bogdanowicz, Craven, J., Maywald, A. and Liu, P. (2008) "Optimizing the Sustainability of Water Distribution Systems" Proceedings, 10th Water Distribution Systems Analysis Conference, Kruger National Park, South Africa, August (on DVD)
Murphy, L, McIver D, Dandy G.C. , Hewitson, C, Frey, J.P., Jacobsen, L and Fang, M (2007) "GA Optimization for Las Vegas Valley Water Distribution System Operations and Water Quality", Proceedings of World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, Tampa, Florida (on CD ROM).
Dandy, G.C., Roberts, A., Hewitson, C. and Chrystie, P. (2006) "Sustainability Objectives for the Optimization of Water Distribution Networks", Proceedings of 8th Annual Water Distribution Systems Analysis Symposium, Cincinnati, USA, August. Proceedings on CD.

Broad, D.R., Maier, H.R., Dandy, G.C. and Nixon, J.B. (2006) "Optimum Design of Water Distribution Systems including Water Quality and System Uncertainty", Proceedings of 8th Annual Water Distribution Systems Analysis Symposium, Cincinnati, USA, August. Proceedings on CD.

Gibbs, M.S., Dandy, G.C., Maier, H.R. and Nixon, J. B. (2005) "Selection of Genetic Algorithm Parameters for Water Distribution System Optimization". Proceedings of the 7th World Water and Environmental Resources Congress, Anchorage, USA, June. Proceedings on CD.

Broad, D.R., Maier, H.R., Dandy, G.C. and Nixon. J.B. (2005) "Estimating Risk Measures for Water Distribution Systems using Metamodels". Proceedings of the 7th World Water and Environmental Resources Congress, Anchorage, USA, June. Proceedings on CD.

Holmes M, Chow CWK, May RJ, Badalyan A, Fitzgerald F, Nixon JB, Dandy GC and Maier HR (2005) "Disinfection residual control tool: Developing tools for improved disinfection control within water distribution systems." Proceedings of Disinfection 2005-Sharing Disinfection Technologies: Water, Wastewater, Water Reuse and Biosolids, Mesa, Arizona, USA, Feb. 6-9.

Dandy, G.C., Blaikie, M., Commane, C., Frankish, D., Osborne, D. and Thompson, M (2004) "Towards Optimal Control of Chlorine Levels in Water Distribution Systems", Proceedings, AWA Regional Conference, Glenelg, South Australia, Aug.

Broad, D.R., Dandy, G.C. and Maier, H.R. "A Metamodeling Approach to Water Distribution System Optimization." (2004) Proceedings of the 6th World Water and Environmental Resources Congress, Salt Lake City, USA, June. Proceedings on CD.

May, R.J., Maier, H.R., Dandy, G.C. and Nixon, J.B. (2004) "General Regression Neural Networks for Modeling Disinfection Residual in Water Distribution Systems." Proceedings of the 6th World Water and Environmental Resources Congress, Salt Lake City, USA, June. Proceedings on CD.

Dandy, G.C. and Gibbs, M.S. (2003) "Optimising System Operations and Water Quality", Proceedings, World Water and Environment Congress, Philadelphia, June. Proceedings on CD.

Dandy, G.C., Kolokas, L., Frey, J., Gransbury, J., Duncker, A. and Murphy, L. (2002) "Optimal Staging of Capital Works for Large Water Distribution Systems", Proceedings of the ASCE Conference on Water Resources Planning and Management, Roanoke, Virginia, May. Proceedings on CD.

Dandy, G.C. and Engelhardt, M.O. (2001) "Optimum Rehabilitation of a Water Distribution System Considering Cost and Reliability", Proceedings of the World Water and Environmental Resources Congress, Orlando, Florida, May. Proceedings on CD.

Dandy, G.C. and Hewitson, C. (2000) "Optimising Hydraulics and Water Quality in Water Distribution Networks using Genetic Algorithms" Joint Conference on Water Resources Engineering and Water Resources Planning and Management, ASCE, Minneapolis, July 31 - Aug 2. Proceedings on CD.

Nixon, J., Simpson, A.R. and Dandy, G.C. (1998) "Genetic Algorithm Optimisation Applied to Open-Channel Irrigation Flow Management", Proceedings ANCID Conference, Sale, Australia, Aug.

Dandy, G.C., Simpson, A.R. and Nixon, J. (1997) "Improved Scheduling of Irrigation Deliveries using Genetic Algorithms", Proceedings, ANCID Conference, "Striking the Balance", Deniliquin, Australia, Sept.

Dandy, G.C., Simpson, A.R. and Murphy, L.J. (1996) "Genetic algorithm design of piped irrigation systems." North American Water and Environment Congress '96, ASCE, Anaheim, California, June.

Simpson, A.R., Dandy, G.C., Murphy, L.J. and Gransbury, J.B. (1996) "Rehabilitation and Expansion of Irrigation Systems - Maximising the Benefits Using Genetic Algorithms" Proceedings, ANCID Conference, Townsville, August.

Frey, J.P., Simpson, A.R., Dandy G.C. and Murphy, L.J. (1995) "A breakthrough in irrigation design: genetic algorithm pressure pipe optimization." United States Committee on Irrigation & Drainage Newsletter, No. 72, April - October.

Dandy, G C and Connarty, M (1995) "Use of genetic algorithms for project sequencing". Integrated Water Resources Planning for the 21st Century. Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Conference, Water Resources Planning and Management Division, ASCE, Cambridge, Mass., 540-543, May.

Dandy, G.C. (1994) "An Objective Approach to the Determination of Water Pricing Systems" Water Pricing: Future Directions for South Australia, Proceedings from a Symposium Organised by the Hydrological Society of S.A., Adelaide, June.

Simpson, A.R., Murphy, L.J. and Dandy, G.C. (1993) "Pipe Network Optimisation Using Genetic Algorithms". Proc., National Conference of Water Resources Planning and Management Division, ASCE, Seattle, Washington, 392-395, May.

Dandy, G.C. (1987) "Water Resource Systems Analysis". National Workshop on Water Research, Department of Primary Industries and Energy, Canberra, pp. 101-114, August.

Dandy, G.C. (1984) "Urban Water Conservation by Pricing and Other Means". In Notes for the Short Course in Planning of Water Resource Systems, University of Adelaide, pp. 4.1 - 4.22, December.

Dandy, G.C. (1984) "An Introduction to Systems Analysis and Multi-objective Planning". In Notes for the Short Course in Planning of Water Resource Systems, University of Adelaide, pp. 5.1 - 5.14, December.

Dandy, G.C. and Neil, R.H. (1981) "Alternative Mathematical Structures for Modelling Mode Choice in Transportation Planning". Applied Mathematics Conference, Australian Mathematics Society, Victor Harbour, South Australia.

Reports

Dandy, G.C., Loukas, B. and Davies, C.M., "Modelling residential water demand in Adelaide using artificial neural networks" Research Report No. R160, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Adelaide, March, 1998 .

Hassanli, A.M. and Dandy, G.C., "Application of genetic algorithms to the optimum design and layout of drip irrigation systems", Research Report No. R134, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Adelaide, , Feb., 1996.

Maier, H.R. and Dandy, G.C., "Effect of internal parameters and geometry on the performance of backpropagation networks". Research Report No. R132, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Adelaide, 1995.

Hassanli, A.M. and Dandy, G.C., "An optimisation model for design of multiple sub-unit pressure irrigation systems". Research Report No. R130, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Adelaide, 1995.

Maier, H.R. and Dandy, G.C., "Application of multivariate time series modelling to the prediction of salinity". Research Report No. R129, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Adelaide, 1995.

Maier, H.R. and Dandy, G.C., "Comparison of the Box-Jenkins procedure with artificial neural network methods for univariate time series modelling". Research Report No. R127, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Adelaide, 1995.

Davies, C.M. and Dandy, G.C., "Modelling residential water demand in Adelaide using regression analysis". Research Report No. R126, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Adelaide, 1995.

Hassanli, A.M. and Dandy, G.C., "Optimal layout model for pressure irrigation systems using genetic algorithms". Research Report No. R123, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Adelaide, 1994.

Maier, H.R. and Dandy, G.C., "Blue green algae in the River Murray". Research Report No. G25, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Adelaide, 1994.

Maier, H.R. and Dandy, G.C. "Use of neural networks for determining the inputs for multivariate time series models", Research Report No. R121, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Adelaide, 1994.

Hassanli, A.M. and Dandy, G.C. "Optimum design of drip/trickle irrigation systems on flat terrain". Research Report No. R110, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Adelaide, 67p, 1993.

Murphy, L.J., Simpson, A.R. and Dandy, G.C. "Pipe network optimisation using an improved genetic algorithm. Report No. R109, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Adelaide, 42p, 1993

Maier, H. and Dandy, G.C. "Application of Artificial Neural Networks to the Prediction of Salinity". Research Report No. R101. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Adelaide, February 1993.

Connarty, M.C. and Dandy, G.C., "A Methodology for Optimum Sequencing of Water Supply Projects". Research Report No. R96, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Adelaide, November, 1992.

Crawley, P.D. and Dandy, G.C., "Reliability Cost Tradeoffs for Multiple Reservoir Systems". Research Report. Department of Civil Engineering, University of Adelaide, August 1992.

Connarty, M.C. and Dandy, G.C., "Optimum Pricing and Capacity Expansion Studies for Water Supply Systems", Research Report No. R94, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Adelaide, 43 p, June, 1992.

Dandy, G.C. and Crawley, P.C., "Application of Linear Programming to Planning and Operation of Reservoir Systems with Water Quality Considerations", Research Report No. R95, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Adelaide, 21 p, April 1992.

Baker, T.J. and Dandy, G.C., "Evaluation of Multisite Models for Flow Forecasting: Final Report". Department of Civil Engineering, University of Adelaide, 166 pp., January 1990.

Crawley, P.D. and Dandy, G.C., "Optimal Operating Policies for Multiple Reservoir Systems : Final Report". Department of Civil Engineering, University of Adelaide, 332 pp., September 1989.

Dandy, G.C., "A Study of the Factors which Affect Residential Water Consumption in Adelaide. Final Report". Report No. R78, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Adelaide, 56p, March 1987.

Dandy, G.C., "Colonnades Regional Shopping Centre Complex. Survey No. 3. Numbers of Customers and Car Park Usage". Report prepared for Colonnades Shopping Centre Management, 14p, October 1981.

Dandy, G.C., "Colonnades Regional Shopping Centre Complex. A Second Survey of Numbers of Customers and Car Park Usage". Report prepared for Colonnades Shopping Centre Management, 11p, February 1981.

Dandy, G.C., "Colonnades Regional Shopping Centre Complex. A Survey of Numbers of Customers and Car Park Usage". Report prepared for Colonnades Shopping Centre Management,10p, September 1980.

Mills, D.A., Fitzpatrick, C.R. and Dandy, G.C.,"Environmental Design Study, Lysterfield Lake Park. Part 1: Water Balance Studies and Proposed Monitoring Programs". Report to Ministry of Conservation, Victoria, 61p, May 1980.

Hinwood, J.B., Watson, J.E., Mills, D.A., Dandy, G.C. and Burrage, D.E., "Port of Melbourne Environmental Study. Marine Study - 6 Webb Dock". Report prepared for the Port of Melbourne Authority, 643p, August 1979.

King, R.J., Atkins, A.S., Calder, W.B., Dandy, G.C. and Mills, D.A., "IPEC Tigers. Environmental Effects of a Proposed Tasmanian Freight Terminal at Western Port". Report to the Ministry of Conservation, Victoria, 122p, November 1977.

Hinwood, J.B., Dandy, G.C., Burrage, D.M., Atkins, A.S., King, R.J., Colman, R.S., Calder, W.B., and McGregor, A.M., "Environmental Assessment of Alternative Sites for a 500 MW Power Station". Report to the Newport Review Panel, 77p, April 1977.

Dandy, G.C., O'Brien, W.T., Waterman, P. and Watson, J., "Port of Melbourne Environmental Study. Marine Study (Phase 1)". Report prepared for the Port of Melbourne Authority, 304p, October 1976,

Professional Associations

Associations

Fellow of the Institution of Engineers, Australia (FIE, Aust)

Chartered Professional Engineer (CP Eng)

Registered on the National Professional Engineers Register (NPER)

Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (M.ASCE)

Member of the Australian Water Association

Member of the Australian Society for Operations Research

Member of the Hydrological Society of South Australia

Membership of Professional Committees

International Association of Hydraulic Research
Member of the Water Resources Committee 2005 - present

Institution of Engineers Australia,
Member of the National Committee on Water Engineering 1987 - 95.
Deputy Chairman, 1991-2.
Chairman, 1993-94.

Member of SA Water Resources Council, 1990 - 93.

Australian Water and Wastewater Association
Committee Member 1992-4

Hydrological Society of South Australia,
Committee Member, 1984 - 1989; Vice-Chairman 1986 - 87,
Chairman, 1987 - 88.

Membership of International Scientific Committees for Conferences

10th International Symposium on Water Distribution Systems Analysis, held in Kruger National Park, South Africa in August 2008.

3rd Conference of the Asia Pacific Association of Hydrology and Water Resources, Bangkok, Thailand, October 2006.

8th International Symposium on Water Distribution Systems Analysis, Cincinnati, USA, August 2006.

International Conference on Computing and Control for the Water Industry, CCWI '05, Exeter, United Kingdom, Sept. 2005.

Second Conference of the Asia Pacific Association of Hydrology and Water Resources, Singapore, July 2004

Third International Conference on Water Resources and Environment Research, Dresden, Germany, July 2002

International Conference on Computing and Control for the Water Industry, CCWI '99, Exeter, United Kingdom, Sept. 1999.

International Conference on Evolutionary Computation In Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, Chennai, India, January, 1999.

International Conference On Water Resources and Environment Research, Kyoto, Japan, October, 1996

 

Professional Interests

Consulting activities

1996-Present: Director of Optimatics Pty. Ltd.
Optimatics is a consulting company that specialises in optimising the design and operation of water distribution systems. This includes both urban and irrigation systems.

2005: Consultant to the Las Vegas Valley Water District on a study to optimise the operations of the Las Vegas Valley water Supply System

2005: Consultant to Gold Coast Water on a project to optimise the planning and design of the Elanora pressurised sewer system.

2004-05: Consultant to the NWS Department of Commerce to optimise the planning of the Anabranch piped irrigation system.

2004-05: Consultant to Mid Kent Water (UK) on a project to develop the optimum expansion plans for the Ashford water distribution system.

2004-05: Consultant to Thames Water (UK) on a project to develop the optimum rehabilitation plan for the Maiden Lane DMA water distribution system

2004-05: Consultant to Hunter Water on a project to develop the optimum expansion plan for the Wallsend water distribution system

2004-05: Consultant to Maroochy Shire Council on a project to develop the optimum expansion plan for the Maroochy water distribution system

2003-05: Consultant to CH2MHill (USA) on a project to develop the optimum expansion plan for the Augusta water distribution system

2003: Consultant to South Australian Department of Water Land and Biodiversity Conservation to review the development of a new salinity model by the Murray Darling Basin Commission.

2003: Consultant to South Australian Department of Fisheries to review a proposal to flush the seawater out of Westlakes using stormwater from the Torrens River.

2003: Consultant to Harford County Water Supply Authority (Maryland, USA) on a project to develop the optimum expansion plans for the water distribution system for Harford County.

2002-03: Consultant to Sydney Water on a project to develop the optimum expansion plans for the Katoomba water distribution system (including identification of pressure zones).

2002-03: Consultant to Brisbane City Council on a project to develop the optimum expansion plans for the Brisbane water distribution system.

2002-03: Consultant to City of Waco (Texas, USA) on a project to develop the optimum expansion plans for the Waco water distribution system.

2002-03: Consultant to City of Palmerston (Northern Territory, Australia) on a project to develop the optimum expansion plans for the Palmerston water distribution system.

2001-02: Consultant to City of Toronto/Region of York (Canada) on a project to identify the optimum expansion of the Toronto/York water distribution systems to meet 2031 demands.

2001-02: Consultant to Detroit Water and Sewerage Department on a project to develop a master plan for the development of the Detroit water distribution system to the year 2050

2001: Consultant to Murray Darling Basin Commission on a project to evaluate several possible computer models to be used for operations and systems planning by the MDBC.

2000: Consultant to Goulburn Murray Water on a project to identify the optimum detailed design of a piped irrigation delivery system for the Woorinen irrigation area, Victoria.

2000: Consultant to Hydroplan Pty. Ltd. on a project to identify the optimum design of a distribution system for storing and delivering reclaimed water to irrigators in the Willunga Basin, South Australia

2000: Consultant to ACTEW on a project to evaluate the residence times and CT products for chlorine contact in the Stromlo Clear Water Storage

1999-2001: Consultant to the Sierra Pacific Water Company (Reno, Nevada) on a project to develop the optimum strategic plan for the expansion of their water distribution system to the year 2020.

1999-2000: Consultant to SA Water on a project to identify the optimum pipe network configuration for replacement of the Lyons Road water main in Adelaide.

1999: Consultant to ACTEW on a project to evaluate the residence times and CT products for chlorine contact in the Googong Clear Water Storage

1999: Consultant to the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California to review the use of genetic algorithm software for optimising the operations of their water delivery systems

1998-99: Consultant to Snowy Mountains Engineering Corporation on a project to identify the optimum conceptual design and layout of a piped irrigation delivery system for the Woorinen irrigation area, Victoria.

1998-99: Consultant to Sinclair Knight Merz on a project to develop computer models for forecasting water demand and catchment runoff values for the water supply of Adelaide and regional centres in South Australia

1998: Consultant to SA Water on a project to evaluate the excess offpeak capacity of the water distribution system in the Barossa Valley area and the optimum way to utilise this capacity to supply water for irrigation purposes.

1997: Consultant to Pitt and Sherry (Hobart) on a project aimed at finding the optimum schedule for the replacement/rehabilitation of sections of the Lake Fenton Pipeline

1995: Consultant to SA Water on a review of the water quality monitoring program for the water supply to consumers in metropolitan Adelaide.

1995: Consultant to Murrumbidgee Irrigation, NSW, in the use of genetic algorithms to produce an optimal pipe network design for the rehabilitation of the Corbie Hill and Merungle piped irrigation systems.

1994-95: Consultant to the Engineering and Water Supply Department of SA (now SA Water) in the use of genetic algorithms to produce an optimum design for the Loveday piped irrigation system.

1989-91: Consultant to the E&WS in the development of a computer model for optimising operating policy for the Adelaide headworks system.

1986-87: Consultant to the E&WS on a project reviewing the use of linear programming models for evaluating salinity mitigation options in the River Murray.

1986: Commissioned by the Australian Water Research Advisory Council to carry out a review of research priorities in the field of Water Resource Systems Analysis.

1985-86: Consultant to the E&WS on a project to develop procedures for forecasting the inflows to metropolitan Adelaide reservoirs.

1980-81: Consultant to Colonades Regional Shopping Centre to carry out surveys of customer numbers and car park utilisation

1973: Consultant to Meta Systems Inc., Massachusetts, on a project evaluating the effectiveness of the U.S. National Eutrophication Survey.

Entry last updated: Tuesday, 18 Feb 2014

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