Chief Research Officer

Dr Oliver Wing

Oliver Wing is the Chief Research Officer at Fathom, where he leads the organisation’s academic strategy. His role centres on the preservation of Fathom’s close ties with academia, ensuring their modelling techniques are research-led, transparent, and peer reviewed.

Oliver obtained his PhD in Geography at the University of Bristol, and continued in the Hydrology Research Group as a postdoctoral researcher. He remains an Honorary Research Fellow there, focusing on the development of new approaches to test, improve, and apply large-scale flood models. He continues to publish and review papers in the world’s leading hydrology journals, and speaks regularly on issues related to flooding and climate change at academic conferences, industry events, and in the media.

Oliver's recent work

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Comparison of estimated flood exposure and consequences generated by different event-based inland flood inundation maps

Scatter graph comparison of in land flood models - Dr Oliver Wing research
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Use of hydrological models in global stochastic flood modeling

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Urbanizing the floodplain: global changes of imperviousness in flood-prone areas

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Social inequalities in climate change-attributed impacts of Hurricane Harvey

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Dr Oliver Wing joins the Metcalf Institute Annual Public Lecture Series

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Fathom at EGU22: Developing a European CAT model

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Fathom at EGU22: UK Flood Risk in a changing climate

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Climate change regulation and measurement report

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Pioneering Research Led by Dr Oliver Wing: “Inequitable patterns of US flood risk in the Anthropocene”

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Inequitable patterns of US flood risk in the Anthropocene

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