Research projects

Have a look at some recent and current Hydroinformatics research projects.

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H2020, 2016-2019

Scent will engage citizens in environmental monitoring and enable them to become the ‘eyes’ of the policy makers.


H2020, 2016-2018

The objective is to progress in the field of smart, data driven e-services in water management.



Flood Forecasting and management in Romania: Feasibility study and market analysis of an operational Decision Support System.


EU-FP7, 2014-2017

The Waternomics project aims to reduce water consumption of municipalities, corporations and domestic users by providing water managers and consumers with timely information about water usage and water availability.



Serious gaming for integrated basin management.

Nile Basin Capacity Building Network


NBCBN is a regional network for capacity building of water professionals in the Nile basin.


EU-FP7, 2012-2016

WeSenseIt is a project developing citizen observatories of water and flooding to facilitate citizen engagement in planning, decision making and governance.


EU-FP7, 2010-2016

Operational Solutions for the Management of Inundation Risks in the Information Society.


EU-FP7, 2012-2015

ICT Solutions for efficient Water Resources Management.


EU-FP7, 2011-2013

Knowledge-based approach to develop a culture of risk prevention.


EU-FP7, 2009-2013

Development of rehabilitation technologies for multipressured degraded waters and the integration of their impact in river basin management.


UPaRF, 2008-2013

The ecology of livelihoods in East-African Wetlands: Wetland Conservation and Utilization in the Context of local and global change.


EU-FP7, 2009-2012

Gridded Earth Observation System for Assessing and Predicting Black Sea Basin Sustainability and Vulnerability


EU-FP7, 2008-2012

Lenvis (EU-FP7) aims to develop an innovative collaborative online decision support network for exchange of local environmental and health services between stakeholders.


UPaRF, 2009-2011

Adaptation to Climate Change Impacts on the Nile River Basin.


EU-FP7, 2008-2011

The overall objective of the WETwin project is to enhance the role of wetlands in basin-scale integrated water resources management.


EU-FP6, 2004-2009

Integrated Flood Risk Analysis and Management Methodologies.



European Thematic Network of Education and Training for Environment-Water.


EU-FP4, 1998-2000

Telematics assisted handling of flood emergencies in urban areas.


EU-FP4, 1998-2000

Electronic trading of modelling services and assets for engineering SMEs and institutes.


EU-FP4, 1998-2000

Electronic trading of modelling services and assets for engineering SMEs and institutes.

Other research fields include:
  • Application of neural networks and fuzzy logic for water management
  • Data mining, knowledge discovery and data-driven modelling, with applications in civil engineering
  • Artificial neural network modelling of sedimentation processes in Rotterdam harbour
  • Use of artificial neural network classifiers for identification of soil types based on cone penetration tests
  • Artificial neural networks in daily forecasting of river discharges
  • Chaos theory and neural networks in predicting surge water levels in the North Sea for navigation
  • Using evolutionary and other approaches in optimization of water resources and model calibration
  • Text mining for document management
  • Knowledge mapping in educational and engineering organizations

The Hydroinformatics Chair Group is active in presenting the research results at conferences and publishing in peer-reviewed journals.

We are open to various forms of cooperation in research. In case of questions and/or suggestions please contact: Prof. Dimitri Solomatine at