Professor Lesley Walls

Management Science

Prizes and awards

IEC 1906 Award
KTP Best of the Best Award Finalist for KTP with Scottish Water and Edinburgh University
Sage Best Paper Prize Journal of Risk and Reliability
KTP Award with Scottish Water and University of Edinburgh
Oustanding Paper Prize IEEE Engineering Management Conference, Singapore - joint work with Alstom Power, Switzerland
Elected Fellow of the UK Safety and Reliability Society

More prizes and awards


Modelling epistemic uncertainty in offshore wind farm production capacity to reduce risk
Zitrou Athena, Bedford Tim, Walls Lesley
Risk Analysis (2021)
Is eliciting dependency worth the effort? A study for the multivariate Poisson-Gamma probability model
Schwarzenegger Rafael, Quigley John, Walls Lesley
Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part O: Journal of Risk and Reliability (2021)
A performance-centred approach to optimising maintenance of complex systems
Barlow E, Bedford T, Revie M, Tan J, Walls L
European Journal of Operational Research Vol 292, pp. 579-595 (2021)
Characteristics of a process for subjective probability elicitation
Quigley John, Walls Lesley
Expert Judgment in Risk and Decision Analysis (2021) (2021)
Evaluation of empirical Bayes estimators of correlated event rates and implications for predicting new product reliability
Schwarzenegger Rafael, Quigley John, Walls Lesley
E-proceedings of the 30th European Safety and Reliability Conference and 15th Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management Conference The 30th European Safety and Reliability Conference and The 15th Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management Conference, pp. 3022 (2020)
Reliability modelling of infrastructure load-sharing systems with workload adjustment
Sun Qiuzhuang, Ye Zhi-Sheng, Revie Matthew, Walls Lesley
IEEE Transactions on Reliability Vol 68, pp. 1283-1295 (2019)

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Professional activities

European Safety and Reliability Conference ESREL 2016
International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) (External organisation)
European Safety and Reliability Conference, ESREL 2013
Keynote/plenary speaker
International Conference on Mathematical Methods in Reliability
Keynote/plenary speaker
International Conference on Quality and Reliability
Keynote/plenary speaker
International Conference on Design Engineering and Science
Keynote/plenary speaker

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Nunavut Search and Rescue (NSAR) Project: Supporting Inuit Health and Well-Being, Food Security, Economic Development, and Community Resilience
Quigley, John (Principal Investigator) Howick, Susan (Co-investigator) Walls, Lesley (Co-investigator) Wright, George (Co-investigator)
06-Jan-2022 - 05-Jan-2025
Deep Transfer learning for Diagnosis, Prognosis and Maintenance of Sludge Bulking in Wastewater Treatment (International Exchange Cost Share)
Walls, Lesley (Principal Investigator) Liu, Bin (Co-investigator)
30-Jan-2021 - 29-Jan-2023
KTP - JWF Process Solutions Ltd. Business model transition from sensor supply, to provision of a software-based data and information service sales solution.
Paton, Steve (Principal Investigator) Sminia, Harry (Co-investigator) Wallace, William (Co-investigator) Walls, Lesley (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2021 - 28-Jan-2023
Doctoral Training Partnership 2020-2021 University of Strathclyde | Johnson, Karl
Patelli, Edoardo (Principal Investigator) Pytharouli, Stella (Co-investigator) Walls, Lesley (Co-investigator) Johnson, Karl (Research Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2020 - 01-Jan-2024
Intelligent control technology for printing and dyeing wastewater treatment based on human-machine collaborative decision-making
Liu, Bin (Principal Investigator) Walls, Lesley (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2020 - 31-Jan-2021
Towards Game-changer Service Operation Vessels for Offshore Windfarms (NEXUS) H2020-BG-2016-2017
Vassalos, Dracos (Principal Investigator) Bedford, Tim (Co-investigator) Boulougouris, Evangelos (Co-investigator) Bujorianu, Luminita (Co-investigator) Lazakis, Iraklis (Co-investigator) McMillan, David (Co-investigator) Puisa, Romanas (Co-investigator) Quigley, John (Co-investigator) Revie, Matthew (Co-investigator) Theotokatos, Gerasimos (Co-investigator) Walls, Lesley (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2017 - 30-Jan-2021

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