Professor Lesley Walls

Management Science

Prizes and awards

IEC 1906 Award
Recipient
2015
KTP Best of the Best Award Finalist for KTP with Scottish Water and Edinburgh University
Recipient
2014
Sage Best Paper Prize Journal of Risk and Reliability
Recipient
2011
KTP Award with Scottish Water and University of Edinburgh
Recipient
2010
Oustanding Paper Prize IEEE Engineering Management Conference, Singapore - joint work with Alstom Power, Switzerland
Recipient
2008
Elected Fellow of the UK Safety and Reliability Society
Recipient
2008

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Publications

Modelling epistemic uncertainty in offshore wind farm production capacity to reduce risk
Zitrou Athena, Bedford Tim, Walls Lesley
Risk Analysis (2021)
https://doi.org/10.1111/risa.13846
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)
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2020.11.005
Characteristics of a process for subjective probability elicitation
Quigley John, Walls Lesley
Expert Judgment in Risk and Decision Analysis (2021) (2021)
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-46474-5_13
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)
https://doi.org/10.3850/978-981-14-8593-0_4439-cd
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)
https://doi.org/10.1109/TR.2019.2900845
Supplier quality improvement : the value of information under uncertainty
Quigley John, Walls Lesley, Demirel G├╝ven, McCarthy Bart, Parsa Mahdi
European Journal of Operational Research Vol 264, pp. 932-947 (2018)
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2017.05.044

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Professional activities

European Safety and Reliability Conference ESREL 2016
Chair
2016
European Safety and Reliability Conference, ESREL 2013
Keynote/plenary speaker
2013
International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) (External organisation)
Member
2013
International Conference on Quality and Reliability
Keynote/plenary speaker
2011
International Conference on Mathematical Methods in Reliability
Keynote/plenary speaker
2011
Consultancy with Doosan Babcock Power Systems
Advisor
2010

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Projects

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) White, Chris (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)
Collaborative project with partners from mainland China and Hong Kong
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
TIC LCPE Repowering Hydro Plants - a Decision Support Tool
Walls, Lesley (Principal Investigator) Howick, Susan (Co-investigator) Quigley, John (Co-investigator) Revie, Matthew (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2017 - 31-Jan-2018

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