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Dr Davide Motta

Assistant Professor

Department: Mechanical and Construction Engineering

Davide Motta is a Civil and Environmental Engineer.

His research is on archaeohydrology, sustainable water management, downstream impact of dams, river morphodynamics, water quality, and artificial intelligence applications for water related problems.

His academic track record, as well as his extensive industry experience in engineering consultancy focusing on Hydrology and Hydraulics (H&H) numerical modelling, give him expertise in a broad portfolio of water-related problems at the boundary between the natural and built environments.

Davide Motta

Campus Address

Wynne Jones Building
Newcastle Upon Tyne

NE1 8ST

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • The discharge of the pipelines supplying public fountains in Roman Pompeii, Monteleone, M., Crapper, M., Motta, D. 1 Feb 2023, In: Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports
  • An intelligent approach for estimating aeration efficiency in stepped cascades: optimized support vector regression models and mutual information theory, Haji Seyed Asadollah, S., Sharafati, A., Haghbin, M., Motta, D., Hosseinian Moghadam Noghani, M. 1 Dec 2022, In: Soft Computing
  • Changing rate of urban creep and urban expansion over time and its impact upon the hydrologic response of a catchment, Mcdonnell, J., Motta, D. 1 Jan 2022, In: Water Science and Technology
  • Correction: An intelligent approach for estimating aeration efficiency in stepped cascades: optimized support vector regression models and mutual information theory (Soft Computing, (2022), 10.1007/s00500-022-07437-6), Haji Seyed Asadollah, S., Sharafati, A., Haghbin, M., Motta, D., Hosseinian Moghadam Noghani, M. 5 Sep 2022, In: Soft Computing
  • Developing a generic relation for predicting sediment pick-up rate using symbolic soft computing techniques, Haghbin, M., Sharafati, A., Asadollah, S., Motta, D. 10 Oct 2022, In: Environmental Science and Pollution Research
  • Hydraulic engineering analysis of Roman water infrastructure: a review of practice and possibilities, Crapper, M., Motta, D., Keenan-Jones, D., Monteleone, M. 1 Apr 2022, In: Water History
  • The hydraulic characteristics of Roman lead water pipes: an experimental investigation, Crapper, M., Motta, D., Sinclair, C., Cole, D., Monteleone, M., Cosheril, A., Tree, J., Parkin, A. 11 Apr 2022, In: International Journal for the History of Engineering and Technology
  • Travertine crystal growth ripples record the hydraulic history of ancient Rome’s Anio Novus aqueduct, Keenan-Jones, D., Motta, D., Garcia, M., Sivaguru, M., Perillo, M., Shosted, R., Fouke, B. 24 Jan 2022, In: Scientific Reports
  • An efficient strategy for predicting river dissolved oxygen concentration: application of deep recurrent neural network model, Moghadam, S., Sharafati, A., Feizi, H., Marjaie, S., Asadollah, S., Motta, D. Dec 2021, In: Environmental Monitoring and Assessment

Getachew Mamo Quantitative methodology for downstream impact evaluation and dam operation optimization: the case of the TAMS hydropower project in Ethiopia Start Date: 01/03/2020


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