Mark Taylor Randall
Landscape Architecture and Planning
1958 Frederiksberg C
University of Guelph, ON, Canada (2009-2011)
- M.A.Sc. Water Resources Engineering
- research focus in Low Impact Development stormwater management, GIS
University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB, Canada (2005-2009)
- B. Eng. Geological Engineering(Geo-environmental Concentration)
- Diploma in Technology Management and Entrepreneurship
James Cook University, Study Abroad, Townsville, Australia (2008)
St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, NS, Canada (2003-2005)
Water Resources Engineer - Computational Hydraulics International
Guelph, ON, Canada (February 2013 - July 2015)
- Developing hydrologic models using SWMM5/PCSWMM. Preparing training exercises and conducting workshops and webinars focused on topics including: watershed modelling, LID/SUDS, integrated 1D-2D flood modelling, and model calibration.
Hydrologic Modeller - Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland
Copenhagen,Denmark (April 2012 - December 2012)
- Investigated the impact of climate change and stormwater infiltration practices on urban groundwater recharge using MIKE-SHE.
Groundwater Contamination Researcher - Resource Development International
Phnom Penh,Cambodia (September - November 2011)
- Analyzed groundwater for arsenic contamination in the field andprepared a summary report including maps and descriptive statistics of groundwater quality in five Cambodian provinces.
Teaching Assistant - University of Guelph
Guelph, ON, Canada (September 2009 - December 2010)
- Conducted lab component of undergraduate courses in environmental science, geology, and geomorphology. Duties included lecturing, demonstrations of field equipment (GPS, stream gauges), tutoring students, and grading examinations.
Water Quality Data Analyst - GNS Science
Wellington, New Zealand (December 2008 - April 2009)
- Compiled a groundwater quality dataset for New Zealand using data collected from eighteen Regional Councils. Performed statistical analysis on data to determine spatial and temporal trends in water quality.
Environmental Engineering Intern - Dillon Consulting
Fredericton, NB, Canada (May - August 2007)
- Performed field operations including water/soil sampling, surveying, and well decommissioning. Office work included the submission of field reports, organization of incoming lab results, review of reports and site plans, and plotting borehole logs.
Geochemistry Research Assistant - University of New Brunswick
Fredericton, NB, Canada (May - August, 2006)
- Tested water samples for chemical parameters in the lab and field, calibrated and deployed water quality/temperature probes, performed survey using remotely operated submarine, and collected water samples.
Oral Conference Presentations:
48th International Conference on Water Management Modeling, Toronto, Canada (2015). Dual drainage modelling of the Cooksville Creek watershed, Ontario
11th Hydroinformatics International Conference, New York, USA (2014). Development of a Web Based Real Time Flood Forecasting System - Toronto
47th International Conference on Water Management Modeling, Toronto, Canada (2014). Floodplain and Dual Drainage Analysis using an Integrated 1D-2D SWMM Model - Simi Valley, California
Urban Drainage Group Autumn Conference, Nottingham, UK (2013). Development of a Web Based Real Time Flood Forecasting System - Toronto
64th Canadian Water Resources Association, St. John's, NL, Canada (2011). Stormwater Nutrient Removal Using Bioretention Gardens
46th Canadian Symposium on Water Quality Research, Burlington, ON, Canada (2011)
Phosphorous Removal in Low Impact Development Practices
24th International Applied Geochemistry Symposium, Fredericton, NB, Canada (2009). Methods for obtaining a national-scale overview of groundwater quality in New Zealand
Randall, M.T., Troldborg, L., Refsgaard, J. C., & Kidmose, J. B. (2013). Assessing urban groundwater table response to climate change and increased stormwater infiltration. Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland Bulletin, 28: 33-36
Randall, M.T., & Andrea, B. (2013). Bioretention gardens for improved nutrient removal. Water Quality Research Journal of Canada, 48(4)
Conference Papers, Abstracts, and Public Reports:
Drake, J., Randall, M., & Bradford, A. (2010). Reducing Phosphorus in Urban Stormwater Runoff with Low Impact Development. In Low Impact Development 2010: Redefining Water in the City (pp. 1698-1708).
James, R. Finney, K., Randall, M., & Heralall, M. (2013). Development of a Real Time Flood Forecasting System - Toronto, Canada. Proceedings of the Urban Drainage Group Autumn Conference, Nottingham, UK, 2013
Daughney, C. & Randall, M. (2009). National Groundwater Quality Indicators Update: State and Trends 1995-2008. GNS Science Consultancy Report 2009/145
Kasraie, H., Siemer, B., James, R., & Randall, M. (2014). Floodplain and Dual Drainage Analysis using an Integrated 1D-2D SWMM Model - Simi Valley, California. Presented at the 47th International Conference on Water Management Modeling, Toronto, Canada, 2014
Extracurricular & Volunteer Activities:
River Systems Advisory Committee, City of Guelph, ON (January 2014 – 2015)
- Appointed committee member advising City Council on watercourse monitoring, updating of subwatershed studies and the planning and implementation of stream restoration projects.
World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms, Fyn, Denmark (April 2012)
- assisted in the construction of a straw-bale house in Nyborg
Engineers Without Borders School Outreach, UNB and Guelph Chapters(2007 - 2014)
- delivered “Water for the World” presentations at middle schools to teach students about water quantity and quality issues in the developing world.
Athletics Involvement (various teams, locations):
- beach volleyball, ultimate frisbee, cycling