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Olen nõus
17.08.1979
+49-711-677-3435
jeffrey.tuhtan@ttu.ee

Teenistuskäik

Töökohad ja ametid
01.01.2017–...   
Tallinna Tehnikaülikool, Infotehnoloogia teaduskond, Arvutisüsteemide instituut, teadur (1,00)
01.09.2016–31.12.2016   
Tallinn University of Technology Faculty of Information Technology, Centre for Biorobotics, Group Leader Environmental Sensing and Intelligence (1,00)
01.01.2015–31.12.2017   
University of California, Department of Land, Air, and Water Resources, Davis, USA, Research Associate (1,00)
01.12.2013–31.08.2016   
Tallinn University of Technology Faculty of Information Technology, Centre for Biorobotics, Post-Doctoral Researcher in Collaboration with SJE Ecohydraulic Engineering in Germany for EU BONUS FishView (0,50)
01.01.2008–31.12.2011   
A
01.01.2008–31.08.2016   
SJE Ecohydraulic Engineering GmbH, Stuttgart, DE, Research Engineer (1,00)
01.01.2006–31.12.2008   
A
01.01.2004–31.12.2005   
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01.01.2001–31.12.2002   
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01.01.2000–31.12.2000   
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Haridustee
01.12.2013–31.08.2016   
Post-Doctoral Researcher
2008–2011   
Dr.-Engineer
2005–2007   
Master of Science
1998–2004   
Bachelor of Science
1994–1998   
High School Diploma
 
 
Teadusorganisatsiooniline ja -administratiivne tegevus
2016−...   
Research coordinator for hydrodynamics and robotics
2016−...   
Member of “Measurements and Observations in the XXIst Century” working group of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences
2016−...   
Special Session Organizer "Sensors and Monitoring in Environmental and Agricultural Sciences" - 9th International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Applications, Tokyo Japan
2014−...   
Co-founder and principal engineer
2014−...   
Member, EcoENet: Early carreers in ecohydraulics network
2008−...   
Head of research
2006−...   
Member, International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research
2016−2018   
Member of the international scientific committee for the 12th International Symposium on Ecohydrualics 2018, Tokyo, Japan
2015−2016   
Co-Principle Investigator - Comparing electrofishing survey data with environmental DNA ("e+eDNA")
2014−2017   
Work package leader of EU BONUS Project: FishView - Assessing fish passibility using a robotic fish sensor and enhanced digital imaging
2014−2017   
Principle Investigator - Monitoring of vertical slot fishways using a bioinspired lateral line probe ("Robofish")
2014−2017   
Co-Principle Investigator - Fish detection and fish behavior (FIDET), hydroacoustic study of the presence and behavior of fish near hydropower intakes
2006−2008   
Administrative assistant
 
 
Loometöö
A.
 
 
Teenistuskäigu lisainfo
HyDroneS: Hydrosystem Drone Surveying www.hydrones.de (2014- current), Role: Coordinator of cooperation R&D project. Internally funded by consortium partners.;
FishView: Assessing fish passages by the use of a robotic fish sensor and enhanced digital imaging (2014-2017). Role: Work package leader. Funded by BONUS. Funding Rate: 449k €;
EcoSwat: Improved Management of Extreme Events through Ecosystem-based Adaptation in Watersheds, (2015-2016). Role: Expert providing training in UAV-based image and data processing for ecohydraulic studies. Funded by: Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) Funding rate: 2.8 Mio €.;
E-Flow Bhutan (2015-2018). Funded by Austrian Development Aid (ADA). Role: Expert in hydraulic modelling and surveying and UAV-based data processing. Funding Rate: 0.5 Mio €. ;
EnviPEAK: Effects of rapid and frequent flow changes (2009-2013). Role: Industry particpant researcher. Funding rate: 3.9 Mio € ;
LAkHsMI: Sensors for LArge scale Hydrodynamic Imaging, (2015-2019). Role: Collaborator. Funded by EU Horizon 2020. Funding Rate: 3 Mio €.;
Marie-Curie ITN ROBOCADEMY: European Academy of Underwater Robotics, (2013-2017). Role: Collaborator via PhD supervision. Funded by FP7 Marie-Curie. Funding Rate: 240k €.;
FITHydro: Fish-friendly Innovative Technologies for HYDROpower, (2016-2020) Role: Coordinating project partner at the Centre for Biorobotics developing lateral line probe and barotrauma detection system for fish-friendly hydropower in Europe. Funded by EU Horizon 2020. Funding rate: 200k €.;

Kvalifikatsioon

 
 
Teaduspreemiad ja tunnustused
2017, Jeffrey Andrew Tuhtan, International Drone Pioneer Award 2017
2011, Jeffrey Andrew Tuhtan, A
2010, Jeffrey Andrew Tuhtan, A
2009, Jeffrey Andrew Tuhtan, A
2008, Jeffrey Andrew Tuhtan, A
2007, Jeffrey Andrew Tuhtan, Group leader and internationally selected participant of German Association for Water, Wastewater and Waste (DWA) 6th "Young Scientists Programme", 48 students from 20 nations sponsored to attend "Introduction to the German Water Sector" in Hennef.
2006, Jeffrey Andrew Tuhtan, One of 50 internationally selected particpant of German Association for Water, Wastewater and Waste (DWA) 5th "Young Scientists Programme", from 29 nations sponsored to attend Water Berlin 2006.
2005, Jeffrey Andrew Tuhtan, A
 
 
Teadustöö põhisuunad
VALDKOND: 1. Bio- ja keskkonnateadused; 1.8. Keskkonnaseisundit ja keskkonnakaitset hõlmavad uuringud; CERCS ERIALA: T270 Keskkonnatehnoloogia, reostuskontroll; PÕHISUUND: A
 
 
Lisainfo
A

Juhendatud väitekirjad

Publikatsioonid

Klass
Aasta
Publikatsioon
 
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3.5.
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2007
10.05.2019
17.08.1979
+49-711-677-3435
jeffrey.tuhtan@ttu.ee
Married, one child.

Career

Institution and occupation
01.01.2017–...   
Tallinn University of Technology , School of Information Technologies, Department of Computer Systems, Researcher (1,00)
01.09.2016–31.12.2016   
Tallinn University of Technology Faculty of Information Technology, Centre for Biorobotics, Group Leader Environmental Sensing and Intelligence (1,00)
01.01.2015–31.12.2017   
University of California, Department of Land, Air, and Water Resources, Davis, USA, Research Associate (1,00)
01.12.2013–31.08.2016   
Tallinn University of Technology Faculty of Information Technology, Centre for Biorobotics, Post-Doctoral Researcher in Collaboration with SJE Ecohydraulic Engineering in Germany for EU BONUS FishView (0,50)
01.01.2008–31.12.2011   
Universität Stuttgart, Institute for Modelling Hydraulic and Environmental Systems, Stuttgart, DE, Doctoral Researcher
01.01.2008–31.08.2016   
SJE Ecohydraulic Engineering GmbH, Stuttgart, DE, Research Engineer (1,00)
01.01.2006–31.12.2008   
Universität Stuttgart, Institute for Modelling Hydraulic and Environmental Systems, Stuttgart, DE, Student Research Assistant
01.01.2004–31.12.2005   
Coastland Civil Engineering, Inc., Santa Rosa, CA, USA, Staff Engineer
01.01.2001–31.12.2002   
Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Luis Obispo, CA, USA, Environmental Regulation and Water Law Intern
01.01.2000–31.12.2000   
Coastland Civil Engineering, Inc., Santa Rosa, CA, USA, Engineering Intern
 
 
Education
01.12.2013–31.08.2016   
Tallinn University of Technology, Centre for Biorobotics, Post-Doc in bioinspired flow sensing
2008–2011   
Universität Stuttgart, Institute for Modelling Hydraulic and Environmental Systems, Stuttgart, DE, Dr.-Eng Civil Engineering
2005–2007   
Universität Stuttgart, Water Resources Engineering and Management, Stuttgart, DE, M.Sc. Civil Engineering
1998–2004   
California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, CA, USA, B.Sc. Civil Engineering
1994–1998   
Cardinal Newman, Santa Rosa, CA, USA, High School Diploma
 
 
R&D related managerial and administrative work
2016−...   
Research coordinator for hydrodynamics and robotics: Centre for Biorobotics specialist researcher responsible for fluid mechanics studies and prototype development of bioinspired flow sensing for underwater robotics, freshwater and marine environments
2016−...   
“Measurements and Observations in the XXIst Century” working group of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences
2016−...   
Special Session Organizer "Sensors and Monitoring in Environmental and Agricultural Sciences" - 9th International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Applications, Tokyo Japan
2014−...   
Co-founder and principal engineer: Collaborative research and devlopment group HyDroneS (www.hydrones.de) developing new drone-base remote sensing devices and data processing workflows for hydrosystems measurement
2014−...   
Member, EcoENet: Early carreers in ecohydraulics network
2008−...   
Head of research: R&D at SJE Ecohydraulic Engineering GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany. Developing new field measurement and simulation tools for aquatic ecosystem investigations
2006−...   
Member, International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research
2016−2018   
Member of the international scientific committee for the 12th International Symposium on Ecohydrualics 2018, Tokyo, Japan
2015−2016   
Co-Principle Investigator - Comparing electrofishing survey data with environmental DNA ("e+eDNA"): Project coordination, development of data processing workflow for bioinformatics and field survey data for fish presence using both conventional and DNA metrics
2014−2017   
Work package leader of EU BONUS Project: FishView - Assessing fish passibility using a robotic fish sensor and enhanced digital imaging:Ethological simulation (comparing biological and fish-shaped probe data) of the aquatic environment
2014−2017   
Principle Investigator - Monitoring of vertical slot fishways using a bioinspired lateral line probe ("Robofish"): Project coordination, field testing and signal processing and interpretation of measurement results for a bioinspired fish-shaped probe in Austrian fishways.
2014−2017   
Co-Principle Investigator - Fish detection and fish behavior (FIDET), hydroacoustic study of the presence and behavior of fish near hydropower intakes: Project coordination, field testing and signal processing for a new prototype for measuring complex flows near hydropower plant intakes
2006−2008   
Administrative assistant: Responsible for the M.Sc. program Water Resources Engineering and Management examination office.
 
 
Creative work
My hobbies are cooking, reading, photography, and hiking..
 
 
Additional career information
HyDroneS: Hydrosystem Drone Surveying www.hydrones.de (2014- current), Role: Coordinator of cooperation R&D project. Internally funded by consortium partners.;
FishView: Assessing fish passages by the use of a robotic fish sensor and enhanced digital imaging (2014-2017). Role: Work package leader. Funded by BONUS. Funding Rate: 449k €;
EcoSwat: Improved Management of Extreme Events through Ecosystem-based Adaptation in Watersheds, (2015-2016). Role: Expert providing training in UAV-based image and data processing for ecohydraulic studies. Funded by: Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) Funding rate: 2.8 Mio €.;
E-Flow Bhutan (2015-2018). Funded by Austrian Development Aid (ADA). Role: Expert in hydraulic modelling and surveying and UAV-based data processing. Funding Rate: 0.5 Mio €. ;
EnviPEAK: Effects of rapid and frequent flow changes (2009-2013). Role: Industry particpant researcher. Funding rate: 3.9 Mio € ;
LAkHsMI: Sensors for LArge scale Hydrodynamic Imaging, (2015-2019). Role: Collaborator. Funded by EU Horizon 2020. Funding Rate: 3 Mio €.;
Marie-Curie ITN ROBOCADEMY: European Academy of Underwater Robotics, (2013-2017). Role: Collaborator via PhD supervision. Funded by FP7 Marie-Curie. Funding Rate: 240k €.;
FITHydro: Fish-friendly Innovative Technologies for HYDROpower, (2016-2020) Role: Coordinating project partner at the Centre for Biorobotics developing lateral line probe and barotrauma detection system for fish-friendly hydropower in Europe. Funded by EU Horizon 2020. Funding rate: 200k €.;

Qualifications

 
 
Honours & awards
2017, Jeffrey Andrew Tuhtan, The GIZ-ECOSWat project won the International Drone Pioneer Award, 2017 for its reaction on climate change and grant water access in the most driest areas through space detection technology.
2011, Jeffrey Andrew Tuhtan, German Federal Ministry of Education (BMBF) IPSWaT PhD Full Scholarship 01.2009-01.2011
2010, Jeffrey Andrew Tuhtan, Research paper highly commended for best research paper by a young researcher, First European IAHR Congress
2009, Jeffrey Andrew Tuhtan, Best Poster 10th Annual IAHR SSC Colloquium
2008, Jeffrey Andrew Tuhtan, AQUA-Prize 2008 Best Master's Thesis University of Stuttgart: Cost Optimization of Small Hydropower
2007, Jeffrey Andrew Tuhtan, Group leader and internationally selected participant of German Association for Water, Wastewater and Waste (DWA) 6th "Young Scientists Programme", 48 students from 20 nations sponsored to attend "Introduction to the German Water Sector" in Hennef.
2006, Jeffrey Andrew Tuhtan, One of 50 internationally selected particpant of German Association for Water, Wastewater and Waste (DWA) 5th "Young Scientists Programme", from 29 nations sponsored to attend Water Berlin 2006.
2005, Jeffrey Andrew Tuhtan, German Federal Ministry of Education (BMBF) IPSWaT M.Sc. Full Scholarship 09.2005-09.2007
 
 
Field of research
FIELD OF RESEARCH: 1. Biosciences and Environment; 1.8. Research relating to the State of the Environment and to Environmental Protection; CERCS SPECIALTY: T270 Environmental technology, pollution control ; SPECIALITY: Modeling the environmental impacts of hydropower operations on river ecology. This includes field data collection, 2D and 3D hydrodynamic modeling, and the development of simulation software to assess ecological conditions of river systems.
 
 
Additional information
In addition to the M.Sc. and Dr.-Eng work at the University of Stuttgart, I also completed an independent research study on a laboratory scale flexible turbine.

Supervised dissertations

Publications

Category
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  • Leitud 4 kirjet
ProgrammLiikNumberNimiProjekti algusProjekti lõppVastutav täitjaAsutusFinantseerijapoolne rahastamine
IUTIUT33-9Bioloogiast inspireeritud allveerobotid 01.01.201531.12.2020Maarja KruusmaaTallinna Tehnikaülikool, Infotehnoloogia teaduskond, Biorobootika keskus; Tallinna Tehnikaülikool, Infotehnoloogia teaduskond, Arvutisüsteemide instituut550 000,00 EUR
PUT; PUT_SPPUT1690Bioloogiast inspireeritud hüdrodünaamika sensorsüsteem laboratoorseteks ja in situ mõõtmisteks01.01.201731.12.2020Jeffrey Andrew TuhtanTallinna Tehnikaülikool, Infotehnoloogia teaduskond, Arvutisüsteemide instituut147 600,00 EUR
TKAlamprojektTAR16013 (EXCITE) (TK148)IT Tippkeskus EXCITE01.09.201601.03.2023Maarja KruusmaaTallinna Tehnikaülikool, Infotehnoloogia teaduskond, Biorobootika keskus; Cybernetica AS2 642 075,15 EUR
MUUVFP16051Kalasõbralikud innovatiivsed tehnoloogiad hüdroenergeetikas01.11.201631.10.2020Jeffrey Andrew TuhtanTallinna Tehnikaülikool, Infotehnoloogia teaduskond, Arvutisüsteemide instituut206 175,00 EUR