Dr. phil. Jorge Eduardo Teixeira Leandro

Foto von Jorge Eduardo Teixeira Leandro

Technische Universität München

Lehrstuhl für Hydrologie und Flussgebietsmanagement (Prof. Disse)


Arcisstr. 21
80333 München


Geburtsdatum und -Ort: 27. Juni 1977, Azoren, Portugal.
Familienstand: Verheiratet, 3 Kinder.


  • 2008 | Promotion an der Exeter University, UK | Dissertation: Fortgeschrittene Modellierung von Überschwemmungen in städtischen Gebieten: Integrierte 1D/1D- und 1D/2D-Modelle.
  • 2007 - 2008 | Master of Science im Wasserbau | Masterarbeit: Ermöglicht es dem ursprünglichen Schema des MacCormack, eine Dambreak-Flow durchzuführen, indem ein geglätteter Anfangszustand auf ein festes, ungleichmäßiges Gitter aufgebracht wird.
  • 1995 - 2000 | Studium des Bauingenieurwesens am Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), Universidade Técnica de Lisboa (Bachelor of Degree in Civil Engineer - Lic. vor Bolonha - 5 Jahre).


  • Seit 2016 | Senior Researcher und Lehrer an der Technischen Universität München, Fakultät für Bau-, Geo- und Umwelt.
  • 2012 - 2015 | Lehrer an der Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB), Fakultät für Bauingenieurwesen, Lehrstuhl Prof. A. Schumann.
  • 2008 - 2015 | Gastprofessor Auxiliar an der University of Coimbra, Faculty of Civil Engineering.
  • 2005 - 2008 | Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter an der Universität Exeter, Zentrum für Wassersysteme, Prof. D. Savic.
  • 2001 - 2005 | Bauingenieur bei COBA, SA (PT).
  • 2000 - 2001 | Bauingenieur bei Engidro (PT).

Peer reviewed journals (ISI)

  1. Leandro, J., Chen, A. S., Djordjevic, S., and Dragan, S. (2009) "A comparison of 1D/1D and 1D/2D coupled hydraulic models for urban flood simulation." Journal of Hydraulic Engineering-ASCE;6(1):495-504
  2. Dawson RJ, Speight L, Hall JW, Djordjevic S, Savic DA, Leandro J. (2008) Attribution of flood risk in urban areas. Journal of Hydroinformatics-IWA;10(4):275-88.
  3. Chen, A. S., Djordjevic, S., Leandro, J., and Savic, D. A. (2010) "An analysis of the combined consequences of pluvial and fluvial flooding." Journal of Water Science and Technology-IWA, 62(7), 1491-1498.
  4. Leandro, J., Djordjević, S., Chen, A. S., Savić, D. A., and Stanić, M. (2011) "Calibration of a 1D/1D urban flood model using 1D/2D model results in the absence of field data." Journal of Water Science and Technology-IWA, 64 (5) 1016–1024.
  5. Carvalho, R., Leandro, J. (2011) "Hydraulic characteristics of a drop square manhole with a downstream control gate" Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering-ASCE
  6. Isidoro, J., de Lima, J., Leandro J. (2012) "Influence of wind-driven rain on the rainfall-runoff process for urban areas: Scale model of high-rise buildings" Urban Water Journal-Taylor&Francis, 9 (3), 199-210.
  7. Isidoro, J., de Lima, J., Leandro J. (2012) "The study of rooftop connectivity on the rainfall-runoff process by means of a rainfall simulator and a physical model" Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie- E.Schweizerbart, DOI: 10.1127/0372-8854/2012/S-00080.
  8. Leandro, J., Carvalho, R., Chachereau, Y., and Chanson, H. (2012) „Estimating void fraction in a hydraulic jump by measurements of pixel intensity“ Experiments in Fluids, SPRINGER. DOI: 10.1007/s00348-011-1257-1
  9. Leandro, J., J. P. Leitão and J. L. M. P. de Lima (2013) "Quantifying the uncertainty in the SCS flood hydrographs: a case study in the Azores islands.” Journal of Flood Risk Management, Volume 6, Issue 3, pages 279–288, September 2013. (JFRM Outstanding Paper Award supported by The JBA Trust – commended paper)
  10. Romagnoli, M., Carvalho, R., and Leandro, J. (2013) ”Turbulence Characterization in a Gully with Reverse Flow.” J. Hydraul. Eng., 139(7), 736–744.
  11. Carvalho, R. and Leandro, J. (2013) ”Closure to “Hydraulic Characteristics of a Drop Square Manhole with a Downstream Control Gate” by Rita F. Carvalho and Jorge Leandro.” J. Irrig. Drain Eng.-ASCE, 139(7), 594–595.
  12. Lopes, P., Leandro, J., Carvalho, R.F., Páscoa, P., and Martins, R., (2013) Numerical and experimental investigation of a gully under surcharge conditions. Urban Water Journal-Taylor&Francis DOI: 10.1080/1573062X.2013.831916.
  13. Martins, R., Leandro, J., and Carvalho, R. dF. De. (2014) Characterization of the hydraulic performance of a gully under drainage conditions. Water Sci Technol.69(12):2423-30.
  14. Leandro, J., Bung, D., and Carvalho, R.F. (2014) Measuring Void Fraction And Velocity Fields Of A Stepped Spillway For Skimming Flow Using Non-Intrusive Methods. Experiments in Fluids-Springer May 2014, 55:1732.
  15. Leandro, J., Lopes, P., Carvalho, R., Páscoa, P., Martins, R., and Romagnoli, M. (2014) Numerical and experimental characterization of the 2D vertical average-velocity plane at the centre-profile and qualitative air entrainment inside a gully for drainage and reverse flow. Computers and Fluids-Elsevier, 102(10),52-61.
  16. Melo, N, Santos, B., and Leandro, J. (2014) A Prototype Tool for Dynamic Pluvial-Flood Emergency Planning. Urban Water Journal-Taylor&Francis, 12(1), 79-88.
  17. Leandro, J. (2014) Title of Special Issue: Towards more Flood Resilient Cities. Urban Water Journal (Editorial),12(1),1-2
  18. Leandro, J., Chen, A.S., Schumann, A., (2014) A 2D parallel diffusive wave model for floodplain inundation with variable time step (P-DWave). J. Hydrol. - Elsevier, 517, 250–259.
  19. Chen, A., Leandro, J., Djordjevic, S. (2015) Modelling sewer discharge via displacement of manhole covers during flood events using 1D/2D SIPSON/P-DWave dual drainage simulations. Urban Water Journal.
  20. Martins, M., Leandro, J., Djordjevic, S. (2015) A well balanced Roe Scheme for the local inertial equations with an unstructured mesh. Advances in Water Resources - Elsevier, 83, 351-363
  21. Martins R., Leandro J. and Djordjević S. (2016) Analytical solution of the classical Dam-break problem for the Gravity Wave Model equations, J. of Hydraul. Eng., ASCE.
  22. Martins R., Leandro J. and Djordjević S. (2016) Analytical and numerical solutions of the Local Inertial Equations, International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, Elsevier, 81(5), 222-229.
  23. Leandro, J., Schumann, A., and Pfister, A. (2016) A step towards considering the spatial heterogeneity of urban key features in urban hydrology flood modelling. J. Hydrol., Elsevier, 535 (4), 356-365.
  24. Lopes, P, Leandro, J., Carvalho, R., Russo, B., and Gómez, M. (2016) Assessment of a VOF Model Ability to Reproduce the Efficiency of a Continuous Transverse Gully with Grate, J. Irrig. Drain Eng.-ASCE
  25. Lopes, P, Tabor, G.Carvalho, R.Leandro, J. (2016) Explicit calculation of natural aeration using a Volume-of-Fluid model. Applied Mathematical Modelling, (online).
  26. Martins R., Leandro J. and Djordjević S. (2016) Influence of sewer network models on urban flood damage assessment based on coupled 1D/2D models, Journal of Flood Risk Management, (online).
  27. Leandro J. and Martins R., (2016) A Methodology for Linking 2D Overland Flow Models with the Storm Sewer Model SWMM 5.1 Based on Dynamic Link Libraries., Water Science and Technology, IWA
  28. Lopes, P., Leandro, J., Carvalho, R.F., Bung, D. (2016) ”Alternating skimming flow over a stepped spillway” Environ Fluid Mech.-Springer, pp 1-20 doi:10.1007/s10652-016-9484-x
  29. Martins R., Leandro J., Djordjević S. and A. Chen (accepted) A comparison of three dual drainage models: Shallow Water vs. Local Inertial vs. Diffusive Wave. Journal of Hydroinformatics-IWA.
  30. Martins R., Leandro J. and Djordjević S. (2017) Wetting and drying numerical treatments for the Roe Riemann scheme. Journal of Hydraulic Research.
  31. Martins R., Kesserwani, G, Rubinato, M, Lee, S, Leandro J., Djordjević S. and Schucksmith, J. (2017) Validation of 2D shock capturing flood models around a surcharging manhole. Urban Water Journal.
  32. Lopes, P., Carvalho, R.F. and Leandro, J. (2017) Numerical and experimental study of the fundamental flow characteristics of a 3D gully box under drainage. Water Science and Technology, IWA.
  33. Rubinato, M., Martins, R., Kesserwani, G., Leandro, J., Djordjevic, S., and Shucksmith, J. (2017) Experimental calibration and validation of sewer/surface flow exchange equations in steady and unsteady flow conditions, Journal of Hydrology, Elsevier, 552 (9), 421-432 .
  34. Lopes, P., Leandro, J., and Carvalho, R. (2017) Self-Aeration Modelling Using a Sub-Grid Volume-Of-Fluid Model - International Journal of Nonlinear Sciences and Numerical Simulation, De Gruyter 18 (7-8)
  35. Disse, M., Konnerth, I., Bhola, P., and Leandro, J. (2018) Unsicherheitsabschätzung für die Berechnung von Dynamischen Überschwemmungskarten–Fallstudie Kulmbach, Vorsorgender und nachsorgender Hochwasserschutz, SPRINGER, 350-357
  36. Beg, M., Carvalho, R., and Leandro, J. (2018) Effect of surcharge on gully-manhole flow, Journal of Hydro-environment Research, Elsevier 19 (3), 224-236
  37. Beg, M., Carvalho, R., Tait, S., Brevis, W., Rubinato, M., Schellart, A., and Leandro, J. (2017)  A comparative study of manhole hydraulics using stereoscopic PIV and different RANS models, Water Science and Technology (1), 87-98, IWA
  38. Martins, R., Rubinato, M., Kesserwani, G., Leandro, J., Djordjević, S., and Shucksmith, J. (2018) On the Characteristics of Velocities Fields in the Vicinity of Manhole Inlet Grates During Flood Events, Water Resources Research, AGU, 54 (9), 6408-6422
  39. Bhola, P., Leandro, J., and Disse, M. (2018) Framework for Offline Flood Inundation Forecasts for Two-Dimensional Hydrodynamic Models, Geosciences, MDPI, 8 (9), 346
  40. Lopes, P., Leandro, J., and Carvalho, R. (2018) Numerical procedure for free-surface detection using a Volume-of-Fluid model, Journal of Hydro-environment Research, Elsevier 21 (10) ,43-51
  41. Bhola, P., Leandro, J., and Disse, M. (2018) Flood Inundation forecasts using validation data generated with the assistance of computer vision, Journal of Hydroinformatics-IWA, 21(2), 240-256.
  42. Carvalho, R., and Leandro, J.  (2019) Special Issue on Flow Studies in Hydraulic Structures: recent advances in experimental and numerical modelling (Editorial). Journal of Hydro-environment Research 23, 40-41
  43. Carvalho, R., Lopes, P., Leandro, J., and David, L. (2019) Numerical Research of Flows into Gullies with Different Outlet Locations, Water 11 (4), 794
  44. Chen, K., and Leandro, J. (2019) A conceptual time-varying flood resilience index for urban areas: Munich city, Water 11 (4), 830
  45. Beg, M., Carvalho, R., and Leandro, J. (2019) Effect of manhole molds and inlet alignment on the hydraulics of circular manhole at changing surcharge, Urban Water Journal, 16(1), 1-12
  46. Leandro, J., Gander, A., Beg, M., Bhola, P., Konnerth, I., Willems, W., and Disse, M. (2019) Forecasting upper and lower uncertainty bands of river flood discharges with high predictive skill, Journal of Hydrology, 576 (September), 749-763.
  47. Beg, M., Leandro, J., Bhola, P., Konnerth, I., Willems, W., Carvalho, R., and Disse, M. (2019) Discharge Interval method for uncertain flood forecasts using a flood model chain: City of Kulmbach, Journal of Hydroinformatics
  48. Bhola, P., Leandro, J., and Disse, M. (2019) Reducing uncertainties in flood inundation outputs of a two-dimensional hydrodynamic model by constraining roughness, Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences 19 (7), 1445-1457
  49. Disse, M., Johnson, T., Leandro, J., and Hartmann, T. (2020) Exploring the relation between flood risk management and flood resilience, Water Security, April
  50. Crotti, G., and Leandro, J., (2020) A 2D Real-Time Flood Forecast Framework Based on a Hybrid Historical and Synthetic Runoff Database, Water, 12 (1), 114
  51. Leandro, J., Chen, K., Wood, R., and Ludwig, R. (2020) A scalable flood-resilience-index for measuring climate change adaptation: Munich city, Water Research, 115502

52. Lin Q, Leandro J., Wu W, Bhola P. and Disse M (2020) Prediction of Maximum Flood Inundation Extents With Resilient Backpropagation Neural Network: Case Study of Kulmbach. Front. Earth Sci. 8:332. doi: 10.3389/feart.2020.00332