Carbon Capture and Utilization

Prof James Anderson
Surface chemistry and catalysis; Carbon capture; Rock-fluid interactions

Dr Euan Bain
Direct carbon fuel cells; Carbon capture and storage; Corrosion; PEM fuel cells; Biofuel separations

Dr Marcus Campbell Bannerman
Simulations of complex (porous) flows; Molecular dynamics

Dr Jun Cheng
Electrochemistry; Catalysis; Modelling processes involved in energy conversion and storage; Electron/proton transfer

Dr Angel Cuesta Ciscar
Fuel-cells electrocatalysis; Water electrolysis Electroreduction of CO2

Prof Iain Gibson
Ceramic synthesis and characterisation for applications as functional materials, including medical, electronic and environmental applications; nanoscale materials; ceramic processing and manufacture

Prof Fred Glasser
Cements for severe environments; Radioactive and hazardous waste immobilisation; Conversion of carbon dioxide to useful products

Dr Mohammed Imbabi
CO2 hydrates; Useful construction products from sequestered CO2

Dr Guillaume Jauffret
CO2 capture and sequestration as useful products

Prof Jan Skakle
Synthesis and characterisation of materials for: carbon capture, solid oxide fuel cells and waste remediation

Dr David Vega-Maza
CO2-mixture thermophysical properties; Surface-fluid interactions; Sensors; Public engagement

 

 

CO2 Transportation

Dr Alfred Akisanya
Structural analysis and corrosion studies of CCS pipelines; Structural integrity and asset management; HPHT materials test facilities

Dr Euan Bain
Direct carbon fuel cells; Carbon capture and storage; Corrosion; PEM fuel cells; Biofuel separations

Dr Peter Hicks
LNG tankers; Solid-fluid interactions

Dr David Vega-Maza
CO2-mixture thermophysical properties; Surface-fluid interactions; Sensors; Public engagement

 

 

Storage and Injection

Dr Lateef Akanji
Hydraulic fracturing; Production optimisation; Drilling fluid characterisation

Dr Euan Bain
Direct carbon fuel cells; Carbon capture and storage; Corrosion; PEM fuel cells; Biofuel separations

Dr Clare Bond
CO2 storage; Fracturing/unconventional resources; Fluid flow; Uncertainty assessment; Structural modelling

Dr Stephen Bowden
Petroleum geology; Organic geochemistry; Geology

Dr Marcus Campbell Bannerman
Simulations of complex (porous) flows; Molecular dynamicsk

Dr David Cornwell
Tectonics; Seismology; Rifting; Geophysics; Magmatism

Dr Jefferson Gomes
Modelling and simulation of multiphase flow in porous media; Self-adaptive computational methods

Dr Enrique Gomez-Rivas
Structural geology; Geofluids; Petroleum geosciences; Rock physics; Faults

Dr Astley Hastings
Renewable energy systems; Bioenergy; 2nd generation bioenergy crops; End user demand

Prof John Howell
Petroleum geology; Geology; Sedimentalogy; Reservoir simulators

Prof David Macdonald
Tectonics; Sedimentology; Stratigraphy; Reservoir geology; Petroleum systems

Prof Dubravka Pokrajac
Environmental hydraulic engineering; Porous media flows; 3D-microscope (MicroCT scanner); Digital pore networks; Multiphase fluid

Dr Amer Syed
Viscoelastic behaviour of aqueous polymeric solutions; Thermoporoelasticity of igneous and sedimentary rocks; Stress dependent permeability in soft rocks (eg. coal,shale); Adsorption in porous media

Dr Yukie Tanino
EOR; Corefloods; Multiphase flow in porous media; Instability and turbulent mixing in stratified pipe flow; Contaminant transport in artificial wetlands

Dr David Vega-Maza
CO2-mixture thermophysical properties; Surface-fluid interactions; Sensors; Public engagement

Prof Andy Welch
Use of medical imaging technology to study reactive transport in porous and fractured rocks

 

 

Environmental Impact and Measurement, Monitoring and Verification

Prof Liz Baggs
Renewable energy, links with environment and food security

Dr Euan Bain
Direct carbon fuel cells; Carbon capture and storage; Corrosion; PEM fuel cells; Biofuel separations

Dr Clare Bond
CO2 storage; Fracturing/unconventional resources; Fluid flow; Uncertainty assessment; Structural modelling

Dr Stephen Bowden
Petroleum geology; Organic geochemistry; Geology

Dr David Cornwell
Tectonics; Seismology; Rifting; Geophysics; Magmatism

Dr Jefferson Gomes
Modelling and simulation of multiphase flow in porous media; Self-adaptive computational methods

Dr Astley Hastings
Renewable energy systems; Bioenergy; 2nd generation bioenergy crops; End user demand

Dr David Hendry
Electromagnetics for sensing; Sensor electronics

Prof John Howell
Petroleum geology; Geology; Sedimentalogy; Reservoir simulators

Dr Daniel Mayor
Environmental impact; Contamination; CCS; Biology; Acidification

Prof Nick Rawlinson
Seismic tomography; Earthquakes; Geophysical inverse problems; Plate tectonics; Continental accretion; Seismic interferometry

Prof Pete Smith
Greenhouse gas mitigation potential; Fossil fuel offsets; Bioenergy (including BECCS) - environmental impact

Dr Amer Syed
Viscoelastic behaviour of aqueous polymeric solutions; Thermoporoelasticity of igneous and sedimentary rocks; Stress dependent permeability in soft rocks (eg. coal,shale); Adsorption in porous media

Dr Yukie Tanino
EOR; Corefloods; Multiphase flow in porous media; Instability and turbulent mixing in stratified pipe flow; Contaminant transport in artificial wetlands

Dr David Vega-Maza
CO2-mixture thermophysical properties; Surface-fluid interactions; Sensors; Public engagement

 

 

CCS Economics

Dr Sola Kasim
CCS value chain economics; Climate change mitigation economics; Natural resources and petroleum economics; Energy in development

Prof Alec Kemp
Petroleum economics; Integrated returns to investment in CO2 capture, transportation and storage; Economics of CO2-EOR in UKCS

Prof Euan Phimister
Economic modelling of energy networks; Energy access and energy poverty; Economics of CCS; Economic and econometric modelling

 

 

Regulatory Framework

Mr Greg Gordon
Oil & gas contracting; Licensing regimes; Challenges of the maturing province; Access to offshore infrastructure; Offshore health & safety

Prof John Paterson
Upstream oil and gas law and regulation

Dr Aylwin Pillai
Environmental regulation; Nature conservation; Renewable energy

 

 

Property Rights

Prof Roderick Paisley
Onshore and offshore land law

 

 

CCS Social Impact and Public Engagement

Dr Arnar Arnason
Relations to and perceptions of landscape and environment

Dr David Vega-Maza
CO2-mixture thermophysical properties; Surface-fluid interactions; Sensors; Public engagement