Principal Investigators


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Professor Sebastian Geiger

Professor Sebastian Geiger

Position

Energi Simulation Chair in Carbonate Reservoir Simulation

Education

2004: PhD in Computational Geology, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
2000: MSc in Hydrogeology, Oregon State University, U.S.A.
1996: Vordiplom in Geology and Mineralogy, University of Freiburg, Germany

Biography

Since 2017: Director of the Institute of Petroleum Engineering, Heriot-Watt University
Since 2012: Co-Director, International Centre for Carbonate Reservoirs (ICCR)
Since 2010: Foundation CMG (now Energi Simulation) Chair Heriot-Watt University
2015 – 2017: Director of Research for the Institute of Petroleum Engineering, Heriot-Watt University
2009 – 2010: ECOSSE Senior Lecturer, Heriot-Watt University
2006 – 2009: ECOSSE Lecturer, Heriot-Watt University
2006: Academic Visitor, Imperial College London
2004 – 2005: Postdoctoral Researcher, ETH Zürich
2001: Visiting fellow, Australia National University


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Professor Patrick Corbett

Professor Patrick Corbett

Position

BG Group Professor of Carbonate Petroleum Geoengineering

Education

2006: DSc in Petroleum Geoengineering, Heriot-Watt University, U.K.
1993: PhD in Petroleum Engineering, Heriot-Watt University, U.K.
1982: PGDip in Statistical Analysis of Geological Data, Kingston Polytechnic, U.K.
1978: MSc in Micropaleontology, University College London, U.K.
1977: BSc in Geology, Exeter University

Biography

Since 2012: BG Group Professor, Heriot-Watt University
1999 – 2012: Total Professor of Petroleum Geoengineering, Heriot-Watt University
2009 – 2012: Head of Energy Academy, Heriot-Watt University
2003 – 2008: Head of the Institute of Petroleum Engineering, Heriot-Watt University
1996 – 1999: Senior Lecturer (funded by Elf), Heriot-Watt University
1992 – 1996: Lecturer, Heriot-Watt University
1989 – 1992: Research Associate, Heriot-Watt University
1983 – 1989: Various roles as a geologist, Unocal Indonesia and Netherlands
1979 – 1983: Geologist, Union Oil U.K.
1978 – 1979: Mudlogging Geologist, Gearhart-Owen, UK


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Dr Florian Doster

Dr Florian Doster

Position

Associate Professor in Multiscale and Multiphysics Modelling

Education

2011: PhD in Computational Physics, University of Stuttgart, Germany
2006: MSc in Physics, University of Heidelberg, Germany

Biography

Since 2017: Associate Professor, Heriot-Watt University
2013 – 2017: Assistant Professor, Heriot-Watt University
2011 – 2013: Postdoctoral Research Associate Princeton University, NJ, USA (50%)
2011 – 2013: Post doctoral research associate, University of Bergen, Norway (50%)