Imperial College London


Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Earth Science & Engineering

Chair in Petroleum Engineering



+44 (0)20 7594 7379a.muggeridge Website




4.51Royal School of MinesSouth Kensington Campus






  • TOTAL Professor in Reservoir Physics and EOR, Imperial College, 2011-
  • Reader in Reservoir Physics, Imperial College, 2010-2001
  • Senior Lecturer in Petroleum Engineering, Imperial College  2002-2010
  • Governors' Lecturer in Petroleum Engineering, Imperial College  1995-2002
  • Software Consultant, SSI(UK) Ltd.  1991-1995
  • Research Reservoir Engineer, BP Research Centre, Sunbury  1986-1991
  • D.Phil., Atmospheric Physics, Oxford  1983-1986
  • B.Sc. (Hons), Physics, Imperial College  1980-1983

Recent Measures of Esteem

Other Significant Activities

Imperial College Faculty of Engineering Ambassador for Women

Departmental Athena SWAN coordinator.

Reviewer for Transport in Porous Media, SPEJ, Experiments in Fluids,

Expert reviewer for Norwegian Research Council and King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals

External examiner for MSc Oil and Gas, University of Aberdeen


Improving oil recovery in oil and gas reservoirs through the development of better recovery processes, better understanding of the impact of geological heterogeneity and uncertainty and better numerical modelling of those processes.  My research uses a combination of experimental, mathematical and numerical approaches.



Maes J, Muggeridge AH, Jackson MD, et al., 2017, Scaling analysis of the In-Situ Upgrading of heavy oil and oil shale, Fuel, Vol:195, ISSN:0016-2361, Pages:299-313

Obidi O, Muggeridge AH, Vesovic V, 2017, Analytical solution for compositional profile driven by gravitational segregation and diffusion, Physical Review E, Vol:95, ISSN:2470-0045


Xiao D, fang F, pain C, et al., Non-intrusive Reduced Order Modelling of Waterflooding in Geologically Heterogeneous Reservoirs, ECMOR XV - 15th European Conference on the Mathematics of Oil Recovery

Al Rabaani A, Blunt M, Muggeridge A, Calculation of a Critical Steam Injection Rate for Thermally-Assisted Gas-Oil Gravity Drainage, SPE IOR Symposium

Lei Q, Xie Z, Pavlidis D, et al., The shape and motion of gas bubbles in a liquid flowing through a thin annulus, 70th Annual Meeting of American Physical Society Division of Fluid Dynamics, American Physical Society, ISSN:0003-0503

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