Imperial College London


Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Senior Research Fellow



+44 (0)20 7594 5973g.fowler




413Skempton BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





Dr Geoff Fowler is laboratory manager for the Environmental and Water Resources Engineering section. He joined CECWM in 1990 as a research student, completing a PhD entitled "The thermal conversion of contaminated soils in carbonaceous adsorbents". He then spent four years as a research associate within the Centre studying the fundamental chemistry of waste-binder interactions in stabilisation-solidification systems technologies, and more recently investigating regeneration behaviour of water treatment activated carbons. His current research interests include contaminated land, particularly the application of Simultaneous Thermal Analysis - Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (STA-FTIR) to investigate the organic pollution of contaminated soils. 

Geoff is also a member of the United Kingdom Environmental Law Association and the Society of Chemical Industry, being actively involved as the Honorary Secretary of the SCI Environment and Water Group Committee.



Krueger BC, Fowler GD, Templeton MR, et al., 2021, Faecal sludge pyrolysis: understanding the relationships between organic composition and thermal decomposition, Journal of Environmental Management, Vol:298, ISSN:0301-4797, Pages:1-13

Larasati A, Fowler GD, Graham NJD, 2021, Extending granular activated carbon (GAC) bed life: A column study of in-situ chemical regeneration of pesticide loaded activated carbon for water treatment., Chemosphere, Vol:286, ISSN:0045-6535, Pages:1-10

Larasati A, Fowler GD, Graham NJD, 2021, Insights into chemical regeneration of activated carbon for water treatment, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, Vol:9, ISSN:2213-3437

Krueger BC, Fowler GD, Templeton MR, 2021, Critical analytical parameters for faecal sludge characterisation informing the application of thermal treatment processes, Journal of Environmental Management, Vol:280, ISSN:0301-4797

Bowles AJ, Fowler GD, O'Sullivan C, et al., 2020, Sustainable rubber recycling from waste tyres by waterjet: A novel mechanistic and practical analysis, Sustainable Materials and Technologies, Vol:25, ISSN:2214-9937, Pages:1-15

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