Imperial College London


Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Earth Science & Engineering

Reader in Geotectonics



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2.51Royal School of MinesSouth Kensington Campus





  • Honourable Mention for Best Poster Paper Presented at SEG 2010 Annual MeetingPaper by Grace Cairns (PhD student), H. Jackubowicz, L. Lonergan, A. Muggeridge 'Issues regarding the use of time-lapse seismic survesy to monitor CO2 sequestration', Society of Exploration Geophysics, 2011
  • Elsie Widdowson Fellowship, Imperial College London, 2005
  • AAPG Distinguished Lecturer, 2002
  • Lyell Fund, Geological Society of London, 2001
  • President's Award, Geological Society of London, 1997
  • Royal Society University Research Fellow, 1996
  • 1851 Royal Commission Overseas Scholarship (for postgraduate research 1988-91), 1988

External Positions

  • Mentor for Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Research Fellow at Bristol University, Royal Society Mentoring Scheme, Royal Society, 2019
  • International Assessor, Tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in Basin Studies, Aarhus University, Denmark; Nov 2015, Aarhus University Denmark, 2015 - 2017
  • C-Convenor, Co-Convenor of Geological Society of London Conference: Deep-water Depositional Systems: Advances and Applications; 25-27 January 2017, Geological Society of London, 2015 - 2017
  • Reviewer, Discipline Reviewfor Geology in University College Cork, as part of University 5 year review of quality of research; Spring 2015, University College Cork, 2015 - 2017
  • Member, NERC assessment panel for Advanced Training: Short Courses Awards, NERC, 2015
  • member, Royal Society selection panel for the Newton International Fellowships, Royal Society, 2011 - 2013
  • Convenor Geological Society of London Conference on Fractured Reservoirs, November 2004, 2003 - 2004
  • Co-Convenor; Geological Society of London Conference on Coping with Climate Change, March 2003
  • Member 2001-2004, Geological Society of London, Petroleum Group Committee
  • Member 2002-2004, Geological Society of London, Publications Management Committee
  • Member of GEOLOGY editorial board (2004-2007)

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Member, American Association of Petroleum Geologists
  • Fellow, Geological Society of London
  • American Geophysical Union, Member