Thesis: Geomechanical Characterization and Reservoir Simulation of a CO2 Sequestration Project in a Mature Oil Field, Teapot Dome, WY
Current Employer/position: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory/ Research Scientist
Thesis: Carbon Dioxide Sequestration and Enhanced Coalbed Methane Recovery in Unmineable Coalbeds of the Powder River Basin, Wyoming
Current Employer: Consultant and full time Mum to two gorgeous girls
Thesis: Production-Induced Reservoir Compaction, Permeability Loss and Land Surface Subsidence. Ph.D. in 2004.
Current Employee/Position: Geomechanicist for Shell's deepwater assets
in the Gulf of Mexico. My research interests focus mainly on the
integration of structural geology, rock physics, geomechanics and their
impacts on field development plans and daily operations.
Thesis: Rock Strength Under True Triaxial loading, Seismotectonics of Northern South America and Geomechanics and Coal Bed Methane Production in the Powder River Basin.
Thesis: Impact of Deglaciation on Stress and Implications for Seismicity and Hydrocarbon Exploration
Employer/Position: Swiss Reinsurance Company/ Head of the Earthquake team within the Natural Catastrophe unit of Swiss Re. I am responsible for overseeing the underwriting tools the company uses to assess earthquake risks for treaty and single risk businesses, supporting the development of non-traditional risk transfer instruments, as well as providing expert advice in all aspects related to geological hazards.
Thesis: Geomechanical analysis applied to geological carbon dioxide sequestration, induced seismicity in deep mines, and detection or stress-induced velocity anisotropy in sub-salt environments
Current employer/position: Shell/Research Petrohphysicist