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Lab Group


  • Prof. Bryne T. Ngwenya, Principal Investigator
  • Ms. Yunfan Bao, MScR Candidate, 2017-2018
  • Mr. Justine Domingo, PhD Candidate, 2016-
  • Mr. Jamie Hunter, PhD Candidate, 2016-
  • Mr. Andrew Dobrzanski, PhD Candidate, 2015-
  • Mr. Gavin Sim, PhD Candidate, 2014-

Associate Members

  • Dr. Stephen Elphick, Senior Research Fellow in Experimental Geosciences; honorary fellow
  • Dr. Ian Butler, ECOSSE Research Fellow in Experimental Geosciences

Visiting Scientists

  • Dr. Qingling Meng, Lecturer, Jilin Jianzhu University (February 2017-January 2018)
  • Ms. Chiara Leonardi, PhD student, NUniversity of Catania (February 2016-August 2016)
  • Dr. Lilly Liang, Associate Professor, Wuhan University of Geosciences (March 2015-February 2016)
  • Dr. Muhua Feng, Associate Professor, Nanjing Institute of Geography & Limnology (October 2009-October 2010)

Former Associates

  • Dr. Adele Nyekachi, PhD Candidate, 2012-
  • Dr. Matthew Holloway, PhD Candidate, 2013-
  • Dr. Gbotemi Adendiran, PhD Candidate, 2011-2015, currently PDRA at Umea University
  • Dr. Nimisha Joshi, PhD Candidate, 2009-2013, currently PDRA in Manchester, Lloyd’s group
  • Dr. Hanna Kurlanda, Marie Curie PhD Candidate, 2009-2013
  • Dr. Derek Martin, CO2SOLSTOCK Postdoctoral Research Associate (2009-2012), now PDRA in Astrobiology in Physics
  • Mr. Kevin Dodds, CO2SOLSTOCK Experimental Officer (2009-2012), now with Helia-Photonics Ltd
  • Mrs. Julia Eighteen, CO2SOLSTOCK Project Administrator (2009-2012), now at SCCS, School of Engieering
  • Dr. Suyin Yang, Marie Curie Postdoctoral Research Associate (2009-2011), Now PDRA at Nagoya University, Japan
  • DR. Leon Kapetas (PhD, 2011), now Research Associate at TUDelft
  • Dr. Marisa Magennis (Research Associate), now PhD Candidate on Biological Physics, University of Edinburgh
  • Ms. Sally Goring (M.ScR, 2008), now consultant at MNV Consulting Ltd
  • Dr. Andrew Broadway (PhD 2008), Environmental Consultant at SEPA.
  • Dr. Damien Carson (PhD, 2008), Consultant at BMC Cordah
  • Dr. Zainuddin Yusoff (PhD 2008), Senior Lecturer, University Putra Malaysia.
  • Dr. Janette Tourney (PhD, 2008), Mining analyst at Reuters
  • Dr. Patricia Enot (PhD, 2006), Geotechnical Engineer.
  • Dr. Ira Ojala (PhD, 2004), Research Scientist at SINTEF Petroleum Research, Trondheim, Norway.
  • Dr. Emily Good (PhD, 2002), Forensic Scientist
  • Dr. Michael Kay (PhD, 2001), Secondary teacher

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