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Andrew Curtis

Income and Donations

Funding Secured for the School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh

The following are the total incomes to the School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh, from grants/awards that I have helped to secure. Where not stated otherwise, I am the Principal Investigator (PI):

  • 2023: £600K to fund the Edinburgh Imaging Project, focussed on wave theory, imaging and monitoring. (PI: Curtis)
  • 2023: £32K to fund research into using fibre optic arrays to monitor subsurface CO2 storage reservoirs. (PI: Curtis)
  • 2021: £travel expenses to join New Zealand based research project SALSA (Spreading Along the Southern Alpine Fault). [Marsden Fund] (PI: Townend)
  • 2021: £82K to fund research scoping strategic business alignment between the University and a multi-national corporation, to support their move to net Zero carbon emissions. [EPSRC Partnership Fund] (PI: Curtis)
  • 2019: £640K to fund the Edinburgh Imaging Project, focussed on wave theory, imaging and monitoring. (PI: Curtis)
  • 2018: £350K to buy a pre-clinical medical ultrasound scanner to be hosted in the Centre for Cardiovascular Science. Medical Research Council (PI: Moran)
  • 2017: £280K to fund research on full waveform inversion. Total plc. (PI: Curtis)
  • 2016: £41.5K Wellcome Trust Institutional Strategic Support Fund, for postdoc between Geophysical and medical imaging (PI: Curtis).
  • 2016: £633K EPSRC project on non-destructive testing, to fund staff, postdoc and student; other than me, all based at the University of Stratchclyde. (PI: Mulholland)
  • 2016: £3K Academic Networking Fund (EPSRC): funding two internal cross-disciplinary workshops (PI: de Ridder).
  • 2015: £33K to fund PhD on UKArray seismology (PI: Curtis).
  • 2015: £670K to University of Edinburgh, £100K for my part (£3M overall) in EU project. (Edinburgh PI: McDermott)
  • 2015: £800K to fund the Edinburgh Interferometry Project, focussed on wave theory, imaging and monitoring. (PI: Curtis)
  • 2014: £16.7K to fund work on North Sea seismic attenuation mystery. Carnegie Fund (PI: Nick Rawlinson, Aberdeen)
  • 2014: ¤531K to Edinburgh over 4 years (¤3.5M overall) – “WAVES” EU Innovative Training Network. (Edinburgh PI – Curtis. Overall PI – Lapo Boschi at Univ. Pierre et Marie Currie)
  • 2014: £385K over 3 years – Industrially-funded postdoctoral project on expert elicitation, human bias and decision making (PI: Curtis)
  • 2013: £310K capital funding – Computing facility for massive real-time data assimilation in environmental science. (PI: I. Main. Co-I’s: A. Curtis, S. Tett, A. Bell, M. Atkinson, M. Mineter)
  • 2013: £562K capital funding to establish UKArray, a new network of 40 broadband seismometers to be installed across the UK for a range of industrial monitoring, crustal, lithospheric and global applications. (PI: B. Baptie at BGS. Co-I’s: A. Curtis, M. Kendall, R. England, J. Ludden)
  • 2013: £7.5M over 9 years – Member (minor) of 5-person bid writing team for successful NERC Doctoral Training Program proposal. (PI: Pete Nienow. Chair: Kate Heal)
  • 2013: £169K over 4 years – Industrially-funded PhD project on nonlinear inverse theory and super-resolution (PI: Curtis)
  • 2011: £1M over 4 years – Industrially-funded consortium project on interferometry and imaging (PI: Curtis)
  • 2011: £29.3K over 3 years – Half-funded studentship on interferometry with the British Geological survey (PI: Curtis)
  • 2010: £266K over 5 years – industrial sponsorship of the Total Chair of Mathematical Geoscience (PI: Curtis)
  • 2009: £3.2K over 1 years – small project grant to set up Herding Laboratory (PI: Curtis)
  • 2007: £2.2M over 2 years – CASSEM project, Haszeldine P.I.; I was co-PI and raised funding for 2 of the postdocs, totalling £460K
  • 2007: £96K over 3 years – Total-funded Ph. D. studentship (Mohammad Sharaeeni) (PI: Curtis)
  • 2007: £62K (est.) over 3 years – Open CASE NERC Ph. D. studentship (Simon King) (PI: Curtis)
  • 2007: £315K over 3 years – Postdoctoral Fellow sponsored at FEC by Industrial Sponsor (PI: Curtis)
  • 2007: £18K capital equipment funding – for a secure computing environment for industrial data, sponsored by ECOSSE
  • 2006: £153K over 2.5 years – Postdoctoral Fellow sponsored by the DTI’s Knowledge Transfer Partnership scheme (University PI: Curtis)
  • 2006: £30K over 5 years – WesternGeco scholarships for top 3rd and 4th year Geophysics undergraduates (PI: Curtis)
  • 2005: £62K over 3 years – Industrial CASE NERC Ph. D. studentship (Thomas Guest) (PI: Curtis)
  • 2005: £25.5K over 3 years – Half-funded Ph. D. studentship from the British Geological Survey (Heather Nicholson) (PI: Curtis)
  • 2004: £62K over 3 years (at 2006 rates) – Industrial CASE NERC Ph. D. studentship (David Halliday) (PI: Curtis)
  • 2002: £62K over 3 years (at 2006 rates) – Industrial CASE NERC Ph. D. studentship (David Price) (PI: Curtis)
  • 2001: £62K over 3 years (at 2006 rates) – Industrial CASE NERC Ph. D. studentship (Jon Hill) (PI: Curtis)
  • 2001: £14K over 3 years (at 2006 rates) – Marie Curie sponsored Ph. D. studentship (Dirk-Jan van Manen) (Co-I: Curtis. PI: Johan Robertsson, WesternGeco)

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