Ardith D. Bravenec. PhD Thesis: Water in the early solar system: a study of terrestrial, lunar and Martian mantle melting. 2016-
Sally Law. PhD thesis: Evolution of basalts in the Taupo Volcanic Zone, New Zealand. 2016-
Annemiek C. Waajen. PhD thesis (Primary Supervisor Charles Cockell): The potential of recalcitrant organics as a microbial energy and carbon source. 2018-
Philippe B.R. Reekie. PhD thesis (Primary Supervisor Charles Cockell): microbial entombment in planetary salt minerals, and the search for life in our solar system. 2018-
2007-2011 Shigeto Hirai PhD thesis: Investigation of CaIr1-xPtxO3 and CaIr0.5Rh0.5O3: Structural properties, physical properties and stabilising conditions for post-perovskite oxides. click here for thesis
2012-2016 Mark Thacker PhD thesis (School of History, Classics and Archaeology): Constructing lordship in North Atlantic Europe: the archaeology of masonry mortars in the medieval and later buildings of the Scottish North Atlantic. click here for thesis. Mark used high temperature equipment within the lab to replicate manufacturing processes in medieval buildings in Scotland.
2016-2020: Juergen Schleppi PhD in Space Resources, Sustainability and Renewable Energy at Heriot-Watt University. Juergen used high temperature furnaces within the lab to synthesis high-quality glasses, as engineering materials, from lunar simulants.