Professor Rosalind Ann Archer

BE, MS, PhD

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Head of Department

Biography

Rosalind Archer joined the Engineering Science Department in 2002 as a lecturer. Previously she had been an Assistant Professor in the Petroleum Engineering Department at Texas A&M University. She has research interests in reservoir engineering in geothermal and petroleum reservoirs, gas hydrates and carbon dioxide sequestration.

Rosalind has served as Head of the Department of Engineering Science since 2013 and is also Director of the Geothermal Institute.

 

Qualifications

PhD in Petroleum Engineering and PhD minor in Geological and Environmental Science, Stanford University
MS in Petroleum Engineering, Stanford University
BE in Engineering Science, The University of Auckland

Research | Current

Research groups

Fluid Dynamics

Reservoir Engineering

Teaching | Current

ENERGY 722 - Energy Technology

GEOTHERM 785 - Geothermal and Reservoir Engineering

Postgraduate supervision

Main supervisor

Jongchan Kim
Thermo-hydro-mechanical geothermal modeling.

Angela Prieto
Systematic characterisation of geothermal reservoirs.

Bart van Campen - co-supervised with Assoc. Professor David Grinlinton
The use of reservoir modelling for geothermal reserves valuation and licensing.

Pengliang Yu

Mohammed Dabbour

Distinctions/Honours

Fellow - Engineering New Zealand

Distinguished Member - Society of Petroleum Engineers

Responsibilities

Administration

  • Head of Department, Department of Engineering Science
  • Director, Geothermal Institute

Committees/Professional groups/Services

  • Engineering New Zealand
  • Institute of Directors
  • Society of Petroleum Engineers
  • NZ Geothermal Association
  • American Association of Petroleum Geologists
  • Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Archer, R. (2014). An exploration of porosity-permeability relationships in 3D fracture network using the Lattice-Boltzmann method. Paper presented at 14th European Conference on the Mathematics of Oil Recovery, Catania, Sicily. 8 September - 11 September 2014. 14th European Conference on the Mathematics of Oil Recovery 2014 (ECMOR XIV). (pp. undefined).
  • Archer, R., Abraham, L., Pecher, I., & Fohrmann, M. (2014). Modelling gas hydrate production potential in the Hikurangi margin. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, 57 (1), 102-105. 10.1080/00288306.2013.854813
  • Archer, R., Abraham, L., Pecher, I., & Fohrmann, M. (2014). Modelling gas hydrate production potential in the Hikurangi margin. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, 57 (1), 102-105. 10.1080/00288306.2013.854813
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Ingo Pecher
  • Gao, J., Du, P., O'Grady G, Archer, R., Farrugia, G., Gibbons, S. J., & Cheng, L. K. (2013). Numerical metrics for automated quantification of interstitial cell of Cajal network structural properties. J R Soc Interface, 10 (86)10.1098/rsif.2013.0421
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Greg O'Grady, Leo Cheng, Peng Du
  • Dempsey, D. E., Archer, R. A., Ellis, S. M., & Rowland, J. V. (2013). Hydrological effects of dip-slip fault rupture on a hydrothermal plume. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SOLID EARTH, 118 (1), 195-211. 10.1029/2012JB009395
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Julie Rowland, David Dempsey
  • Dempsey, D. E., Simmons, S. F., Archer, R. A., & Rowland, J. V. (2012). Delineation of catchment zones of geothermal systems in large-scale rifted settings. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SOLID EARTH, 11710.1029/2012JB009515
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Julie Rowland, David Dempsey
  • Dempsey, D. E., Ellis, S. M., Rowland, J. V., & Archer, R. A. (2012). The role of frictional plasticity in the evolution of normal fault systems. Journal of Structural Geology, 39, 122-137. 10.1016/j.jsg.2012.03.001
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Julie Rowland, David Dempsey
  • Dempsey, D. E., Rowland, J. V., Zyvoloski, G. A., & Archer, R. A. (2012). Modeling the effects of silica deposition and fault rupture on natural geothermal systems. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 117 (5).10.1029/2012JB009218
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Julie Rowland, David Dempsey

Contact details

Alternative contact

Angela Asekona, a.asekona@auckland.ac.nz - Group Services Coordinator, Department of Engineering Science

Office hours

Office hours vary - and are advertised outside my office door.  Email Angela Asekona for an appointment.

Primary office location

UNISERVICES HOUSE - Bldg 439
70 SYMONDS ST
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand

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