Professor Rosalind Archer
BE, MS, PhD
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. Rosalind holds the Mighty River Power Chair in Geothermal Reservoir Engineering.
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
Teaching | Current
ENERGY 722 - Energy Technology
GEOTHERM 785 - Geothermal and Reservoir Engineering
Laith Hermez - supervised with Professor David Williams, School of Chemistry
Jongchan Kim - supervised with Professor Peter Malin, IESE
Thermo-hydro-mechanical geothermal modeling.
Systematic characterisation of geothermal reservoirs.
Bart van Campen - supervised with Assoc. Professor David Grinlinton
The use of reservoir modelling for geothermal reserves valuation and licensing.
Ariel Vidal - supervised with Professor Mike O'Sullivan
Geostatistical models in well testing analysis for geothermal reservoirs, a data uncertainty approach.
Charlie Zhang - supervised with Dr Sadiq Zarrouk
Enhanced coalbed methane (ECBM) recovery using gas injection.
Jem Austria - supervised with Professor Mike O'Sullivan
Dual porosity numerical models of geothermal reservoirs.
Emily Clearwater - supervised with Professor Mike O'Sullivan
Interaction between the deep and shallow zones in geothermal systems.
Jerry Gao - supervised with Associate Professor Leo Cheng, Auckland Bioengineering Institute
Wesley Koros - supervised with Professor Mike O'Sullivan
- Head of Department, Department of Engineering Science
- Director, Geothermal Institute
- Society of Petroleum Engineers
- American Association of Petroleum Geologists
- Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics
- Insitute of Professional Engineers NZ (Graduate Member)
Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)
- Archer, R. A. (2014). An Exploration of Porosity-permeability Relationships in 3D Fracture Networks Using the Lattice-Boltzmann Method. Paper presented at European Conference on the Mathematics of Oil Recovery, Catania, Sicily. 8 September - 11 September 2014.
- 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.
- 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
- 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
- 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, 117,10.1029/2012JB009515
- Dempsey, D. E., Archer, R. A., Ellis, S. M., & Rowland, J. V. (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
- Dempsey, D., Ellis, S., Archer, R. A., & Rowland, J. R. (2012). The energetics of normal earthquakes on dip-slip faults. Geology, 40 (3), 279-282. 10.1130/G32643.1