Prof Adrian Christopher Todd

1969: Graduated BTech and PhD in in Chemical Engineering from Loughboriugh University.PhD on the topic of the strength of powders.
1969-1972: Research Scientist, Shell Research.
October 1972: Joined Heriot-Watt University as lecturer in Chemical engineering.
September 1975: One of the founding member of the Department of Petroleum Engineering. MSc and Short course teaching module on Reservoir Engineering.
1979: Started research in PVT re. CO2 EOR, funded by UK Dept. of Energy, 1st grant of their Advisory Committee on Enhanced Oil Recovery.
1979: Started research on Formation Damage re. Water Injection, funded by SERC Marine Technolgy.
1980: Started Oilfield scale research funded by SERC. Early 1980's initiated the concept of joint industry research projects which was somewhat novel at the time.
1986: With Prof. Ali Danesh started research in gas hydrates. All except one of these research themes have maintained continuous industry support up to the present time in the context of the current technical challenges.
1990: Appointed Professor of Petroleum Engineering.
1991-1996: Head of Department of Petroleum Engineering.
2005: awarded SRDG grant by Scottish Funding Council to establish Scottish Centre for Carbon Storage research. In partnership with School of GeoSciences University of Edinburgh and British Geological Survey.
2007: Awarded Fellow of Royal Society of Edinburgh

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