Researcher

Professor Klaus Regenauer-Lieb

Field of Research (FoR)

Biography

I joined UNSW as Head of School of Petroleum Engineering in 2014.  After my base degree in Geophysics in Kiel, Germany,  I enjoyed a multidisciplinary  international career with a first a PhD in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics from the Geothermal Institute  in Auckland, NZ; a second PhD (Habiliation) in geophysics and geodynamics from the Universities of Mainz, followed by employment in  the Supercomputer Institute, University of Minnesota,...view more

I joined UNSW as Head of School of Petroleum Engineering in 2014.  After my base degree in Geophysics in Kiel, Germany,  I enjoyed a multidisciplinary  international career with a first a PhD in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics from the Geothermal Institute  in Auckland, NZ; a second PhD (Habiliation) in geophysics and geodynamics from the Universities of Mainz, followed by employment in  the Supercomputer Institute, University of Minnesota, the Swiss ETH Zurich, CSIRO, a Professor and Chair of Geophysics and Geodynamics in Mainz, Germany and a move to Australia in 2006 as a “Premier's Fellow"  at the Universtity of Western Australia and CSIRO and Director of the Western Australian Geothermal Centre of Excellence. At UNSW I am currently teaching following courses: PRTL4040 - Petroleum Research Thesis A and PTRL and 4041 Petroleum Research Thesis B.

Research:

  • Computational geodynamics
  • Continuum Mechanics
  • Fluid Dynamics
  • Geomechanics
  • Multiscale System Dynamics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Applied Mathematics

Patents: 

  • International, PCT/AU2010/00104, “A Subsurface Stirring Protocol”; Inventors: Guy Metcalfe, Dan Lester, Alison Ord, Klaus Regenauer-Lieb 
  • International, PCT/AU2011/00768 “A Desalination Plant”; Inventors: Hui Tong Chua, Xiaolin Wang, Klaus Regenauer-Lieb
 

 

 

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Location

Room 245 TETB

Contact

+61 (2) 9385 8005
+61 (2) 9385 5936