Fluvial Research Group


The Fluvial, Eolian & Shallow-Marine Research Group comprises Leeds-based workers, externally-based Associates, research students and other collaborators. We also enjoy links with other groups from across the world.

FRG-ERG-SMRG Members: Academic & Related

Prof Nigel Mountney (Principal Investigator)
Dr Luca Colombera (Co-Investigator)
Dr Manoela Bettarel Bállico (based at UFRGS, Brazil)
Dr Giorgio Basilici (University of Campinas, Brazil)
Prof Bernard Besly (Besly Earth Science Ltd)
Soma Budai
Dr Jonathan Carrivick
Dr Rob Chapman
Dr Richard Collier
Prof John Collinson (John Collinson Consulting Ltd)
Dr Grace Cosgrove
Dr Patrick Dal Bó (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Dr Rob. Dorrell
Prof Quentin Fisher

Dr Shahid Ghazi (University of Punjab)
Samantha Haynes
Prof John Holbrook (Co-Investigator, TCU University, Texas)
Prof Bill McCaffrey (Co-Investigator)
Dr Giacomo Medici
Dr Marco Patacci (Administrator)
Prof Douglas Paton
Prof Jeff Peakall
Dr Maurício Santos (University of São Paulo, Brazil)
Prof Claiton Scherer
(UFRGS, Brazil)
Dr Marcus Soares (University of Campinas, Brazil)
Dr Rachael Spraggs
(CiPEG Business Development Director)
Dr Jared West
Dr Ru Wang
Dr Na Yan
Dr Junfeng Zhao (Northwest University, China)

Current PhD Researchers

Bassam Alshammari
Oscar Arevalo
Laura Bührig
Simon Jackson
Jose Montero
Dave Somerville

External Collaborators

Prof Alessandro Amorosi (University of Bologna, Italy)
Dr Steven Banham (Imperial College, London)
Elisabetta Bosi (University of Bologna, Italy)
Dr Sonia Campos-Soto (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)
Shuo Cao (China University of Geosciences, Beijing)
Prof Nigel Cassidy (University of Birmingham)
Dr Marina Coronel (University of La Plata, Argentina)
Dr Marta Cosma (University of Padova, Italy)
Dr Robert Duller (University of Liverpool)
Dr Masimilliano Ghinassi (University of Padova, Italy)
Victor Hême de Lacotte (University of Lyon, France)
Dr Jiaguang Li (China University of Geosciences, Wuhan)
Dr Wei Li (China University of Petroleum, Beijing)
Dr Giacomo Medici (Morwick G360 Groundwater Research Institute)
Prof Jungang Pang (Xian Shiyou University, China)
Dr Marion Parquer (University of Ottawa, Canada)
Dr Juan Pedro Rodríguez-López (Madrid, Spain)
Dr Hollie Romain (Shell)
Prof Andy Russell (University of Newcastle)
Dr Gonzalo Veiga (University of La Plata, Argentina)
Dr Jo Venus (Shell)
Dr Oliver Wakefield (BGS, Keyworth)
Yue Zhang (China University of Petroleum, Beijing China) 

Former Research Students Moving On

Mahmud Alkathery (2016, Leeds; now at Saudi Aramco)
Mohammed Al-Masrahy (2016, Leeds; now at Saudi Aramco)  
Manoela Bállico (2016, UFRGS; now lecturer at UFRGS)
Steven Banham (2013, Leeds; now at Imperial College, London)
Catherine Burns (2017, Leeds, now PDRA Japan)
Chris Banks (2005, Keele Uni; now at Schlumberger)
Stephen Cain (2010, Keele Uni; now at Luk Oil)
Luca Colombera (2013, Leeds; now PDRA with FRG-ERG)
Grace Cosgrove (2019, Leeds; now research Fellow with FRG-ERG, Leeds)
Robert Duller (2007, Keele Uni; now at Uni of Liverpool)
Heero Abdullah (2018, Leeds; now at Charmo University, Kurdistan Region, Iraq)
Shahid Ghazi (2009, Leeds; now at Uni of Punjab, Lahore)
Alison Jagger (2003, Keele Uni; now at Tullow Oil)
Oliver Jordan (2006, Keele Uni; now at Statoil)
Giacomo Medici (2017, Leeds; now PDRA at University of Washington State, USA)
Hollie Romain (2014, Leeds; now at Shell)
Lucy Rushmer (2004, Keele Uni)
Catherine Russell (2017, Leeds; now University of Leicester)
Michelle Shiers (2016, Leeds; now PDRA at CASP, University of Cambridge)
Roman Soltan (2019, Leeds; now research Assistant in the Sedimentology Group at Leeds)
Jen Stuart (2015, Leeds; now at Shell)
Joanne Venus (2012, Leeds; now at Shell)
Oliver Wakefield (2011, Keele Uni; now at BGS Keyworth)
Ru Wang (2020, Leeds)