Energy, Environment & Sustainability Staff
Research staff in the IDEAS Energy, Environment and Sustainability theme:
Research Fellow in Cyanobacterial Research
Morgan Adams is a Research Fellow working on an collaborative EPSRC project to design and develop photocatalytic reactor units in conjunction with St Andrews University and the California Institute of Technology.
Dr Ghazi Droubi is a lecturer in Mechanical Enginnering
Research with emphasis on cyanobacterial toxins, and their occurrence and fate in the environment.
Dr. Nadimul H Faisal is a Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering.
Carlos is a Lecturer in the School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences. He is a member of the IDEAS Research Institute as part of the Energy, Environment and Sustainability group
Dr Wai-Keung Fung is a Lecturer in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Dr. Hossain’s interests include advanced combustion modelling, CFD modelling of multi-phase flows in oil and gas, turbulence-device interaction in tidal stream and fuel cell.
Dr Sheikh Islam is a lecturer in the School of Engineering
Dr. Draco Iyi is a lecturer and researcher at the RGU School of Engineering.
Prof. Lawton has a specific interest in natural toxins produced in water by cyanobacteria.
Dr Yang Liu is a lecturer at the School of Engineering whose research interests include percussive drilling, drill-string dynamics & control, capsule dynamics & control, control of coexisting attractors, rock characteristics identification and control of underactuated mechanical systems.
Cathy's main research interests lie within the field of environmental chemistry, specifically photochemistry and within this coatings and reactor development
Dr Craig Mckenzie is an analytical scientist whose research interests have focused upon the development of fully validated analytical methodologies for the detection of a wide range of environmental contaminants, illicit drugs and their metabolites, and pharmaceutical products in complex environmental and forensic matrices.
A Research Fellow under Linda Lawton's 'Water for All' project.
Dr James Njuguna is a Reader in Composite Materials and Structures at Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen. He has has a long-standing interest and extensive research experience in composite materials (and nanomaterials) for structural applications primarily focusing on transport lightweight structures and more recently into Oil and Gas sector.
Dr Officer is a lecturer at the School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, and has recently been leading a project in collaboration with the James Hutton Institute on the development of a novel environmental tracer.
Dr Oluyemi's research covers oilfield chemistry related formation damage, optimisation of fracture flow, formation evaluation and geomechanical characterisation of formation rock.
A renewable energy researcher since 2002, Dr Alan Owen is the Northern Research Partnership Reader in Renewable Energy and Clean Technology, and currently holds the position of Director of CUSP.
Professor Oyeneyin's main research is in multiphase fluid flow dynamics, integrated sand management, produced water management, oil/gas well engineering, unconventional reservoir management, flow assurance and production optimisation in deepwater environment.
Professor Pollard has over 30 years experience of applied research mostly in collaboration with industry developing a range of sensors including real time and in-situ sensors, environmental sensing & monitoring, and the development of tracers/taggants which has also led to iTi, POC & KTP funded projects.
Current research areas are in Biosensors and Instrumentation, Environmental Sensing and Monitoring, Clean Technology.
Main research interests are in the use of TiO2 photocatalysis for the destruction of pathogenic microorganisms in the environment.
Professor Robertson is Vice-Principal and Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research and Academic Support Services).
Research Fellow for Centre for Research in Energy and the Environment (CRE+E)
Professor J. A. (Iain) Steel is the Head of the RGU School of Engineering. He is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Energy Institute.
Interests are in cyanobacterial research, use of Ultra Performance Liquid Chromatography (UPLC) system to investigate biodegradation pathways, and molecular biology approaches to peptide degradation.
Kayri's research interest lies in environmental chemistry with a particular emphasis on fate, distribution and effects of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and passive sampling methodologies in various matrices.