Dr Richard Hillis

Dr Richard Hillis
  • Biography/ Background

    I am an Adjunct Professor at  the Australian School of Petroleum.  I worked at the University of Adelaide from 1992-2010 and held positions including Mawson Professor of Geology and Head of the Australian School of Petroleum.

    I am now CEO of the Deep Exploration Technologies CRC and based at the Boart Longyear Facility at Adelaide Airport.

  • Qualifications

    PhD (1988) University of Edinburgh
    "The Geology and Tectonic Evolution of the Western Approaches Trough, UK"

    BSc (Hons) Geology (1985) Royal School of Mines, Imperial College, University of London

  • Research Interests

    Mineral Exploration Technologies

    Petroleum Geomechanics

    Sedimentary Basin Tectonics

    Geothermal Energy

    Geological Storage of Carbon Dioxide

    Pore Pressure and Basin-Centred Gas

  • Publications


  • Professional Associations

    Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering

    Australian Institute of Company Directors

    Australian Society of Exploration Geophysicists

    European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers

    Geological Society of Australia

    Geological Society of London

    Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia

    Society of Petroleum Engineers

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Entry last updated: Friday, 29 Jun 2012