Mining & Energy
The University of Adelaide possesses a specialist cluster of expertise across geosciences, petroleum and mining engineering.
When combined with broader strengths in science, economics and social planning, we are well placed to support any current and future research needs of the energy and mining sector.
Our specialist research centres can offer integrated research, education, professional development and consulting services across all aspects of the mineral and energy resources industries; from exploration, planning and impact assessment through to processing and trade.
Faculties, institutes and research units
- Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences
- Institute for Mineral and Energy Resources (IMER)
- Institute for Photonics & Advanced Sensing (IPAS)
- Centre for Energy Technology
- South Australian Centre for Geothermal Energy Research
- Centre for Tectonics, Resources and Exploration (TRaX)
- Centre for Materials in Energy and Catalysis (CMEC))
- Graduate Research Opportunities
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Alexander's research in Structural Geology involves analysis of the subsurface geology in the Ceduna Sub-Basin.
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