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Carbonate Systems Engineering Research Group

Group Members

Email: RenforthP@Cardiff.ac.uk

Telephone: +44(0)2920879672

Email: PullinH2@cardiff.ac.uk

Telephone: +44(0)2920874573

Email: goresj@cardiff.ac.uk

Telephone: +44(0)2920874573

Dr Phil Renforth

Lecturer In Engineering Geology

Phil is interested in integrating Earth Sciences and Engineering to assess and develop solutions to global challenges. He is a lecturer in Engineering Geology at Cardiff University.



-MEng (Hons) Civil and Environmental Engineering - Newcastle University (2007)

-PhD in Geoenvironmental Engineering - Newcastle University (2011)

-Post-graduate certificate in Teaching in Higher Education - Cardiff University (2016)


Previous Positions:

-Research Associate - Newcastle University (2011)

-James Martin Research Fellow - University of Oxford (2011-2014)


Professional Interests:

-Fellow of the Geological Society

-Graduate member Institution of Civil Engineers

-Director Geochemical Engineering (consultancy)

Dr Huw Pullin

Research Associate

Huw is a multi-disciplinary researcher with interests in the fields of environmental pollution and remediation methodologies.



-BE (Hons) Mineral Surveying - University of Exeter (1996)

-MSc Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering - Cardiff University (2003)

-PhD in Geoenvironmental Engineering - University of Bristol (2016)


Previous Positions:

-Research Associate - University of Bristol (2016-2017)

-Research Assistant - Cardiff University (2010-2012)

-Remediation Manager -Celtic-EnGlobe (2011-2014)


Professional Interests:

-Fellow of the Geological Society

Sarah Gore

Research Student

Sarah's research focusses on the environmental impact of increasing ocean alkalinity in order to sequester atmospheric CO2.



-BSc Geology - University of Bristol (2014)

-MSc Oceanography - University of Southampton (2016)

-PhD - Cardiff University (present)


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