Professor Andrew Curtis, School of Geosciences, University of Edinburgh

Posted by pkm at Mar 06, 2015 11:48 AM |

Andrew Curtis is Professor of Mathematical Geoscience at the University of Edinburgh. He has a B. Sc. Hons. in Mathematics (Edinburgh, 1990) and a D. Phil. (PhD) in Geophysics (Oxford, 1994). He was then a post-doctoral research fellow at Utrecht University 1994-1997, after which he worked for 8 years as a scientist in Schlumberger Cambridge Research, an industrial research laboratory focussed on oilfield applications. During 2 years of this time he worked in business development, co-founding Schlumberger’s first global corporate incubator (corporate incubators are organisations to generate new business ventures from inside existing corporations). He left Schlumberger in 2005 to join the University of Edinburgh, first as a Reader and then as a Professor from 2009. While at the University of Edinburgh he was Head of Institute of Earth and Planetary Sciences from 2011 to 2014.

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