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Emanuelle Frery is a research scientist with expertise in multidisciplinary projects. She loves to synthesis work from different disciplines and apply her expertise in structural geology to comprehensive assessments of energy production impact on the groundwater systems and the environment.
She is passionate about fluid and gas circulation along natural faults and the impact of those circulations on the seismic cycle. She works with a multi-scale approach, from fieldwork to laboratory analyses and to numerical modelling. She acquired a worldwide academic expertise in this field with a PhD thesis on the circulation recorded in the well-known red sandstone of the Colorado Plateau and her implication in the IODP research.
Before joining CSIRO, she also worked in the oil and gas industry as a seismic interpreter and a petroleum system analyst.

Web of Science ResearcherID: I-7634-2017

Professional appointments
Current roles: Research scientist and Deputy Basin Leader, CSIRO Energy
July 2016 – July 2018: Project leader – CSIRO Energy
August 2013 – June 2016: Structural geologist – CSIRO Energy
May 2013 – August 2013: Exploration Geologist – ISIS Petroleum (West Perth)
June 2008 – April 2013: Geologist in the IFPEN Group (France)
Sept 2007 – May 2008: Intern Geologist at CNRS (French research institute)
June – August 2007: Intern Geophysicist Norsar – Lillestrom, Norway
June – August 2006: Intern Geologist, CICESE, Ensenada, Mexico

Research grants and Awards
2017 – ANZIC post cruise research grant
2015 Invited on the 2016-2017 International Ocean Discovery Program Expedition 366 on the Mariana convergent margin:
2015 Pawsey research award

Student supervision
Feb. 2017 – ongoing PhD co-supervisor with UWA- Tomas Tan
March 2017 – August 2017 Master thesis supervisor - Simon Vincente
Nov. 2015 – Feb. 2016 Pawsey research internship supervisor - Tomas Pilote

Committee roles
2016-2018 Committee member of PESA WA and the WA branch of the Australian Society of Exploration Geophysicists
Publications Coordinator and Talks and Courses Scheduler, PESA committee 2017

Current Roles

  • Research scientist
    Structural geology - fluid flow modelling

Academic Qualifications

  • 2012

    Doctorate - Structural geology
    Grenoble University (France) and KU-Leuven (Belgium)

  • 2008

    Master II - Geophysics
    EOST - French school of Geophysics

  • 2008

    Master II - Geology
    University of Strasbourg (France)

Achievements and Awards

  • 11/2015-02/2016

    Pawsey research award
    Pawsey supercomputer center


  • 05/2017-05/2019

    ANZIC post cruise research grant