Dr Heather Sheldon

Senior Research Scientist

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1999 - 2003: PhD "Numerical modelling of reactive fluid flow and deformation in geological systems". University of Liverpool, UK

2003 - 2016: CSIRO, Perth, Australia

2016 - present: CSIRO, Canberra, Australia.

Using numerical models to investigate the formation of mineral deposits and the behaviour of geothermal systems.

Involved in the following research initiatives:
- Predictive Mineral Discovery CRC
- Western Australian Geothermal Centre of Excellence (exploring options for low-temperature geothermal energy in Western Australia)
- CSIRO Groundwater Cooling project (using groundwater to cool the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre)

Academic Qualifications

  • 2003

    University of Liverpool