Journals, Conferences & Committees

Prizes & Awards

Geotechnical Engineering Lecture, 2014. Thermal Response Testing: Challenges and New Applications.

Selected to represent the ICE in the Karen Burt Award 2007 (run by the Women’s Engineering Society for recently qualified Engineers and Scientists).

Winner of the Engineering Group of the Geological Society Glossop Award, 2002.

Winner of the British Geotechnical Association Cooling Prize, 2001.

Peer Review and Journal Editorial Work

Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, Associate Scientific Editor (2021 to present), Editorial Board Member (2019 to 2021)

EPSRC Peer Review College (2016 to present).

Geotechnique Advisory Panel Member (2015 to 2017).

Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers Geotechnical Engineering, Journal Editorial Advisory Panel member (2010 to 2014).

Conference Leadership

The British Geotechnical Association Geo-Resilience Conference (2023). Organising committee member.

European Geothermal Congress 2022. Member of the Scientific Committee.

European Geosciences Union Annual Meeting, 2020 and 2021. Session convener “Shallow geothermal systems for building heating and cooling: geoscience and engineering approaches”.

2nd International Conference on Energy Geotechnics, 2020 (postponed to 2022). International Advisory Board and Mini-Symposium organiser.

International Symposium on Coupled Phenomena in Environmental Geotechnics, 2017. Organising committee member.

GeoChicago 2016, Sustainability, Energy, and the Geoenvironment. Session Chair and co-organiser for B20 Geo-Energy (with Guillermo Narsilio, University of Melbourne).

XVI ECSMGE Edinburgh 2015. UK Co-Chair, Session C1a Sustainability, Climate Change & Waste, on behalf of the British Geotechnical Association.

Learned Society Work & other Committees

Engineering Early Career Forum (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, 2019 to 2021).

Fairness, Inclusion and Respect Committee (formally equality and Diversity Committee), Institution of Civil Engineers (2014 to 2017).

International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Technical Committee 308 Energy Geotechnics; Energy GeoStructures and Thermal Storage task force (2013 to present; task force leader 2017 to present).

Ground Source Heat Pump Association subcommittee for Thermal Pile Standard (2011 to 2013).

Honorary Publicity Officer for the British Geotechnical Association (2002 to 2017).