Chris Power

Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Western University, Canada (2014)
M.Eng., The University of Edinburgh (2007)
National Diploma, Waterford Institute of Technology (2004)

My Research Group

Research Interests

  • Soil and groundwater remediation
  • Contamination by industrial chemicals and acid mine drainage
  • Mine site closure and reclamation
  • Environmental site characterization and monitoring
  • Geophysical techniques (e.g., electrical resistivity, radar, electromagnetics)
  • Coupling of multiphase flow, reactive transport and geophysical models
  • Non-invasive detection of geomembrane-lined cover systems

 Professional Highlights

  • Assistant Professor - Western University, Canada (2019-Present)
  • Research Geoscientist - Verschuren Centre, Cape Breton University, Canada (2014-2018)
  • Research Assistant - Western University, Canada (2008-2014)
  • Civil Engineer – Brocksan Limited, Ireland (2007-2008)

 Professional Activities

  • Member of European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers
  • Member of American Geophysical Union
  • Reviewer of international journal papers