PETER E ROSE portrait
  • Research Professor, Civil And Environmental Engin
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering

Research Summary

Research into the use of detectable and environmentally benign, organic tracers and tracing techniques for characterizing the hydraulic properties of geothermal and petroleum reservoirs. The development and testing of a novel borehole fluorimeter for measuring fluid flow within geothermal or petroleum wellbores. Methods for the economic extraction of rare-earth elements and other valuable metals from geothermal and petroleum reservoirs using acids, bases and chelating agents.