Dr Stephen Covey-Crump

Senior Lecturer

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Biography

  • Senior Lecturer, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Manchester
  • Royal Society University Research Fellow, 1995-2003, Experimental mechanics of rocks and ice: flow laws with internal state variables, Rock and Ice Physics Laboratory, Department of Geological Sciences, University College London (1995-99), and Experimental Rock Deformation Laboratory, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Manchester (1999-2003)
  • Natural Environment Research Council Postdoctoral Research Fellow, 1992-95, State variable descriptions of the inelastic deformation of calcite at high temperatures, Rock Deformation Laboratory, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Manchester
  • Postgraduate Research Assistant, 1989-92, on a Natural Environment Research Council funded grant held by E.H. Rutter and K.H. Brodie entitled The experimental study of the role of grain-size reduction in the mechanical properties and microstructures of rocks, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Manchester
  • Ph.D. for a thesis entitled Application of a state variable description of inelastic deformation to geological materials, University College London, 1992
  • Courses in applied mathematics and solid/fluid mechanics, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University, U.S.A., 1985-87
  • M.Sc. (Structural Geology and Rock Mechanics), including a thesis entitled The grain growth kinetics of calcitic aggregates, Department of Geology, Imperial College of Science and Technology, University of London, 1986
  • B.Sc. (Geology), (independent field mapping project in the Ross of Mull Moines; undergraduate dissertation on Grain growth in some calcitic marbles from Naxos, Greece), Department of Geology, Imperial College of Science and Technology, University of London, 1984

Qualifications

  • BSc Geology (London) 1984
  • MSc Structural Geology and Rock Mechanics (London) 1986
  • PhD Plastic Flow Properties of Geological Materials (London) 1992

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