Christoph Arns

School of Minerals and Energy Resources Engineering
Contact details:
+61 2 9385 5658

Tyree Energy and Technology Building (H6), Level 2, Room 256 

Christoph Arns is a Professor in the School of Minerals and Energy Resources Engineering. His key research interests include: Digital core analysis; High-dimensional NMR inverse Laplace spectroscopy; Permeability and dispersion, contaminant migration; Electrical conductivity, resistivity index; Transport properties from NMR; Elastic properties of disordered materials; and Morphological characterisation and geostatistics on tomographic images.


  •     Interpore, Chair of Council
  •     Society of Core Analysts, Australasia Regional Director
  •     Geophysics, Associate Editor


  •     2016 SPWLA Distinguished Technical Achievement Award
  •     2015 Premier's Prizes for Science & Engineering: Leadership in Innovation in NSW
  •     2014 UNSW Innovator of the Year Award
  •     2014 UNSW Innovation Impact Award
  •     2012 FESAus Distinguished Technical Achievement Award 
  •     2012-2016 ARC Future Fellowship (FT120100216)
  •     2012 Australian Museum Rio Tinto Eureka Prize for Commercialisation of Innovation
  •     2012 Best of Petrophysics Paper, 2011-2012
  •     2010 UNSW Inventor of the year award (category ICT)
  •     2008-2012 ARC Fellow (ARC Discovery DP0881112)
  •     2006-2007 Distinguished Speaker, Soc. of Petrophysicists & Well Log Analysts (SPWLA)
  •     2005-2007 ARC Postdoctoral Fellow (ARC Discovery DP0558185)
  •     2005-2006 Distinguished Speaker, Soc. of Petrophysicists & Well Log Analysts (SPWLA)
  •     2005 Best paper, 2004 SPWLA 45th annual conference, Nordwijk


  •     Groupement Ampere, Division of Spatially localized NMR
  •     Interpore
  •     Society of Core Analysts
  •     Society of Exploration Geophysicists
  •     Society of Petroleum Engineers
  •     Society of Petrophysicists & Well Log Analysts