Geothermal Institute

Our people

The University of Auckland’s Geothermal Institute is globally recognised for its research, teaching and consulting services in the geothermal field.  With our strong research base we can apply next-generation tools and techniques to the development and management of energy resources and assets.

Currently one of the largest geothermal research groups in the world, we work across multiple disciplines, at the cutting edge of geothermal innovations.  Our staff are more than researchers – they are experts in the field.  The Geothermal Institute has 35 years' experience in geothermal consulting services and has been teaching geothermal professionals from around the globe since we began in 1978. 


  • Researchers

    The Geothermal Institute has one of the largest research groups in the world.

  • Partners/affiliates

    The Geothermal Institute is proud to partner with geothermal researchers and consultancy firms.

  • Students

    The student experience during our postgraduate programmes is one you will never forget.

  • Alumni

    More than 1500 students have graduated from the Geothermal Institute and today many of them hold senior positions in the geothermal industry internationally.

2015 WGC group photo 2-min-min (1)
Staff at the World Geothermal Congress 2015