State Seismologist Jake Walter Develops Method for Identifying Small, Previously Undetectable Earthquakes Using AI

People did a lot of things during lockdown in March. Some built a deck and others learned how to make sourdough bread. Oklahoma’s state seismologist, Jake Walter, used his lockdown time to create cutting-edge earthquake detection technology. Walter and his fellow researchers at the Oklahoma Geological Survey are using machine learning, also called artificial intelligence, […]

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Energy Institute of the Americas Joins the Irani Center for Energy Solutions: A Letter from Yoana Samper de Walschap

To Our Valued Clients and Partners, We’re Excited to Announce that the Energy Institute of the Americas (EIA) is Rebranding! It was 25 years ago when Gustavo Inciarte, a University of Oklahoma petroleum engineering graduate, had the vision to create a center to link universities, research institutes and companies in Latin American in an effort […]

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Dr. Elmore Named 2020 Distinguished Service Award Winner

School of Geosciences professor Doug Elmore was named the 2020 recipient of the Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy’s Distinguished Service Award. The award recognizes alumni, friends or entities who honor the legacy of the University of Oklahoma through service to the Mewbourne College, their industry or their communities. Awardees are recognized on an annual […]

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Petroleum Engineering Students Win International PetroBowl Competition

Petroleum and Chemical Engineering Students at OU Win International PetroBowl Competition and Becomes First University to Hold Four Wins A team of petroleum engineering students from the Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy at the University of Oklahoma are international champions after being named winners of the 2020 Society of Petroleum Engineers PetroBowl competition last […]

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Mewbourne College Faculty Receive Seed Grants to Study Inequalities in Academia

Megan Elwood Madden, Ph.D., professor at the School of Geosciences, and Mashhad Fahes, Ph.D., associate professor at the Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering, were awarded rapid response seed grants from the University of Oklahoma Office of Vice President for Research & Partnerships. Both Fahes and Elwood Madden are part of interdisciplinary teams from […]

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Oklahoma Geological Survey Welcomes New Director

Nicholas Hayman, an accomplished researcher whose area of expertise centers around marine geology and geophysics, tectonics, seismicity and the interdependence between engineering and geosciences, recently was named as director of the Oklahoma Geological Survey at the University of Oklahoma. Hayman comes from the Institute for Geophysics at the University of Texas and succeeds former director […]

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Mewbourne College Announces First Recipients of New Faculty and Staff Bonus Program

At the Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy, faculty and staff play a crucial role in helping us achieve our mission. In an effort to recognize those individuals who go above and beyond, Mewbourne College has established the Faculty & Staff Performance Bonus Program. This program, funded by generous donors, awards one-time bonuses to faculty […]

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