Students Use Classroom Knowledge for Real World Applications

For the third year, MPGE students, lead by Associate Professor Dr. Teodoriu, spent time enhancing their hands-on skills through projects ending with the construction of small demonstrators. The projects will enhance their learning and engineering abilities, and through the great commitment of industry sponsors, has even added a gaming element to it. As usual, this […]

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MPGE Faculty and Students Present at 37th OMAE Conference

MPGE faculty and students attended the 37th Internationa Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering in beautiful Madrid, Spain from June 16-23. Attending this conference has been a long-standing tradition for MPGE faculty and students, and this year Drs. Catalin Teodoriu and SaeedSalehi attended along with MPGE Ph.D. student, Raj Kiran. Drs. Saeed Salehi and […]

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OU Drillbotics Team Takes Second Place in International Competition

Written by: Jack Borer The University of Oklahoma is proud to announce that its 2018 Drillbotics team has been awarded 2nd place in this year’s Drillbotics International Student Competition. Nine teams from four countries (Canada, Norway, Germany, and the United States) participated in this year’s challenge, which tested the wit and determination of all those […]

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MPGE Faculty Member Honored with Two Prestigious Awards

Dr. Siddharth Misra was awarded the Early Career Award by the Department of Energy and the Petroleum Research Fundgrant by the American Chemical Society. Dr. Misra is one of only 84 scientists from around the nation selected for the Early Career award that will fund his research for the next five years.  According to the press […]

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Spring 2018 Graduation

We would like to congratulate all of our Spring 2018 graduates! This semester 128 of our students earned their degrees: 107 Bachelor’s degrees 21 Graduate degrees As of May 4, 2018, 63 of the graduating seniors reported having jobs already in place. Fifteen seniors reported they are planning to pursue Master’s degrees at institutions such […]

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MPGE Student Research Featured in Drilling Contractor Magazine

IADC Drilling Contractor Magazine recently interviewed Raj Kiran, a graduate research assistant working with Dr. Saeed Salehi, about his research. His research assessed the situational awareness and cognitive response in real-time of drilling professionals in the field using eye-tracking technology. The data generated is used to gain more insight into drilling operations and, ultimately, will use […]

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SPE and SPWLA Award Several MPGE Professors

In May, several MPGE professors were recognized for their outstanding work and service by two respected organizations – The Society of Petroleum Engineers and the Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts. SPE recognized members who contributed exceptional service and leadership within SPE, as well as making significant professional contributions within their technical disciplines at […]

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MPGE Student Showcased Research Work at 2018 USA Science and Engineering Festival

Written by Kai Wang MPGE Ph.D. student Kai Wang, along with diverse team members, Guomin Ji (Electrical Engineering), Yuxuan Chen (Electrical Engineering) and Huiyu Wang (Mechanical Engineering), brought their design to the National Sustainable Design Expo (NSDE) and showcased at the USA Science and Engineering Festival (USASEF) on April 7 and 8 at Washington Convention […]

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