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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Undergraduate Researcher Awarded Phi Kappa Phi Grand Prize

MPGE undergraduate researcher, Rodrigo Rivera, has been awarded the Phi Kappa Phi Grand Prize for presentation at Undergraduate Research Day. He was awarded a total of $500. Recently, he presented an SPE paper at the SPE International Formation Damage Symposium on the effect of water hardness on cement properties. Rivera’s faculty sponsor is Dr. Saeed Salehi

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MPGE Students Present at AADE Conference

Three MPGE students presented papers at the AADE 2018 National Fluid Conference on March 11 in Houston, TX. Fatemah Saleh presented her paper entitled “Mixing Energy of Well Cements: The Gap Between Laboratory Testing and Field Job” with her faculty advisor, Dr. Catalin Teodoriu. Saket Srivastava, also presenting with Dr. Teodoriu, presented his paper entitled ” […]

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