Mr. Perez Valencia Earns Award

Felipe Perez Valencia was awarded second place at the Large-scale Atomic/Molecular Massively Parallel Simulator (LAMMPS) Workshop and Symposium. The sixth LAMMPS Workshop and Symposium was held in Albuquerque, New Mexico, at the University of New Mexico (UNM) Continuing Education Building. Valencia gathered the LAMMPS users community that uses molecular dynamics in several different disciplines. For the […]

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OU Drillbotics Team Takes First Place

Congratulations to our Drillbotics® team for placing 1st at the International Drillbotics® Competition! 🎉 Drillbotics® is a competition for universities to build, design, and use sensors to control algorithms to autonomously drill a rock sample provided by SPE’s Drilling Systems Automation Technical Section (DSATS). Eleven teams competed for a chance to win a sponsored trip […]

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MPGE Student Receives Prestigious Nancy L. Mergler Dissertation Completion Fellowship

MPGE student Mr. Harshkumar Patel was awarded the prestigious Nancy L. Mergler Dissertation Completion Fellowship for the academic year of 2019-2020. Mr. Patel is a Ph.D. candidate in Petroleum Engineering. He conducts research on well integrity under the supervision of Dr. Saeed Salehi. The fellowship is awarded to top Ph.D. candidates as determined by a […]

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MPGE Students Bagged All Awards at 2019 AADE Graduate Student Poster and Presentation Contest

The American Association of Drilling Engineers (AADE), one of the active organizations for petroleum engineers organizes the Student Poster and Presentation Contest to recognize the role of academic endeavors in the future development of the petroleum industry, where university students highlight their research work. Several graduate (MS and Ph.D.) students from top petroleum engineering programs […]

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OU Faculty Senate Honors MPGE Professor with Prestigious Award

The OU Faculty Senate recognized Dr. Siddharth Misra by awarding him the Ed Cline Faculty Development Award for his project Machine-Learning for Geoscience Research and Teaching. The faculty development fund was created by President Boren to provide support to enhance the professional development of the faculty. In 2008, the awards were named after Prof. Ed Cline […]

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Department of Energy Awards a New Multi-Million Dollar Grant to OU MPGE Team

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the selection of seven projects totaling nearly $11.4 million to advance geothermal energy development. The projects will focus on accelerating the research and development (R&D) of innovative geothermal energy technologies in America. https://www.energy.gov/articles/energy-department-announces-114-million-new-projects-advance-efficient-drilling-geothermal University of Oklahoma is one of the awarded universities. Project team includes Dr. Salehi (Project […]

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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. Ten 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 Fund granted 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 […]

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