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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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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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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Norman Campus Research Council Awards Funding to MPGE Professor

Dr. Siddharth Misra was recently awarded the Faculty Investment Program funding by the Office of the Vice President for Research and the Research Council. This award will help Dr. Misra undertake a new research direction to quantify the topology and morphology of connectivities of phases in organic-rich shale samples. Dr. Misra will use use statistical […]

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MPGE Students and Alumni Published in Fuel Journal

Pratiksha Tathed is a graduate research assistant working with Dr. Siddharth Misra. Her research work recently got published in the Fuel Journal (https://www.sciencedirect.com/journal/fuel). The publication is titled: “Hydrocarbon saturation in upper Wolfcamp shale formation”. Yifu Han, a recent graduate from MPGE, has contributed to the data inversion code implemented in this publication. Fuel has been […]

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MPGE Emeritus Professors Make Impact

Two MPGE Emeritus professors have made contributions to the petroleum engineering industry this year. Emeritus professor, Dr. Djebbar Tiab, has signed a multi-year contract with the Algerian national oil company, Sonatrach, to assist with the establishment of educational/training programs in basic and advanced petroleum engineering. He is also assisting the Algerian Petroleum Institute (API) to establish, in association with a U.S. […]

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MPGE Welcomed Visiting Delegates from China University of Petroleum

A group of professors and officials from China University of Petroleum (East China) visited MPGE on Feb. 25. The visiting delegates included Prof. Chengyan Lin (Dean of School of Geoscience), Prof. Baojing Sun (Dean of School of Petroleum Engineering), Ms. Xiaomei Wang (Director of Department of Collaboration and Development), Prof. Kai Zhang (Director of Office […]

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