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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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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Student Day at the 2018 SPE Improved Oil Recovery Conference

Written by Sarah Zink Thank you to the students of TU and to Mid-Continent SPE for hosting the first Student Day as part of the 2018 SPE Improved Oil Recovery Conference! This Student Day was an opportunity for our students to tour TU’s research facilities, compete in the the 2018 SPE Mid-Continent North American Regional […]

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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 Students Present at the IADC SPE Drilling Conference

Two MPGE students published technical papers at the 2018 International Association of Drilling Contractors/Society of Petroleum Engineers Drilling Conference and Exhibition this month. The conference was held at the Forth Worth Convention Center in Forth Worth, Texas from March 6-8. Chinedum Peter Ezeakacha and Raj Kiran, both Ph.D. candidates under the supervision of Dr. Saeed […]

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MPGE Students Presented at the 2018 SPE International Conference and Exhibition on Formation Damage Control

OU MPGE was represented at the 2018 SPE International Conference and Exhibition on Formation Damage Control. The conference was held in Lafayette, Louisiana on Feb. 7-9. The publication How Does Mixing Water Quality Affect Cement Properties (F. Salehi, R. Rivera, S. Salehi, C. Teodoriu, University of Oklahoma; A. Ghalambor, Oil Center Research Intl.)  from the […]

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