Students Use Classroom Knowledge for Real World Applications

Associate Professor Dr. Teodoriu led MPGE students through projects culminating in the construction of small models and demonstrations. For the third consecutive year these two graduate courses, Horizontal Well Technology and Advanced Drilling Technology, had student teams that competed against their peers in presenting their final projects around drilling engineering. Horizontal Well Technology students chose […]

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MPGE Faculty and Students Present at 37th OMAE Conference

MPGE faculty and students attended the 37th International 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 Saeed Salehi attended along with MPGE Ph.D. student, Raj Kiran. Drs. Saeed Salehi […]

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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 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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