Dr. Faruk Civan came to OU in 1975 to pursue a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering. In 1980, just two years after leaving, he returned as faculty, and has been teaching and inspiring countless petroleum engineers ever since. Civan’s personal philosophy is that one learns through teaching others, which is the driving force behind his career. […]
Faruk Civan is the 2014 recipient of the Reservoir Description and Dynamics Award by the Society of Petroleum Engineers. This award recognizes outstanding achievements in or contributions to the advancement of petroleum engineering in the area of reservoir description and dynamics. It was formerly known as the Reservoir Engineering Award.