Archive for Petroleum

Dr. Hisham Nasr-El-Din, holder of the John Edgar Holt Chair in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering, will receive the Distinguished Achievement Award for Petroleum Engineering Faculty from the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE). Nasr-El-Din joined the Texas A&M faculty in 2007…


Dr. Michael J. King, the LeSeur Chair in Reservoir Management in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named a Distinguished Member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE). He will be recognized at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhi…


Texas A&M Engineering ranked eighth among engineering schools at public institutions offering a doctorate, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings of the country's undergraduate universities and programs. For the second year in a row, the Dwight Look College of Engineeri…


Dr. Teri Reed received the 2013 Sharon Keillor Award for Women in Engineering Education at a special awards ceremony held during the 120th ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta June 23-26. Reed is assistant dean of academic affairs in the Dwight Loo…


Marti and David Dunton of Dallas have made a gift to the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering in the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University. Their $100,000 gift will establish the David ’85 and Marti Dunton Petroleum Engineering Faculty Support fund. The Duntons …


Dr. Thomas A. Blasingame, professor in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering and holder of the Robert L. Whiting Professorship, has been selected to receive the DeGolyer Distinguished Service Medal from the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE).  The DeGolyer Distinguished Service M…


Dr. Tarun Grover has endowed an engineering fellowship for petroleum engineering graduate students in the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University. Grover earned his Ph.D. in petroleum engineering from Texas A&M in 2008 and citing the impact obtaining his degree from Texas…


A new five-year, $1.35 million funding package from the CMG Reservoir Simulation Foundation (Foundation CMG) will establish an Industrial Research Chair in Robust Reduced Complexity Modeling (R2CM) in Reservoir Engineering, in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M Uni…


While there are numerous scholarships in the Dwight Look College of Engineering endowed by generous former students, full scholarships are rare. The Michele and Jack M. Lafield ’72 Scholarship in Engineering and Carla and Richard D. Moncrief ’81 Scholarship in Engineering, a combined contribution o…


Arash Shadravan, a graduate student in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University, won third place in the Student Contest Presentations held during the 2013 SPE Americas E&P Health, Safety, Security and Environmental Conference March 19 in Galveston, Texas. …


Dr. Teri Reed-Rhoads will receive the 2013 American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Sharon Keillor Award for Women in Engineering Education. Reed-Rhoads will receive the award at the 2013 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition June 23-26 in Atlanta She is assistant vice chancellor of acad…


Fred Dupriest, professor of engineering practice in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University, received the Society of Petroleum Engineers' Drilling Engineering Award March 4 in Amsterdam at the 2013 IADC/SPE Drilling Conference. The award is given annually to…


Yanbin Zhang, a Ph.D. student in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University, won third place in a poster contest at the UT Energy Forum Feb. 21 in Austin. Zhang is advised by Dr. Michael King and Dr. Akhil Datta-Gupta. Zhang's poster, "Unconventional Reservoir …


Texas A&M Engineering's graduate program ranked 11th overall  and sixth among public institutions in the latest U.S. News & World Report survey, "America's Best Graduate Schools 2014." The ranking is one place higher than in 2012, when the college ranked 12th overall. Individual programs…


The lobby of the Zachry Engineering Center was flooded with newly admitted incoming freshmen, high school juniors getting ready to apply next summer and K-12 prospective students and their families Feb. 16 at Aggieland Saturday. Approximately 1,500 students visited the Dwight Look College of E…