Nobuo Morita

Professor

Michael and Heidi Gatens Professor in Unconventional Resources

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Office: RICH 501P
Phone: 979.458.3273
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Research Interests

  • Geomechanics numerical modeling using the finite and boundary element methods for borehole, perforation, casing, and formation stabilities and hydraulic fracturing
  • Geomechanics laboratory and field analyses

Awards & Honors

  • SPE Distinguished Member
  • SPE Cedric K. Ferguson Medal Certificate, 2013
  • SPE Northern Asia Pacific Distinguished Achievement Award for Petroleum Engineering Faculty, 2013
  • U.S. National Committee Rock Mechanics Award - applied rock mechanics, 1989

Education

  • PhD, Petroleum Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, USA, 1974
  • MS, Petroleum Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, USA, 1971
  • BS, Petroleum Engineering, University of Tokyo, Japan, 1968