• Professor
  • Michael and Heidi Gatens Professor in Unconventional Resources
Nobuo Morita

Educational Background

  • Doctor of Philosophy, petroleum engineering, The University of Texas - 1974
  • Master of Science, petroleum engineering, The University of Texas - 1971
  • Bachelor of Science, petroleum engineering, University of Tokyo - 1968

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

Certifications & Memberships

  • Distinguished Member, Society of Petroleum Engineers

Awards & Honors

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