• Professor, Petroleum Engineering
Nobuo Morita

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Petroleum Engineering, University of Texas at Austin - 1974
  • M.S., Petroleum Engineering, University of Texas at Austin - 1971
  • B.S., 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, Society of Petroleum Engineers - 2013
  • Award - applied rock mechanics, U.S. National Committee Rock Mechanics - 1989