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Professor and Team Receive SEG's Honorable Mention in Best Paper Category

May 29, 2015

Dr. Carlos Torres-Verdin and his research team are receiving an honorable mention in the Best Paper category for the Society of Exploration Geophysicists’ (SEG) 2015 Honors and Awards. The paper, titled “Pore-Scale Modeling of Electrical Resistivity and Permeability in FIB-SEM Images of Organic Mudrock” was published in SEG’s journal, “Geophysics,” in May 2014 and earned the second-place designation for its description of a new pore-scale method to quantify petrophysical properties of hydrocarbon-bearing shale. A team of Vahid Shabro, Shaina Kelly, Dr.

Wei Yu Places First in SPE Regional Paper Contest

March 26, 2015

UT PGE students Yogashri Pradhan and Wei Yu placed first at the 2015 SPE Regional Paper Contest in the B.S. and Ph.D. divisions, respectively. The paper contest is an annual competition that brings together undergraduate and graduate students who each present a topic of their choosing to a panel of industry judges.  Read more...