News and Events:
OU in Arezzo: Geology goes to Italy
For the next few weeks, Geology & Geophysics faculty and students are traveling throughout Italy in participation of the OU in Arezzo study abroad program. Follow the their adventures as they tour the geology of Italy.
OU Takes First Place at Mid-Continent IBA Competition
For an unprecedented 4th year in a row, OU won the Mid-Continent Section competition for the IBA competition. Members representing the ConocoPhillips School of Geology and Geophysics are (from left to right): advisor Dr. John D. Pigott, Katie Garrett, Katherine Lindzey, Lennon Infante, Abdin Caf, and Cecilia Lopez-Gamundi.
Student Receives Provost Award
PhD student, Richard Brito Leonet, received the Provost's Certificate for Outstanding Graduate Assistant Teaching. The award honors the hard work and dedication of the top ten percent of graduate assistants across campus by student evaluations.
Distinguished Service Award for Alumna
Master of Science in Geology alumna, Lura Joseph, received the 2014 Mary B. Ansari Distinguished Award from the Geoscience Information Society at the annual convention of the Geological Soceity of America. Her long record of professional activity and research reflects a deep understanding of, and thoughtful concern for, the future of library collections, bibliography and geoscience information.
Institute for Reservoir Characterization
The Institute for Reservoir Characterization recently dedicated two research labs in Sarkeys Energy Center: the Noble Energy Company Reservoir Characterization Center Laboratory and the Robert L. and Norma E. Stephenson Geologic Reservoir Characterization Core Facility.
For the first year, OU, the University of Tulsa, the University of Arkansas and Oklahoma State University collaboarted to host the first Geophysical Tech-Fest. The purpose of th event is to give students the opportunity to network and share their specialized research projects.