News and Events:
Assistant Professor in Geophysics Wanted
The University of Oklahoma invites applications for a tenure-track position in Geophysics at the rank of Assistant Professor. The school has a strong seismic program and is looking for a faculty member to broaden the scope of the program in non-seismic methods. We seek a dynamic colleague who will teach and supervise students at all levels, while conducting an independent, externally funded research program in his/her field of expertise.
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.
OU Imperial Barrel Team
The OU Imperial Barrel Team won First Place at the Mid-Continent competition for an unprecedented third year in a row, and they won Second Place at the 2014 AAPG Annual Convention. Members include Charles Crosby, Emma Giddens, Michael Kowalczyk, Rachel Petit and Brandon Swain, under the supervision of Dr. John Pigott.
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.