Meet the student: Read an interview with Landon Lockhart Landon Lockhart, a graduate research assistant at UTIG and PhD student at the Jackson School of Geosciences, has received third prize in the Halliburton Landmark Earth Model Award 2018 for his master’s thesis on pore pressure prediction. The Halliburton Landmark Earth Model Award is an international… Continue Reading Graduate Researcher Landon Lockhart Earns Halliburton Landmark Earth Model Award
Ginny Catania is a professor at the Jackson School of Geosciences and a research scientist at UTIG. She joined the University of Texas at Austin as UTIG research associate in 2005 and began teaching at the Department of Geological Sciences as assistant professor in 2009, becoming associate professor in 2013. At the department, she teaches… Continue Reading Ginny Catania promoted to full professor!
Tianyi Sun, a graduate research assistant at UTIG and a student at the Jackson School of Geosciences, has received the Outstanding Student Presentation Award for a presentation she gave at the 99th AMS Annual Meeting in Phoenix last month. This is the second time Tianyi has won the Outstanding Student Presentation Award. The AMS (American… Continue Reading Tianyi Sun awarded AMS Outstanding Student Presentation Award for the second time
By Constantino Panagopulos It is December, 2018, and Repsol has just signed to rejoin the Gulf Basin Depositional Synthesis (GBDS) program, an industry-supported study of the Gulf of Mexico spearheaded by The University of Texas Institute for Geophysics (UTIG). Program director John Snedden knows that the Spanish energy giant’s return to GBDS not only marks… Continue Reading Long-Running Gulf Basin Program Ready for New Exploration Upturn
Years before the devastating Tohoku earthquake struck the coast of Japan in 2011, the Earth’s crust near the site of the quake was starting to stir. Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin are using computer models to investigate if tiny tremors detected near the site of the quake could be connected to the… Continue Reading New Computer Modeling Approach Could Improve Understanding of Megathrust Earthquakes