• STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Michelle Lutiker is a first year doctoral student who was awarded the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship as a senior undergraduate student. She will work with Assistant Professor Natascha Reidinger investigating uranium depletion in organic-rich Devonian-age shale to assist in determining depositional and diagenetic processes at work in ancient North American interior seaways.
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PhD Student Khemraj Shukla receives Best Graduate Student Poster at the 2016 XSEDE (EXtreme Engineering and Discovery Environment) conference      

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BPSG student receives NSF Graduate Fellowship

 

Congratulations to Shawna Parks for winning the 2015-2016 BPSoG Best MS Thesis Award.

Congratulations to Sahar Mohammadi Dehcheshmehi for successfully defended her PhD Dissertation.

 

Professor Atekwana named the Society of Exploration Geophysicists 2016 Outstanding Educator

 


 

Colloquium Schedule (GEOL 4300/5300)
Boone Pickens School of Geology
Spring Semester 2017
Fridays 12:30 - 1:30 (NRC 108)
All graduate students and faculty are expected to attend.

 

March 3

“Hybrid Fixed-Point Fixed-Stress Splitting Method for Linear Poroelasticity”
Vinod Kumar – Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas at El Paso

 

March 10

“Understanding the Large Role of Small Particles in Contaminant Remediation and
Transport”
Andrew Swindle – Department of Geology, Wichita State University

 

March 17

Student's Spring Break

 

March 24

“Influence of Reservoir Wettability on CO2 EOR and Sequestration Processes”
Prem Bikkina, School of Chemical Engineering, Oklahoma State University

 

April 7

“Revealing Full Spectrum of Triggering Processes in Induced Seismicity”
Xiaowei Chen – ConocoPhillips School of Geology and Geophysics, University of Oklahoma

 

April 14

“Trace Metals in Petroleum Source Rocks and Produced Waters”
David Borrok – School of Geosciences, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

 

April 21

“Significance of Terminated and Doubly Terminated Quartz Crystals, Lower Mississippian
Boone Formation, Southern Ozark Region, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Missouri ”
Walt Manger – Department of Geosciences, University of Arkansas

 

April 28

TBD

 

May 5

“Bacterial Communities Associated with Drilling, Hydraulic Fracturing, and Early
Production Stages in Thermogenic Natural gas Wells of the Barnett Shale”
Mostafa Elshahed, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Oklahoma State
University

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Katumwehe, A. B., Abdelsalam, M. G., Atekwana, E. A., & Laó-Dávila, D. A. (2016). Extent, kinematics and tectonic origin of the Precambrian Aswa Shear Zone in eastern Africa. Gondwana Research, 34, 241-253.

 

 

Katumwehe, A. B., Abdelsalam, M. G., & Atekwana, E. A. (2015). The role of pre-existing Precambrian structures in rift evolution: The Albertine and Rhino grabens, Uganda. Tectonophysics, 646, 117-129.

 

 

Abdelsalam, M. G., Katumwehe, A. B., Atekwana, E. A., Le Pera, A. K., & Achang, M. (2016). The Paleoproterozoic Singo granite in south-central Uganda revealed as a nested igneous ring complex using geophysical data. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 116, 198-212.