Dr. Steve Bryant penned a feature story for the November issue of Scientific American magazine about a closed-loop system that not only produces energy, it cuts down on greenhouse gas emissions.
Alumni, spanning 65 years of classes, gathered at The Driskill Hotel for the fourth annual UT PGE Distinguished Alumni Program. The signature event, hosted on November 1, honored six outstanding alumni for their key contributions to energy production, the Texas economy, and higher education.
"If you don't know what you are doing in Svalbard, Svalbard will kill you." This quote is taken from the recently-launched multimedia Alcalde article on the UT PGE/Jackson School of Geosciences journey to the Arctic this summer.
Welcome to the Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. Petroleum engineering is an exciting field of professionals dedicated to providing energy that powers a modern society. Our department is committed to educating the next generation of petroleum engineering leaders who will improve our quality of life. PGE is home to the #1 petroleum engineering graduate program and the #2 petroleum and geosystems engineering undergraduate program. Our tradition of excellence stems from strong curriculum, world-class faculty educators, and an unmatched research program.
Tadeusz W. Patzek
Professor and Chair
The Cockrell Family Chair in Engineering #11 and The Lois K. & Richard D. Folger Leadership Chair
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The Center for Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering (CPGE) is the research arm of the PGE department that produces innovative faculty and student research. The top-rated program conducts $21 million annually in research through nine major sponsored areas with 85 corporate partners.