UT PGE alumni, faculty and students gathered in The Driskill Hotel to honor four Distinguished Alumni and one Distinguished UT PGE Professor on Friday, November 7. The ballroom was filled with 200 guests, who have made a significant impact on furthering the department’s excellence.
The UT PGE legacy of alumni entrepreneurship in the 21st century is changing the world. The latest wave of prominent entrepreneurs making a difference believe experience before independence matters and principles always prevail over risk.
The latest idea from Dr. David DiCarlo’s lab is the application of nanoparticles during enhanced oil recovery (EOR) to pull a greater percentage of hydrocarbons out of the ground.
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 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 $22.7 million annually in research, more than any other U.S. petroleum engineering program, through 11 major areas with almost 85 sponsors and partners.