Cockrell School of Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin

Petrophysics and pore-scale processes research develops the basics science that underlies all applied petroleum engineering research. It includes the fluid/fluid and fluid/rock interactions, the pore-space and rock geometry, and how this interaction contributes to (or inhibits) fluid flow in rocks. 


Matt Balhoff

Hugh Daigle

David DiCarlo

Nicolas Espinoza

Ken Gray

Zoya Heidari

Ryosuke Okuno

Gary Pope

Masa Prodanovic

Mukul Sharma

Carlos Torres-Verdin 

Research Highlights

UT PGE faculty conduct $13 million in research a year by working on significant industry and federal projects. They specialize in 12 major research areas with almost 85 partners.