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The Gary L. Thomas Energy Engineering Building is on the rise! Take a sneak peek inside the building: https://t.co/xtmYXGmpsZ

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Meet New UT PGE Professor: Yingda Lu

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Two Professors Win International Awards

The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) is awarding two Hildebrand Department professors with 2020 international awards for their significant contributions to the field of petroleum engineering.

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The Shift to Online

On March 13, 2020, the university closed due to COVID-19. Starting March 14, the faculty were given two weeks, an extended spring break, to take an unprecedented action in shifting all their classes online to finish the rest of the semester.

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Turning Waste into Energy: Q&A with Dr. Wen Song

Earlier this year, UT PGE assistant professor Wen Song received a $320,000 grant from the UT Energy Institute to co-lead a multidisciplinary project on “Enabling the Sustainable Energy Transition: Economic Recovery of Rare Earth Elements”.

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Energy Excellence

With a proposed completion date in 2021, the Gary L. Thomas Energy Engineering Building (GLT) will be a central hub for innovative energy-related education and research.

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Research Areas

#1

Undergraduate and Graduate Petroleum Engineering Programs in the Nation

$87K

Average Starting Salary for B.S. Graduates

10%

Of Alumni Serve in Executive Level Positions in Industry