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PGE Team Wins Best Paper in Geophysics Journal

Hildebrand Department PhD graduate Joshua Bautista-Anguiano and his research advisor, Professor Carlos Torres-Verdin, have won the 2020 Best Paper award in GEOPHYSICS, a journal published six times a year by the Society of Exploration Geophysicists.

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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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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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