Berg-Hughes Center Funding Awards

Jul 31, 2017

Congratulations to the following students who will be receiving funding for the 2017-2018 academic year from the Berg-Hughes Center. We would like to acknowledge the donors, in addition to BP, who have generously supported these scholarships and fellowships.

This year’s awardees and current thesis/dissertation titles are:

Ph.D. Students

Matthew Couchman (BP Fellowship)

    Controlled Source Electromagnetic Monitoring of Hydraulic Fracturing

Clyde Findlay

    Paleohydraulics, sorting, and sediment mixing in an alluvial-fluvial-eolian system – Permian Cutler Group, Paradox Basin, Utah and Colorado 

Madison Pike

    Volcanic Controls on Carbonate Forcing in the Eagle Ford Shale and Equivalent Rocks

Justin Estep

    Seismic Evolution of Oceanic Crust in the South Atlantic Ocean


M.Sc. Students

Zihui Gao

   The temporal evolution of the sediment sources into the Delaware Basin of West Texas

Howard Naylor

    Thermal History of the Delaware Basin using Carbonate Clumped Isotope Thermometry

Ana Cristina Figueroa

    Influence of pore types on the petrophysical properties of carbonate rocks and seismic monitoring of CO2 in carbonates

James Dobbs

    Investigation of Expert Geoscientists' Behavior, Attention and Feature Evaluation