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UT PGE Undergraduate Program Ranks No. 1

The Hildebrand Department’s undergraduate petroleum engineering program is once again No. 1 in the nation according to the 2022 U.S. News & World Report rankings released Sept. 13.

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Prodanović Receives SPE and EAGE Awards

Hildebrand Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering Associate Professor Maša Prodanović earned two prestigious industry awards in July — Distinguished Member from the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and the Alfred Wegener Award from the European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE).

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Energy Sustainability Expert Joins UT PGE Faculty

Arvind P. Ravikumar joins the Hildebrand Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering faculty as research associate professor this fall. Ravikumar brings to UT PGE a multidisciplinary approach to solving one of science and society’s most pressing questions — how global economies can usher in sustainable energy development in the face of climate change. 

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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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UT PGE Welcomes New Undergrads

The classes of 2024 and 2025 participated in the Hildebrand department's annual First-year Fall Retreat in August, with sessions on student organizations, academic opportunities and networking. Upperclass mentors led campus tours and icebreaker activities. Special thanks to event sponsor Chevron.

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