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UT PGE Announces 2022 Distinguished Alumni

The Hildebrand Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering has announced the recipients of its 2022 Distinguished Alumni awards. This year’s honorees join a select group of alumni who are leaders and innovators shaping the oil and gas industry, tackling tough global energy challenges, and embodying the excellence and ingenuity that are hallmarks of UT PGE.

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Song Receives 2022 NSF CAREER Award

Hildebrand Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering (UT PGE) Assistant Professor Wen Song has received a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to investigate the recovery of rare earth elements from clays. The CAREER awards are among the NSF’s most prestigious offerings in support of early career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education, and to lead advances in their institutional and departmental missions.

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Ravikumar to Co-Lead Cheniere Emissions Monitoring Initiative

Hildebrand Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering Research Associate Professor Arvind Ravikumar will co-lead an emissions monitoring initiative to investigate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions at multiple natural gas facilities across Cheniere Energy’s supply chain, the company announced in April. Ravikumar will collaborate with Colorado State University’s Daniel Zimmerle on the first-of-its-kind project, which will take place over several months and provide comprehensive real-time emissions data.

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Baum Wins President’s Outstanding Staff Award

The Hildebrand Department’s longtime laboratory coordinator and building manager Glen Baum has won The University of Texas at Austin’s 2022 President’s Outstanding Staff Award, which recognizes nonteaching UT Austin employees who have made outstanding contributions to the continuing success of the university.

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Congrats, Class of 2022! 

Congratulations to our UT PGE B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. graduates from The University of Texas at Austin Class of 2022. We wish you all the best! 

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