Ravikumar brings to CSEE / 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. 

Angela comes to CSEE from the Ferguson lab in the Cockrell School of Engineering where she was a Senior Administrative Associate. Prior to that she worked as a Grants and Contracts Specialist and an Administrative Associate in the Office of Sponsored Projects.

Established in 1983, the Distinguished Member award recognizes SPE members who achieve distinction deemed worthy of special recognition. This award acknowledges members who have attained eminence in the petroleum industry or the academic community, or who have made significant contributions to SPE

The SPE Data Science and Engineering Analytics Award recognizes outstanding achievements in or contributions to the advancement of data science and engineering analytics in the industry. This award was formerly known as the Management and Information Award.

The Alfred Wegener Award is presented to a member of EAGE who has made an outstanding contribution over a period of time to the scientific and technical advancement of one or more of the disciplines in our Association, particularly petroleum geoscience and engineering

The IAP will be led by Dr. Nicolas Espinoza and Dr. Ryosuke Okuno and will focus on Utilization, Transportation, and Storage of CO2 for maintaining the carbon cycle.


As Executive Assistant of the Center for Subsurface Energy and the Environment (CSEE) since January 2020, Traci has taken the lead to rebrand the Center, implement our vision, build a culture of collaboration and inclusiveness, help develop a new website, establish our monthly webinar series, strengthen the relationship with PGE, and so much more. Last March she was a leader in anticipitating and implementing our work transition plan for COVID.

The virtual ceremony will be broadcast via the SPWLA YouTube Channel  https://youtu.be/UNd0oCPSnTo at 12:25 pm.Central today, May 19,,2021.  The award “is presented in recognition of exceptional contributions in one or more specific areas of formation evaluation technology”.

The Production and Operations Award of the Society of Petroleum Engineers recognizes outstanding achievement or contributions to the advancement of petroleum engineering in the area of production and operations technology.

These awards are intended to recognize professional (non-tenure-track) instructional faculty and staff who have demonstrated exceptional creativity and rapid innovation in our hybrid and online instruction. Deborah’s efforts have made an extraordinary and positive impact on students and the university during a challenging year. This program is sponsored and funded in partnership with the Provost’s Office. Deborah will be invited to participate in a panel presentation for the Faculty Innovation Center’s Technology-Enhanced Learning Symposium in May 2021.