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Congratulations to Dave Hale, C.H. Green Professor of Exploration Geophysics and Director, Center for Wave Phenomena, on being named SEG/AAPG Distinguished Lecturer for Fall 2014.
Information about Dr. Hale's lecture tour will eventually be posted on the SEG website: www.seg.org/education/lectures-courses/distinguished-lecturers#2014.
Congratulations to Leon Foks, PhD student in the Center for Gravity, Electrical and Magnetic Studies, on receiving the 2012 Best Student Paper Award of Merit at the 2013 SEG Annual Meeting in Houston.
Congratulations Class of 2013!
Doctor of Philosophy Geophysics: Professor Andre Revil (advisor), Dr. Kristopher MacLennan, Department Head Terry Young, Dr. Tongning Yang, Professor Paul Sava (advisor)
Master of Science Geophysics: Mohamed Abdulla, Pengfei Cai, Christopher Steinhoff
Professional Master Petroleum Reservoir Systems: Karoline Bohlen, Aikhan Sadykov
Bachelor of Science Geophysical Engineering: (back row) Michelle Szobody (Engineering, Mechanical Specialty), Loralee Wheeler, Lindsay Patterson, Arantxia Gallastegui, Georgianna Zelenak, Thomas Rapstine, Elizabeth Maag, Jasmine Lambert, Alexandra Grazulis, Karen Moll, Daniel Shannon, Heather Johnson, Abdulhamid Almumtin, Hala AlQatari, (front row) Dettchai Ittharat, Matthew Doyle, Stephen Cuttler, Elias Arias, Matthew Emmett, Gabriel Martinez, Christopher Graziano, James Gayer, Russel Mah. Not pictured: Paul Meier.
Outstanding Graduating Senior - Thomas Rapstine
Awarded for all-around academic achievement
Cecil H. Green Award - Detchai "Pock" Ittharat
The Green Medal has been presented at almost every Spring commencement since the late 50s, presented “for the highest attainment in the combination of scholastic achievement, personality, and integrity”.
John C. Hollister Award – Elizabeth Maag
The Hollister Award is presented to the “most deserving student in Geophysics” and is presented to a student who exhibits a combination of academic ability, persistence, and character.
George T. Merideth Award for Early Leadership in Geophysical Engineering – Georgianna Zelenak
Awarded to a student(s) who demonstrate academic excellence, community involvement and service, as evidenced by a participation in music, sports, or other extracurricular activities and, in the estimation of the Department, holds the potential for leadership in earth science engineering. Named for George T. “Doc” Merideth, who served on the Mines faculty from 1940 to 1973. This award was endowed by Dr. Keith and Mary Ann Kvenvolden (pictured at right).
George R. Pickett Memorial Award – Loralee Wheeler
Presented on the basis of demonstrated interests and accomplishments in the study of borehole geophysics.
Phillip R. Romig Award – Elias Arias
Presented to a graduate in Geophysical Engineering who best exemplifies excellence in the acquisition of field geophysical observations. It is named for Phillip R. Romig, who served as Geophysics Department Head from the early 1980s through 1999.