Dr. Eric van Oort, director of RAPID, receives the prestigious 2016 SPE membership award. The SPE Board of Directors approved the 2016 International Award recipients at their recent meeting in Girdwood, Alaska. Sixteen international award committees selected these winners from a pool of first rate candidates. The recipients were recommended to the board and approved because of their outstanding and significant technical, professional, and service contributions to SPE and the petroleum industry. 2016 SPE President D.
Scholars from UT Austin, the RAPID group, spent two weeks at IRIS, Norway, as part of the project NorTex Data Science Cluster, funded by the Research Council of Norway.
(note: Submission deadline extended to April 17th!) The 2015 Dynamic Systems and Control (DSC) Conference will be held Wednesday through Friday, October 28-30, at the Hilton Columbus Downtown Hotel in Columbus, Ohio.
Drs. van Oort and Ashok presented recent efforts in drilling automation in a SPE webinar earlier this semester.
Watch Dr. Eric van Oort and other researchers in the PGE discuss high-tech drilling research at U.T. Austin