Gary Ernst

Type: 
Energy Faculty

Time, temperature and pressure effects on maturation of organic matter. Super-efficient extraction-conservation-recycling and ubiquitous, inexpensive energy from nuclear fusion and solar power.

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Rodney Ewing

Type: 
Energy Faculty
The back-end of the nuclear fuel cycle, mainly nuclear materials and the geochemistry of radionuclides with application to permanent geologic disposal. The long-term behavior of materials, such as those used in radioactive waste disposal.
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Jonathan Stebbins

Type: 
Energy Faculty
Affiliated Faculty
Atomic-scale structure and dynamics of the ion conducting oxide ceramic materials at the heart of solid oxide fuel cells, with the aim of optimizing performance and lowering cost.
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Jonathan Stebbins

David Pollard

Type: 
Energy Faculty
How the geologic structures created by faults, fractures and folding affect hydrocarbon recovery and the flow of groundwater. Models for applying hydraulic fracturing to geothermal systems.
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David Pollard

J. Michael Moldowan

Type: 
Energy Faculty
Molecular analysis of organic extracts from sediments and petroleum. Aspects of petroleum genesis, production and environmental remediation of oil spills.
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J. Michael Moldowan

Wendy Mao

Type: 
Energy Faculty
Behavior of materials under compression, which can lead to new materials for hydrogen storage and advanced batteries. Hydrogen-rich, crystalline solids. CO2 reaction with magnesium-silicate rock.
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Wendy Mao

Kate Maher

Type: 
Energy Faculty
Geological carbon storage in sedimentary and magnesium-silicate rocks. Geochemical and hydrological interactions that optimize the formation of carbonates and the physical trapping of CO2, with a view to enhance reaction kinetics, reduce cost and increase storage security.
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Kate Maher

Donald Lowe

Type: 
Energy Faculty
Deep-water sedimentation, especially using outcrops and cores to study the processes by which coarse sediment is transported and deposited in the deep sea.
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Donald Lowe

Stephan Graham

Type: 
Energy Faculty

Energy resources of sedimentary basins. Basin and petroleum basin systems modeling. Geologic characterization of petroleum reservoirs, especially deep-water reservoirs.

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Stephan Graham

Gordon Brown

Type: 
Energy Faculty
Geochemistry of mineral surfaces and their reactivity with organic matter. CO2 reaction with magnesium-silicate rock in carbon sequestration, with a view to enhancing reaction and reducing cost.
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Gordon Brown