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These stories offer a glimpse of the many ways in which faculty and students are addressing some of today's greatest challenges in the Earth and environmental sciences.

High Energy On and Off the Field
Submitted on Feb 26 2013

Usua AmananMajoring in Energy Resources Engineering, Stanford Rose Bowl Game Defensive MVP Usua Amanam reveals winning strategies. Read More or See Video

Orhun Aydin Named SPE Nico van Wingen Fellowship Recipient
Submitted on Feb 8 2013

Orhun AydinCongratulations goes to Orhun Aydin—2013 SPE Nico van Wingen Memorial Graduate Fellowship recipient. Candidates for the fellowship are current PhD students and active SPE Student Chapter members pursuing a career in academia. Students are nominated by the student chapter faculty advisor or department chair, and selected based on activities and contributions made in his or her research. Read More

Cornerback Usua Amanam awarded Defensive MVP at 2013 Rose Bowl
Submitted on Jan 8 2013

Usua AmanamEnergy Resources Engineering major and Stanford football cornerback Usua Amanam was the defensive MVP after securing the victory with a key fourth-quarter interception.  Congratulations Usua!

Sally awarded the 2012 Greenman Award
Submitted on Dec 12 2012

Sally Benson Prof. Sally Benson awarded the Greenman Award at the 11th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Technologies (GHGT11).  The (GHGT) is the largest international CCS conference held every two years. The Greenman Award is granted at the GHGT Conference to an individual to recognize his/her vital contributions towards progressing the CCS technologies and enhancing the international understanding of the process of mitigating greenhouse gas emissions.
Thoughts from the Greenman Award Recipient, Sally Benson

Congratulations to Ekin Ozdogan on her Ph.D. Defense!
Submitted on Nov 15 2012

Ekin Ozdogan Congratulations to Ekin Ozdogan for successfully defending her Ph.D. thesis.
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Congratulations to Yifan and Xiaochen on Ph.D. Defense!
Submitted on Nov 2 2012

Yifan and Xiaochen Congratulations to Husband and Wife Yifan Zhou and Xiaochen Wang for successfully defending their Ph.D. thesis.
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Mahnaz Firouzi Wins SUPD Postdoc Research Award
Submitted on Sep 20 2012

Mahnaz FirouziMahnaz Firouzi is awarded the SUPD Postdoc Research Award at the 2nd Annual SUPD Research Symposium.

Adam Brandt Launches New Research Group Website
Submitted on Sep 18 2012

Environmental Assessment & Optimizaition GroupAdam Brandt launches new research group website "Environmental Assessment and Optimization"

Mehrdad Gharib Shirangi is the recipient of the SPE 2012 Star Fellowship Award
Submitted on Jul 25 2012

Mehrdad Gharib Shirangi

Mehrdad Gharib Shirangi is the recipient of the SPE 2012 Star Fellowship Award for Western North America Region. The Star scholarships for undergraduates and fellowships for graduate students support those pursuing degrees related to the oil and gas industry until the completion of degree for which awarded.

Charles Kang is Recipient of VPGE-Stanford Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellowship Program (SIGF)
Submitted on Jul 2 2012

Charles KangThe Fellowships are designed to attract the most talented students to study at Stanford, as well as to honor and support our most outstanding current doctoral students. The Stanford Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellowship (SIGF) Program is a new university-wide program to award three-year fellowships to outstanding doctoral students engaged in interdisciplinary research. It is a competitive university-wide program overseen and administered by the Office of the Vice Provost for Graduate Education (VPGE).