Skip to main content Skip to navigation

Departments & Programs



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.

The great Gulf oil spill: Stanford experts explain what went wrong
Submitted on Nov 29 2010

How could it happen? The details of the Deepwater Horizon disaster will be thrashed out in a public talk Tuesday evening by three Stanford experts: geophysicist Mark Zoback, Law School lecturer Meg Caldwell and energy engineer Roland Horne.

Bihter Padak Awarded Gerald J. Lieberman Fellowship
Submitted on

Bihter Padak, a PhD student in Energy Resources Engineering, was one of nine recipients of the 2010 Gerald J. Lieberman Fellowship.

SPE International Student Paper Contest 2010
Submitted on

Taku Ide won first place in the SPE International Student Paper Contest.

Graduate students honored for teaching excellence
Submitted on Mar 16 2012

Forty-one graduate students will be honored with Centennial Teaching Assistant Awards at a ceremony on Saturday, June 12. Now in its 21st year, the award program recognizes and rewards outstanding teaching by graduate students in the schools of Humanities and Sciences, Earth Sciences, and Engineering. This year's Energy Resources Engineering winner is Bihter Padak.

Cleaner Coal Through Computation
Submitted on May 24 2010

Stanford researcher uses supercomputer Ranger to design better pollution controls (May 24, 2010)

Karim Farhat Wins Poster Session
Submitted on

Karim Farhat wins Earth Science Research Review poster session.

Bob Lindblom Distinguished Member AAPG House of Delegates
Submitted on

Bob Lindblom Made Distinguished Member of the AAPG House of Delegates

Chairman’s Message to Alumni and Friends
Submitted on Feb 15 2010

Greetings from the Department of Energy Resources Engineering!