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.
"These results are very encouraging," said study co-author Sally Benson, a professor of energy resources engineering and director of the Global Climate and Energy Project (GCEP) at Stanford. "They show that you could create a sustainable energy system that grows and maintains itself by combining wind and storage together. This depends on the growth rate of the industry, because the faster you grow, the more energy you need to build new turbines and batteries."
Nathan and nine others make up the slate of Board nominees recommended for positions open on the Society of Petroleum Engineers Board of Directors.
Stanford's Adam Brandt and colleagues have found that methane leakage from the U.S. natural gas infrastructure is much higher than official estimates
A review of more than 200 earlier studies confirms that U.S. emissions of methane are considerably higher than official estimates. Leaks from the nation's natural gas system are an important part of the problem.
during the first half of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. Stanford holds off Notre Dame 27-20 (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) View Image
Professor Franklin "Lynn" Orr, director of the Precourt Institute for Energy, has been tapped by President Obama to oversee energy and science research programs in the U.S. Department of Energy.
Obi Isebor and Hamza Aljamaan are student paper contest winners at the recent Society of Petroleum Engineers’ Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE) held in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Awards are given out each year to ERE Students in three categories. The Henry J. Ramey, Jr. Fellowship Award recognizes the most prominent research student in the department. Frank G. Miller Fellowship Award recognizes the top student each quarter in course performance. It is awarded three times each year to a student selected on grade performance and research productivity from the preceding quarter. The William H. Brigham Memorial Award recognizes a student, or a staff member, who contributes their time generously to improve the lives of others. It is an award for department citizenship.
ERE students sweep the competition taking first and second place in both Ph.D. Division and Master's / Undergraduate Division at the 2013 SPE Western Regional Student Paper Contest in Monterey, CA.