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Mark  Zoback

Mark Zoback , Benjamin M. Page Professor

 

Mark Zoback is the Benjamin M. Page Professor of Geophysics at Stanford University and the Director of the Stanford Natural Gas Initiative. Dr. Zoback conducts research on in situ stress, fault mechanics, and reservoir geomechanics. He is the author of a textbook entitled Reservoir Geomechanics published in 2007 by Cambridge University Press, the author/co-author of 300 technical papers and holder of five patents. In 1996 he co-founded GeoMechanics International, where he was Chairman of the Board until 2008. He currently serves as a Senior Executive Adviser to Baker Hughes.

 

Dr. Zoback has received a number of awards and honors, including the 2006 Emil Wiechert Medal of the German Geophysical Society and the 2008 Walter H. Bucher Medal of the American Geophysical Union. In 2011 he was elected to the U.S. National Academy of Engineering and in 2012 was elected to Honorary Membership of the Society of Exploration Geophysics. He is the 2013 recipient of the Louis Néel Medal, European Geosciences Union and named an Einstein Chair Professor of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. In 2015 he will receive the Robert R. Berg Outstanding Research Award of the AAPG. He served on the National Academy of Energy committee investigating the Deepwater Horizon accident and the Secretary of Energy’s committee on shale gas development and environmental protection. [more]


Vanessa Azevedo

Research Administrator & Assistant to Mark Zoback and Research Group


Cornelius Langenbruch

Cornelius Langenbruch

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Geophysics


Xiaodong Ma

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Geophysics


Wei Wu

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Geophysics


Fatimah Al-Ismail

Ph.D. Student, Geophysics


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Abdulgader Alalli

Ph.D. Student, Geophysics


Richard Charles Alt II

Ph.D. Student, Geophysics


Robert Cieplicki

Ph.D. Student, Geophysics


Noha Farghal

Ph.D. Student, Geophysics


Alex Hakso

Alex William Hakso

Ph.D. Candidate, Geophysics


Lei Jin

Lei Jin

Ph.D. Candidate, Geophysics


Jens-Erik Lund Snee

Ph.D. Student, Geophysics


Kevin McCormack

Ph.D. Student, Geophysics


Fatemeh Rassouli

Ph.D. Candidate, Geophysics


Huiying Tang

Huiying Tang

Visiting Student Researcher from Peking University, Beijing, China.


Rall Walsh

Ph.D. Candidate, Geophysics


Shaochuan Xu

Ph.D. Candidate, Geophysics