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UW Professor to Receive International Honor

Adam Porter, Townsquare Media
Adam Porter, Townsquare Media

The Society of Exploration Geophysicists recently recognized a University of Wyoming faculty member for his work in the field of rock physics.

Dario Grana, an assistant professor in the UW School of Energy Resources in the Department of Geology and Geophysics, received the Society’s 2016 J. Clarence Karcher Award for significant contributions, specifically by a geophysicist no more than 35 years old.

International, peer-reviewed journals have published numerous papers on rock physics written by Grana as lead author. He has also contributed to or published multiple Society conference proceedings.

Grana is set to be honored during the Society’s 86th annual meeting and International Exposition in Dallas, Oct. 16-21.

Grana earned his Ph.D. at Stanford before coming to UW. He is the recipient of numerous honors, including 2014’s Petroleum Engineering Junior Faculty Research Award from the Society for Petroleum Engineering. He also won the President of Italy’s Eni Award for developing a method that uses seismic techniques to glean information about oil and gas reservoirs.

He focuses applications for oil and gas reserves in developing a graduate-level course at UW called “Rock Physics and Reservoir Modeling.”

The Society of Exploration Geophysicists, based in Tulsa, Okla., promotes the education of applied geophysicists and geophysics as a science. The Society was established in 1930 to connect the world of applied geophysics, and remains a nonprofit organization.

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