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Many of the world’s top energy researchers call The University of Texas at Austin home, with more than 300 energy experts at work in schools, colleges and research centers dispersed across the UT campus.
To facilitate access to this world-class expertise, the Energy Institute has prepared a comprehensive Energy Experts Guide that allows visitors to search for faculty experts and other researchers by broad area of study, keyword, or individual researcher name.Results for: "methane hydrates"
Professor, Department of Molecular Biosciences
+1 512 471 3364
Expertise: Cellulose is the most abundant macromolecule on earth, yet details about its biosynthesis and structure remain unclear. We are using broad, interdisciplinary advances and tools to study cellulose and its biosynthesis.
Senior Research Scientist, Bureau of Economic Geology
+1 512 475 8829, +1 512 471 1534
Expertise: Fault and fracture mechanics, diagenesis and low-temp. geochemistry, fluid flow and transfer processes in sedimentary basins, deformation mechanisms of the upper crust, structural control of mass and heat transfer in sedimentary basins, effects of chemical mass transfer on the mechanical and hydraulic behavior of fractures and faults, chemical interaction between fluids and minerals
Jackson Chair in Geosystems, Department of Geological Sciences
+1 512 475 8738, +1 512 475 9520
Expertise: Stratigraphy, basin analysis, basin-scale fluid flow, pore pressures in seafloor sediments, submarine landslides, oil and gas migration, methane hydrates, Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP)
Research Scientist, Bureau of Economic Geology
+1 512 232 1496
Expertise: Gas geochemistry and isotope geochemistry; Petroleum and gas generation kinetics and basin modeling; Fluid transport processes in basins and reservoirs; Organic-inorganic interactions; Unconventional gas reservoir characterization; CO2 sequestration and H2S risk prediction.