2012 Grants-In-Aid Recipients

Congratulations to this year's Grants-in-Aid recipients! The 84 recipients have been awarded a total of $175,000. Grants are made to provide financial assistance to graduate students (currently enrolled in Masters or Ph.D. programs) whose thesis research has application to the search for and development of petroleum and energy-mineral resources, and/or to related environmental geology issues. Please click on the recipient name to view the donor thank you letter. Please click on the grant name to view the biography or origin of the grant.

Canada

University of Alberta

Greg Baniak

University of Ottawa

Roshanak Sonei

University of Western Ontario

Jessica Flynn

China

China University of Petroleum, Beijing

Dongna Zhao

England

University of Manchester

Jesal Hirani

Germany

LMU Munich

Katharina Isabel Doehler

Technische Universit├Ąt Darmstadt

Obinna Peter Nzekwe

Mexico

National Autonomous University of Mexico

Fernando Núñez

Russia

Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas

Ivan Deshenenkov

United Kingdom

Durham University

Vivien Cumming

University of Aberdeen

Paula Robinson

University of Manchester

Maria Ramnath

University of Strathclyde

Chiara Mazzoni

United States

Alaska

University of Alaska Fairbanks

Rachel Frohman

Eric Hutton

 

Arkansas

University of Arkansas

Karen Buckland

Taylor Friesenhahn

Arizona

University of Arizona

Mauricio Ibanez-Mejia

Jenna Shelton

James Worthington

California

California State University Long Beach

Sergey Ishutov

San Diego State University

Brian Tillquist

Stanford University

Adam Jost

University of California

Jesse Mosolf

University of California, Riverside

Lidya Tarhan

Emily Wooton

University of Southern California

Kathleen Ritterbush

Colorado

Colorado School of Mines

Michele Wiechman

University of Colorado-Boulder

Aya El Attar

Gabriela Keeton

Daniel Allen

Florida

University of Miami

Kelly L. Jackson

Irena Andisa Maura

Georgia

Georgia State University

Jill Ghelerter

Idaho

University of Idaho

Darin Schwartz

Indiana

Ball State University

Aneesha Balakrishnan

Indiana University

Ryan Wilson

Kansas

Kansas State University

Daniel Ramirez-Caro

University of Kansas

Tandis Bidgoli

Derek Raisanen

Louisiana

Louisiana State University

Kathryn Denommee

University of New Orleans

Hiranya Sahoo

Minnesota

University of Minnesota

Matthew Carter

Missouri

Missouri University of Science and Technology

Jonathan Obrist

Montana

University of Montana

Neal Auchter

Nebraska

University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Andrew Hutsky

New Hampshire

University of New Hampshire

Stephen Phillips

New Mexico

New Mexico State University

Cora Gannaway

William Schellenbach

University of New Mexico

Kelsey McNamara

Nevada

University of Nevada

Gregory Dering

Ohio

Bowling Green State University

Mihir Shah

Miami University

Can Engin

The Ohio State University

Verena Schoepf

Alexander Swift

Oklahoma

Oklahoma State University

Jason Baugh

University of Oklahoma

Emilio Torres

University of Tulsa

Claire Astore

Bharat Banjade

Oregon

Oregon State University

Eduardo Guerrero

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania State University

Ellen Chamberlin

Katelyn Olcott

David Oakley

South Carolina

University of South Carolina

Olusoga Akintunde

Jonathan Pratt

South Dakota

SD School of Mines and Technology

Vanja Stevanovic

Texas

Southern Methodist University

Andrés Ruzo

Texas A&M University

Sandra Marek

Jennifer Hendricks

Alph Wright

University of Texas at Austin

Meredith Bush

Michael Cronin

Sam Hiebert

Gregory Hurd

Mariya Levina

Laura Pommer

Migdalys Salazar

Stephanie Wood

Utah

Utah State University

Dave Richey

Wisconsin

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Richard Becker

Kyle Fredericks

Dana Smith

West Virginia

West Virginia University

Matthew McKay

Wyoming

University of Wyoming

Deirdre Ratigan