AAPG – Rice Industry Geoscience Series (RIGS)

This is flagship event of AAPG Rice student chapter which aims to promote Rice-Industry interaction and showcase the flavor of research at Rice.  The event is scheduled on two consecutive Fridays, August 18th, and 25th – 4:00-6:00 PM.

18th August  (for Rice students only)  – Career Info session  + Resume Review session

3:30 – 4:00 PM – Coffee and Snacks – Earth Science Library – 2nd Floor

4:00 – 5:00 PM – Career info Session –  Room 100 Earth Science Building (Interaction with Industry Professionals)

         Career Info Session Panelists –

1. Ken Abdulah – Subsurface Clarity

2. Hunter Lockhart – BHPbilliton

3. Brandon Harper – Conocophillips

4. Sarah Dean – Shell

5. Nicole Van Den Heuvel –  Director of the Center for Career Development, Rice

         Resume Review Session Panelist-

Sarah Stanley – Certified Petroleum Geologist, Registered in the State of Texas ( >20 hiring experience)

5:00- 6:00 PM – After event networking – 2nd Floor Lobby, Earth Science Bldg. (beverages and snacks)

25th August – Poster + Networking Session

4:00 – 4:10 PM – Cin-Ty, Pankaj opening remarks – AAPG RIGS 2017

4:10 – 6:00 PM – student posters +networking event – 2nd Floor Lobby, Earth Science Bldg. (beverages and snacks)

                                          25th August – Student Posters
Brandee Carlson PhD Mudflat formation within an abandoned deltaic distributary channel: a case study from the Huanghe (Yellow River) delta, China
Chenliang Wu PhD Impacts of variable channel hydraulics on the stratigraphic record: an example provided from the Tullig Sandstone, Western Irish Namurian Basin
Pankaj Khanna PhD Uppermost Pleistocene Coralgal Reefs and Upper Cambrian Microbial Bioherms: Morphologies and Sea Level-Induced Evolution
Tian Dong PhD Controls on gravel termination in seven distributary channels of the Selenga River delta, Baikal Ruft Basin, Russia
Harsh Vora PhD The normal compaction of clay rocks is fundamental for understanding overpressure
Gary Linkevich Masters 3D Seismic Observations of the Peridotite Ridge in the Deep Galicia Margin
Justin Hayles PostDoc Theoretical calibration of the triple oxygen isotope geothermometer