Sean Romito


Biographical Info

Mr. Romito was born in Italy and came to Texas in 2011, learning Italian, English, and French along the way, as well as achieving placement in both New Jersey and Quebec in competitive swimming. Among many roles, he served as swimmer Team Leader and began to develop his leadership skills within a competitive setting. While pursing his Bachelor's in Geoscience at the University of Texas at Dallas in 2015, he served as the Kappa Sigma Vice President for the 2014-15 year and made certain the chapter achieved a 100% increase in membership. Under the tutelage of Dr. Oldow and Dr. Geissman he improved his geologic mapping skills in Nevada, Colorado, and New Mexico. He received his Bachelor's of Science degree with Latin honors in the summer of 2015. Mr. Romito now seeks to propel his career further using the resources at the disposal of Rice University and within the Professional Master's track in Subsurface Geoscience. His interests include seismic interpretation, field work, and actual drilling (conventional, unconventional, and injection wells).


M.S. in Subsurface Geoscience December 2017
Professional Master’s Program – Geology track, focus on technical and management skills
Rice University, Houston TX
GPA 3.91

B.S. in Geosciences, Cum Laude August 2015
Geology track
University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson TX
GPA 3.69

Awards & Honors

• Academic Excellence Scholarship August 2011-June 2015
• Dallas Gem and Mineral Scholarship July 2014, July 2015
• UT Dallas Dean’s List December 2013, June 2014
• Ground Water Protection Council Event Scholarship September 2015 and 2016,February 2016