AAPG Student Oral Awards Competition: Congratulations to Kelly!

Congratulations to Kelly Hillbun, who took first place in the AAPG Student Oral Awards Competition!!

Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2012 11:19:40 -0500
From: Student Chapters Vice Chair Conventions and Communications
Subject: AAPG Student Oral Awards Competition

Dear Student Awards Competition Participants-

We finally have the results in for the AAPG Student Oral Awards Competition!

4th Place: Gavin Graham with Three-Dimensional Numerical Modelling of Clinoforms and Their Impact on Fluid Flow and Hydrocarbon Recovery within Deltaic and Shoreface Reservoirs"

3rd Place: Eugene Szymanski with "Evidence for an Early and Sustained Mode of Diffuse Lithospheric Extension in the Central Arabian Flank of the Red Sea Rift System: Implications for Margin Structural Kinematics and Basin Development"

2nd Place: Magdalena Osburn with "Sequence Stratigraphic Characterization of a Microbially Influenced Carbonate Ramp: Khufai Formation, Huqf Supergroup, Sultanate of Oman"

1st Place: Kelly Hillbun with "Quantitative Characterization of Modern Carbonate Platforms to Improve Geologic Modeling"

Congratulations to our four winners and thanks to all for participating. We saw some great talks this year and were impressed with the high-quality science that is being conducted by our students.

Award checks and travel stipends will be mailed directly from AAPG headquarters within the next few weeks.

Best of luck to everyone with your future endeavors. We hope to see all of you at next year’s convention!

Rhonda Welch, PhD
Vice-Chair, AAPG Student Chapters Committee
Geologist, Chevron ETC