University of Southern California

Viterbi School of Engineering

Petroleum Engineering — Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science

Hedco Building 316
(213) 740-0322
FAX: (213) 740-0324
Email: chemspte@vsoe.usc.edu
chems.usc.edu

Chair: Richard Roberts, Ph.D.

Director: Iraj Ershaghi, Ph.D., P.E.

Faculty

Zohrab A. Kaprielian Dean’s Chair in Engineering and Chester F. Dolley Chair in Petroleum Engineering: Yannis C. Yortsos, Ph.D.

Omar B. Milligan Chair in Petroleum Engineering: Iraj Ershaghi, Ph.D., P.E.

William M. Keck Professor of Energy Resources: Donald M. Paul, Ph.D.

Associate Professors: Behnam Jafarpour, Ph.D.; Kristian Jessen, Ph.D.

Adjunct Associate Professors: Stephen Cheung, Ph.D.; Robert Ehrlich, Ph.D.; Donald G. Hill, Ph.D.; Victor M. Ziegler, Ph.D.

Adjunct Assistant Professors: Andrei Popa, Ph.D.; Ehsan Tajer, Ph.D.

Lecturers: Jincai, Chang, Ph.D.; George Chilingar, Ph.D.; Donald Gautier, Ph.D.; Martin Karrenbach, Ph.D.; Keith Millheim, Ph.D.; Bradford Pierce, M.S.; Wenlong Xu, Ph.D.; Ke-Thia Yao, Ph.D.

Research Professors: Fred Aminzadeh, Ph.D.; Dongxiao Zhang, Ph.D.

Joint Appointments: Edward Crandall, Ph.D., M.D. (Medicine); P. Daniel Dapkus, Ph.D. (Electrical Engineering); Stacey Finley, Ph.D. (Biomedical Engineering); Martin Gundersen, Ph.D. (Electrical Engineering); Aiichiro Nakano, Ph.D. (Computer Science, Physics, Biomedical Engineering); Grace Lu, Ph.D. (Physics and Electrical Engineering); George Olah, Ph.D. (Chemistry); Charles G. Sammis, Ph.D. (Geological Sciences); Raymond Stevens, Ph.D. (Biological Sciences and Chemistry); Armand R. Tanguay Jr., Ph.D. (Electrical and Biomedical Engineering); Mark E. Thompson, Ph.D. (Chemistry); Arieh Warshel, Ph.D. (Chemistry); Chongwu Zhou, Ph.D. (Electrical Engineering)

Emeritus Professors: Elmer L. Dougherty, Ph.D.; Murray Gershenzon, Ph.D. (Electrical Engineering); Florian Mansfeld, Ph.D.; Ronald Salovey, Ph.D.*; Peter Will, Ph.D. (Astronautical Engineering, Industrial and Systems Engineering)

Petroleum Engineering Honor Society: Pi Epsilon Tau