Roland N Horne
Dr. Roland N. Horne is the Thomas Davies Barrow Professor of Earth Sciences in the Department of Energy Resources Engineering at Stanford University, and Director of the Stanford Geothermal Program. He was formerly the Chairman of the Department of Petroleum Engineering at Stanford from 1995 to 2006. He is best known for his work in well test interpretation, production optimization, and tracer analysis of fractured reservoirs. To date, he has supervised the graduate research of 37 PhDs, and 120 research MS students. He is the recipient of the Lester C. Uren Award from Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), as well as the John Franklin Carll Award. Horne was elected a member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering in 2002, and in 2007 he was designated an Honorary Member of SPE. Horne is the 2010-2013 President of the International Geothermal Association, Technical Program Cochair of the World Geothermal Congresses 2005, 2010 and 2015, a Guest Professor of the China University of Petroleum, and has served as adviser to Texas A&M University, University of Auckland, and Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.