Recent USC Student Chapter Activities

usc_picture1Recently, representatives from the The University of Southern California’s SPE Student Chapter gave presentations, participated in technical sessions, received awards, and helped to present the USC Petroleum Engineering Program on the exhibition floor at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition.

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Guest speakers included Professor Yannis Yortos, Dean of the Viterbi School of Engineering, Professor Iraj Ershaghi, head of the PEP, Professor Kristian Jessen of PEP, and Professor Travis Williams of the chemistry department. The last general meeting of the fall semester commenced with 2006 SPE President Dr. Eve Sprunt of Chevron. Additionally, 20 students visited the THUMS Island in Long Beach to explore a drilling rig.