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Aygyul-Telyasheva

Congratulations Aygyul Telyasheva—2015 Henry DeWitt Smith Fellowship Winner!

Aygyul Telyasheva is a PhD candidate concentrating on process chemistry of fuels and high energy substances. She is also the president of the SPE student chapter of the Ufa State Petroleum Technological University (USPTU) in Russia. She completed her undergraduate degree in chemical technology of natural energy carriers and hydrocarbon materials at the USPTU and graduated summa cum laude from this program.

Telyasheva is fluent in English and Russian. During her undergraduate and graduate studies, Aygyul’s overall mark  was a perfect 5.0, and the best among   all students in Russia.

USPTU SPE student chapter won an Outstanding Student Chapter Award and a Russia and Caspian Regional Director Award (1st place). She has received an Official Golden Legacy of World Petroleum Council Award and has been a winner of many regional, all-Russian and international contests and competitions. She has been published more than ten times in different journals and conferences related to the process of engineering.

Telyasheva has also created a project called “ProfTELEPORT,” which builds a connection between students and the industry. ProfTELEPORT has been accepted by several major oil and gas companies and universities as a strategy for involving young, ambitious, and highly educated students in business.

SPE Announces 2015 Section Award Winners

Please join us in congratulating our sections who have been recognized for displaying exemplary efforts in technical knowledge dissemination, operations, member benefits, society and community outreach, innovation, and more. They will be presented with awards at the President’s Luncheon at our 2015 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition in Houston, Texas, USA.

2015 Section Award Winners

President’s Award for Section Excellence
Aberdeen
Astana
Azerbaijan
Benin City Nigeria
Calgary
Croatian
Gulf Coast
Macae
Northeast India
Port Harcourt
Roswell
Samara
Saudi Arabia
South Australian
Timan-Pechora
Warri Nigeria

Section Award for Innovation
Bangalore
Lagos
Sakhalin
Tyumen

Section Award for Outstanding Young Professional Activity
Atyrau-Kazakhstan
Brazil
Golfo San Jorge
Turkey

Section Award for Outstanding Student Support
Italian
North India
Oklahoma City
South China Sea

Gold Standard Sections
Aktau
Delta
Lima
Los Angeles Basin
Oman
Oslo
Poland
Qatar
Trinidad and Tobago
Uintah Basin Petroleum
Vancouver
Vietnam

View the 2015 Regional Student Paper Contest Winners

2015 Winners

Africa Region

Undergraduate Division
Zainab Diana Titus, Covenant University
Postgraduate Division
Bibobra Michael Alabrah, Obafemi Owolowo

Asia Pacific Region

Undergraduate Division
Damian Dion Salam, Bandung Institute of Technology
PhD Division
Sara Borazjani, University of Adelaide

Eastern North America Region

Undergraduate Division
Su Li Tham, Pennsylvania State University
Postgraduate Division
Nirjhor Chakraborty, Pennsylvania State University
PhD Division
Philip Myint, Yale School of Engineering and Applied Science Continue reading