Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences professor Robert Stewart is selected as President-Elect of #SEG
The Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) today announced results of its 2017-2018 Board of Directors election. Robert R. Stewart, who has been a member of the Society for more than 30 years, was selected by a vote of active SEG members to serve as President-Elect for 2017-2018. Following his one-year term as President-Elect, Stewart will assume the office of SEG President following SEG’s 2018 Annual Meeting, scheduled for 14-19 October 2018 in Anaheim, California, USA.
Rob Stewart received his BS in math and physics from the University of Toronto and his PhD in geophysics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has worked in a number of sectors of the geophysics world as an energy company employee (with Chevron’s Oil Field Research Lab in California; ARCO in Dallas; and Chevron Geoscience in Calgary), service company staff member (Veritas Software), small-business owner (GENNIX Technology Inc. and Sonderra, LLC), and nonprofit councilor (Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta). Stewart was professor of geophysics at the University of Calgary and cofounded the CREWES Project, a university-industry consortium. In 2008, he joined the University of Houston (UH) as the Cullen Chair in Exploration Geophysics and is director of the Allied Geophysical Laboratories. He has received UH’s Natural Sciences and Mathematics Teaching Excellence and Provost’s Teaching Awards. Stewart is a licensed geoscientist in Alberta (P. Geo.) and Texas (P.G.). He holds fixed-wing and unmanned aircraft certifications. He has published more than 150 articles in geoscience journals and magazines (some 45 in Geophysics, Interpretation, and The Leading Edge).