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  • Induced Seismicity Consortium (ISC) Annual Review Meeting 2015
    The annual Induced Seismicity Consortium (ISC) meeting will be held on December 7, 2015 at Ronald Tutor Hall at the University of Southern California (USC). The organizations represented at the meeting include speakers from USC as well as external speakers. Jonathan Bishop (Chief Deputy Director, California Water Resources), keynote speaker for the Luncheon at the ISC…
  • Japan Oil, Gas and Metal National Corporation (JOGMEC) Delegation visits USC
    On January 24th, 2018, USC Global Energy Network (GEN) hosted a workshop on USC’s past work on the Monterey Shale for a delegation from Japan Oil, Gas and Metal National Corporation (JOGMEC). The JOGMEC delegation comprised of Sunao Takagi, Director of Unconventional Oil & Gas Technology Division, and Shigehiro Kitamura, Geologist for Unconventional Oil &…
  • Mehran Hosseini successfully defended his Ph.D. Dissertation
    Mehran Hosseini successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation on "Assessing Induced Seismicity Rate Increase Based on Deterministic and Probabilistic Modeling". His dissertation addresses key questions surrounding earthquakes related to wastewater disposal. Mehran's publications previously have been featured in LA Times, Times Magazine and Fortune Magazine. Through the model and simulator developed during the course of his…
  • Professor Lotfi Zadeh Memorial
    On October 26, GEN in collaboration with several other organizations held a memorial celebrating the life of Prof. Lotfi Zadeh, Father of Fuzzy Logic. Prof. Aminzadeh made a brief presentation about  Zadeh, focusing on the impact of his work on oil and gas exploration and production.  This was followed by a few brief personal recollections of Dr. Noman Zada about…
  • Turkish University President Visits USC
    Prof. Dr. Mehmet BULUT, President and Director of İstanbul Sabahattin Zaim University (SZU) visits USC. He was accompanied by Dr. Omer OZBEK the Secretary General of the university. They held discussions with Dr. Raghu Raghavendra, Vice Dean, Prof. Iraj Ershaghi, Director of USC Petroleum Engineering Program and Prof. Aminzadeh, Managing Director USC Global Energy Network…