Zuleima Karpyn, associate professor and Quentin E. and Louise L. Wood Faculty Fellow in Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering will serve as the interim director of the EMS Energy Institute for one year while Director Chunshan Song is on sabbatical leave. Dean Easterling, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, announced that Dr. Karpyn’s appointment will officially begin July 1, 2013.
Dr. Karpyn has been active with the EMS Energy Institute for many years and is currently the petroleum and natural gas program director at the EMS Energy Institute. In addition, she is co-director for the Center for Quantitative X-Ray Imaging (CQI), located in the Institute. Dr. Karpyn is an expert on multiphase flow and transport phenomena in porous media, as well as digital rock physics, including applications in reservoir engineering, unconventional resources characterization, underground hydrology, and environmental remediation.
Visit Dr. Karpyn's webpage to learn more about her research and teaching.