New to SHALE INSIGHT™, the University Research Showcase will feature the regional universities and colleges whose students will showcase groundbreaking studies, projects and research surrounding the natural gas industry. Over the past ten years, in collaboration with higher education, the industry has evolved utilizing new innovations and technologies. The Showcase will be a destination for students, faculty and professionals to discuss cutting edge advancements and the future of the natural gas industry.

During the dates and times listed below, students will showcase their industry specific studies, projects and research. Attendees are encouraged to visit the showcase, engage with the students and learn more about these excellent topics.

Moses Ajemigbitse, Penn State University
Raw Material Recovery from Hydraulic Fracturing Residual Solid Waste with Implications for Sustainability and Radioactive Waste Disposal

October 24, 1:45pm – 2:45pm and 4:15pm – 5:15pm
October 25, 11:15am – 12:00pm

Payam Kavousi Ghahfarokhi, West Virginia University
A New Algorithm for Processing Distributed Temperature Sensing

October 24, 10:45am – 11:45am
October 25, 11:15am – 12:00pm

Shawn Grushecky, West Virginia University
Land Use Characteristics and Natural Gas Production from Conventional and Conventional Wells in West Virginia

October 24, 10:45am – 11:45am and 1:45pm – 2:45pm

Shawn Grushecky, West Virginia University
Water Use and Recovery Related to Unconventional Drilling in West Virginia

October 24, 4:15pm – 5:15pm

Kuan-Ming Huang, West Virginia University
Do Natural Hazards in the Gulf Coast Still Matter for the State-level Natural Gas Prices in the United States after the Rise of New Production States?

October 24, 10:45am – 11:45am and 1:45pm – 2:45pm

Changle Jiang, West Virginia University
Lignocellulosic Biomass Derived Activated Carbon for Alkali Metal Ions Removal from Flowback Water

October 24, 4:15pm – 5:15pm

Harrison Loh, West Virginia University
Graphene-Nanoparticle Composite Sensors for Shale Gas Applications

October 24, 10:45am – 11:45am and 1:45pm – 2:45pm

Katie Smye, University of Texas
Variability of Shale Properties in Unconventional Oil and Gas Plays, and their Effects on Resource-in-Place and Productivity Assessments

October 24, 4:15pm – 5:15pm
October 25, 11:15am – 12:00pm