Staff member of the Gulf Coast Carbon Center (GCCC - http://www.gulfcoastcarbon.org)

Areas of Expertise

Subsurface hydrology, numerical modeling and optimization of groundwater resources, multiphase flow and contaminant transport in both the unsaturated and saturated zones, geochemistry modeling and subsurface reactive transport, Mathematical geology, geostatistics, inverse modeling, optimization, risk assessment and risk analysis


Research Locations



Young Scientist Fellowship - Jackson School of Geosciences (2006 - 2007)

Groundwater arsenic contamination in Texas, presented to Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), Albuquerque, New Mexico (2006)

Overview of desalination concentrate issues in Texas, presented to Sandia National Laboratories, Chemistry Department, Albuquerque, New Mexico (2006)

Fate and transport, presented to Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), Austin, Texas (2006)

Area of review: how large is large enough for carbon storage? UIC Conference of the Groundwater Protection Council, UIC Conference of the Groundwater Protection Council, Austin, Texas (2006)

Capillary trapping in the overburden as a defense-in-depth mechanism against leakage from CO2 storage sites: the case of the Tertiary Texas Gulf Coast, presented at CO2SC Symposium, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California (2006)

Could oil fields be good recipients of desalination concentrates?, presented at 2006 Ground Water Summit, San Antonio, Texas (2006)

A desalination database for Texas: a survey of desalination facilities, presented at 2006 Ground Water Summit, San Antonio, Texas (2006)

Carbon storage: what are the potential impacts on groundwater in the Texas Gulf Coast?, presented at 2006 Ground Water Summit, San Antonio, Texas (2006)

Fate and transport, presented at Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), Austin, Texas (2005)

Please pass the salt: using oil fields for disposal of concentrate from desalination plants, presented at Ground Water Summit Program, San Antonio, Texas (2005)

Geochemical sealing of stress corrosion cracks at Yucca Mountain, Nevada, presented at Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, Texas (2005)

Desalination in Texas: what's next?, Bureau of Economic Geology, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas (2004)

Fate and transport, presented to Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), Austin, Texas (2004)

Fate and Transport, presented to Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), Austin, Texas (2004)

Please pass the salt: using oil fields for the disposal of concentrate, presented to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Denver, Colorado (2004)

Please pass the salt: can the oil industry benefit from desalination wastes?, presented to the Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO), Fort Worth, Texas (2004)

Fate and transport, presented to Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), Austin, Texas (2003)

Fate and transport, presented to Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), Austin, Texas (2003)

Characterization of gas transport in a playa wetland, presented at the Spring Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, Baltimore, Maryland (1996)