Researcher Profile

Jackson School of Geosciences

Owen A Callahan

Owen A Callahan
Postdoctoral Fellow, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences

Office: BEG 3.102
Mailcode: E0630

Research Locations



Career Development Publication Award - Bureau of Economic Geology (2019 - 2020)

Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award - The University of Texas at Austin (2016)

Graduate Scholarship - Geothermal Resources Council (2015 - 2016)

Graduate Research Grant - AAPG Foundation (2015 - 2016)

Research Fellowship - GDL Foundation (2014 - 2014)

Student Research Grant - Geological Society of America (2013 - 2014)

Powers Graduate Fellow - The University of Texas at Austin (2012 - 2017)

Student Research Grant - Evolving Earth Foundation (2006 - 2007)

Student Research Grant - Geological Society of America (2005)

Harold F. Johnson Scholar - Hampshire College (1998 - 2002)

Co-chair, Workshop committee, GRC Annual Meeting (2019 - Present)

Mentor, Jackson Scholars (2019 - Present)

Co-editor, Texas Basement Geology Report of Investigations, Bureau of Economic Geology (2018 - Present)

Co-founder and President, Student Chapter of the GRC at UT Austin (2016 - 2017)

Member, Student Committee, Geothermal Resources Council (2015 - 2017)

Session co-convener, AGU Annual Meeting (2015)

Session co-convener, GSA Annual Meeting (2014)

Reviewer, NSF-EAR Tectonics Program; Journal of Structural Geology; Solid Earth; GSA Bulletin; Bureau of Economic Geology Open File Map Series; Society of Petroleum Engineers Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering; GRC Transactions; AAPG Bulletin; Journal of the Ge (2012 - Present)

Session co-convener, GSA Cordilleran Section Meeting (2007)

Instructor, GeoFORCE Academy ( - Present)

Lithologic, structural, and tectonic factors potentially influencing basement-involved seismicity in the Fort Worth Basin: observations from the Llano Uplift, Annual Fracture Research and Application Consortium Symposium, Austin, TX (2019)

Geothermal Power: the other Earth energy, Jackson School of Geosciences Undergraduate Honors Program, Austin, Texas (2019)

Chemical alteration, damage, healing, and fracture growth in hydrothermal systems, Technical Talk, Bureau of Economic Geology, Austin, Texas (2018)

Interactions between chemical alteration, fracture growth, and fluid flow in hydrothermal systems, California State University, Sacramento, California (2018)

Chemical alteration and fracture growth in hydrothermal systems, Lithosphere and Deep Earth Seminar, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas (2018)