Researcher Profile

Jackson School of Geosciences

Peter J Polito

Research Engineering/ Scientist Associate V, Geology Foundation, , Jackson School of Geosciences

Work: +1 512 471 9672
Office: JGB 5.324, JGB 6.320
Mailcode: C9000
Curriculum Vitae (pdf)

Areas of Expertise

Designing and building complex experimental systems, working with high fluids, metrology, data acquisition, LabVIEW programing, down hole tool development and testing, odds and ends.

Current Research Programs & Projects

Shell-UT Unconventional Research: Stress dependent permeability of gas shales ( view )Motion De-coupled Hydraulic Delivery System (MDHDS) ( view )

Controls on Methane Expulsion During Melting of Natural Gas Hydrate Systems: Topic Area 2

UT GeoFluids Consortium: Pressure, Stress and Geologic Evolution in the Gulf of Mexico ( view )

GOM^2: Characterizing naturally-occurring methane hydrate at in-situ conditions

Safety Officer, Facilities Planning Committee, Bureau of Economic Geology (2014 - 2015)