Student Profile

Jackson School of Geosciences

Kiara Gomez

Kiara  Gomez
B.A., Geosciences, Smith College, 2014
M.S., Petroleum Engineering, Technical University of Crete, 2016
Ph.D., Geological Sciences, UT Austin, expected 2021

Email: kiaragomez@utexas.edu
Mobile: 9293896294
Office: MAI , EPS

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Committee Members


I am generally interested in the applications of biological markers (biomarkers) to address questions in geology and petroleum engineering.

AAPG Grants-In-Aid - AAPG (2019)

GSA Travel Award - Graduate Student Assembly (2019)

Finalist - NDSEG Fellowship - Department of Defense (2018 - 2017)

Fulbright Fellowship - US State Department/Fulbright Student US Program (2014 - 2015)

Subaru Minority Student Scholarship Program ( Northeast Section) - Geological Society of America (2012)

Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship - Andrew W. Mellon Foundation (2012 - 2015)

Gates Millennium Scholarship - Hispanic Scholarship Fund (2010 - 2019)

Graduate Student Assembly Representative, Graduate Student Executive Committee (2019 - Present)

Department Coordinator, Geoscience Executive Student Committee (2019 - Present)

Vice President, American Association of Petroleum Geologists (2018 - Present)

Research Symposium Theme Chair, SEPM Annual Research Conference, AAPG ACE 2019 (2018 - 2019)

Student Representative, Geology and Society Division Ad-Hoc Student Advisory Committee, Geological Society of America (GSA) (2017 - 2018)

Scientist-in-Residence, Environmental Science Institute (ESI) (2017 - 2018)

Mentor, GeoFORCE UT Austin (2016 - Present)

Professional Development Director (2016-17), VP (2017-18), President (2018-19), UT Gates Millennium Scholars (2016 - 2019)