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Texas Geophysical Society

Texas Geophysical Society is a student run organization for geophysics graduate and undergraduates at the University of Texas at Austin. We also serve as the UT Society of Exploration Geophysicists student chapter.

Welcome to the Texas Geophysical Society home page! We’re a student run organization for geophysics students at the University of Texas at Austin. We also serve as the UT Society of Exploration Geophysicists student chapter. We are an organization dedicated to fostering communication and collaboration among geophysicists at UT, to connecting our students with current work done in and outside of academia, and to promoting sciences in the community. We organize technical seminars, social events for students, and volunteer events around Austin. We also support student attendance at the SEG conference each year. If you are interested in becoming an member of Texas Geophysical Society, like our Facebook page and email your name, uteid, and your preferred email address to It’s a great way to meet other students and to make connections with professional geophysicists in academia and in industry! Hook ‘em horns!

TGS Officer Elections – April 9th

Boyd Auditorium – JGB 2.324
5:00 – 5:30 pm


The Texas Geophysical Society (SEG student chapter) is holding officer elections for the Fall 2015 through Spring 2016 therms. This is a terrific opportunity to gain leadership experience, be an active SEG member, and have an important role as a representative of the Jackson School of Geosciences.

Please e-mail Qi Ren if you would like to nominate yourself or another student for an officer position. More information about the election event and available positions can be found here.

Available Officer Positions

  • President
  • Vice President
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Speaker Liaison
  • Volunteer Chair

Introduction to LaTeX Workshop Materials

The TGS would like to thank Matthew Feickert his terrific workshop on LaTeX software. We would also like to thank all of the attendees. Matthew has graciously provided some materials form the course in an online repository. The link can be found below.

LaTeX Workshop Repository
Downloadable materials form the course are held in an online repository:

TGS MATLAB Crash-Course Files

We would like to thank Ryan Swindeman for hosting the MATLAB Crash-Course this spring, as well as everyone who attended! Below are links to the course materials for you to download and use on your own. They are scripts that are in Microsoft Word docx format where the text can be copy and pasted or be converted into MATLAB .m script files. Feel free to e-mail Ryan at if you have any questions.

MATLAB Crash-Course Files


News & Events

Registration for LaTeX Software Workshop Open
Explore UT Campus Open House Event a Huge Success!
2014-2015 Requirements for Active Membership
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