Taylor Barnhart

Taylor  Barnhart
B.S., Geological Sciences, University of Oregon, 2017
M.S., Energy and Earth Resources, University of Texas at Austin, expected 2021

Office: UTA , BEG


Committee Members

Taylor Barnhart is a second year master's student in the energy and earth resources program at UT. After completing a Bachelor of Science degree in geological sciences with minors in economics and environmental studies from the University of Oregon, Taylor joined the Peace Corps in Tanzania teaching science and English at a secondary school for two years. Now he is a graduate research assistant at the Gulf Coast Carbon Center of the Bureau of Economic Geology. Taylor's interests revolve around water resource management, hydrology, hydrogeology, the water-energy nexus, environmental economics, and the governmental policies surrounding water.

Current Research Projects

Cost of Geologic Characterization for CO2 Storage: Case Studies for Onshore and Offshore Storage Sites in the United States with Diverse Surface Environments and Groundwater Resources

Past Research Projects

The Issue of Scaling Effect When Determining Porosity and Permeability In Volcanic Pyroclasts

Energy and Earth Resources Fellowship - Jackson School of Geosciences (2019 - 2021)