Student Profile

Jackson School of Geosciences

Woong Mo Koo

Woong Mo  Koo
B.S., Earth and Environmental Sciences, Korea University, 2003
M.S., Geophysics, Korea University, 2005
M.S., Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin, 2015
Ph.D., Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin, expected 2018



My current research interests focus on depositional processes in subaqueous transitional flows and their resultant sedimentary characteristics.

Current Research Projects

Connection between submarine lobe deposits to depositional processes in sediment-gravity flows

Past Research Projects

Architecture and Evolution of Submarine-Fans, and Coupling with Shelf-Edge Processes in Supply-Dominated Margins

Paleomagnetic Study for the Cretaceous Laiyang Basin in the Shandong Province, Northeast China: Tectonic Implications for East Asia

Duchin, Michael Bruce, Centennial Memorial Endowed Presidential Scholarship - The University of Texas at Austin (2015 - 2016)

Statoil Graduate Research Assistant Fellowship - Statoil (2015 - 2017)

1st Place Award in Late-Career M.S. Best Poster - ConocoPhillips and Jackson School (2015)

William Dow Hamm Memorial Grant - AAPG (2014)

Overseas graduate study scholarship - KNOC (2013 - 2015)

Lateral vs. distal fringe facies transitions on fan lobes, Washakie Basin, RioMar, Texas, USA (2016)

Coupling of basin-floor fan behavior with shelf-margin processes: Maastrichtian Washakie Basin, Wyoming, AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition, Colorado, USA (2015)

Variability of Transitional Flows on Submarine Fan Fringes, RioMar, Texas, USA (2015)

Evolution of Submarine FansCoupling With High Sediment-Supply Shelf-MarginsWashakie Basin, Wyoming, Soft rock seminar, Texas, USA (2015)

Architecture and Evolution of Submarine Fans Coupling With High Sediment-Supply Shelf-Margins: Maastrichtian Washakie Basin, Wyoming, RioMar, Texas, USA (2014)

Evolution of turbidite deposits on basin floor and link to shelf margin processes: Washakie Basin, Wyoming, ConocoPhillips and Jackson School, Texas, USA (2013)