Dr. Hugh Daigle is an Associate Professor at The University of Texas at Austin within the Hildebrand Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering. He is the director of the undergraduate minor in Sustainable Energy.
Dr. Daigle’s research focuses on characterizing physical and transport properties of rocks using a combination of laboratory experiments and numerical simulation. His research currently focuses on:
- Methane hydrate accumulation in marine sediments, and understanding multiphase flow during production from hydrate reservoirs
- Applications of nanoparticles and nanotechnology in various aspects of oil and gas exploration and production
- Transport processes and geohazards in shallow marine sediments
AB magna cum laude, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University, 2004
PhD, Earth Science, Rice University, 2011
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