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UH AAPG Wildcatters

UH AAPG Wildcatters

The American Association of Petroleum Geologists is the world’s largest geological group and strives for the advancement in geological technology and research while providing a wide variety of professional opportunities such as conferences, publications, and educational services. The University of Houston’s AAPG Student Chapter bridges the gap between professionals and UH geoscience students interested in careers in oil and gas exploration. UH AAPG hosts monthly meetings, guest lecturers from academia and industry, field trips, and other social activities that are geared toward promoting student involvement in petroleum geology. Meetings are held on campus and are open to students, faculty, and industry professionals.

Advisor: Dr. Magdalena Ellis Curry, Dr. Paul Mann
Club Website:  www.aapg.  
Official Organization Website:

2020-2021 Officers 

President: Sean Romito
Vice President: Spencer Fuston
Treasurer: Md Nahidul Hasan
Secretary: Lila Maddie Bishop
Webmaster: Hualing Zhang
Social Chair: Thomas Casteel
Energy Coalition Rep: Bryan Moore
Professional Master's Rep: Mei Liu  
Historian:  Aydin Shahtakhtinskiy

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The University of Houston combined student chapter of the Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists (AEG) and American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG) is a student organization dedicated to education and advancements in environmental and engineering geology, geophysics, and hydrogeology. The activities of the chapter range from seminar series to field trips and outreach. Both AEG and AIPG memberships are free for students and open to any interested student. AEG/AIPG contributes to its members’ professional success and the public welfare by providing leadership, advocacy, and opportunities to be involved in applied research.

Advisor: Regina Capuano
Club Website:
Official Organization Website:



2021 Officers:

Alexandra Jones - President
Abby Gonzalez - Vice President
Joanne Chavali - Webmaster
Emilio Jamerlan - Social coordinator
Aya Yagi - Secretary
Raisa Akbar - Treasurer


UH GeoSociety

UH GeoSociety

The Geological Society at the University of Houston is dedicated to providing geoscience students with opportunities for further education, networking, and fellowship. We are also a platform from which University of Houston students can give back to the local community by volunteering. Every year, GeoSociety volunteers at local geosciences events, hosts social gatherings, and takes members on a winter field trip to a unique geologic location. GeoSociety hosts monthly meetings which are open to all university students and faculty.

Advisors: Paul Mann
Club Website:

2020-2021 Officers:

President:  Marco Urdaneta/
VP: Kenneth Shipper/
Treasurer: Ian Morris/
Historian: Leo Collier/
Secretary: Chase Meinert/
Marketing Officer: Weston Charles/
Organizing Chairs: Trey Sessums/ , Macdennis Nwaeze/

SEG Wavelets

SEG Wavelets

SEG Wavelets is the University of Houston's Society of Exploration Geophysicists student chapter. It devoted to promoting education in geophysics. We work with professional organizations, industry professionals, University of Houston faculty, and other EAS student organizations to bring those students educational, social, and possible future employment opportunities.

Advisor: Dr. Lorenzo Colli
Club Website:
Facebook Page:
LinkedIn Page:
Official Organization Website:

SEG Wavelets 2020-2021 Officers:
President: Benjamin Miller, Email:
Vice President: Michael Martinez, Email:
Treasurer: Kenneth Shipper, Email:
Secretary: Faith Walton, Email:

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