Lucas Whatley

Graduated in early Spring 2018
Master's of Science in Petroleum Engineering
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Summary

I received my Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from Georgia State University in 2014. I am currently pursuing a Masters degree in Petroleum Engineering under the guidance of my advisor Dr. Reza Barati. My research includes the application of nanoparticles as fluid loss additives in hydraulic fracturing fluids as well as drilling fluids. I am also researching their capability to be used as carriers for breaker enzymes in drilling fluids.  In addition to research, I am a teaching assistant for the Reservoir Engineering course in the Chemical and Petroleum Engineering department. During my first year as a graduate student I received the Ernest Lyder Memorial Fellowship. In my free time I enjoy hiking, backpacking, and anything that gets me outdoors. 


Upcoming Events and Deadlines

Friday, May 3rd - 8:30AM | Priya Darshini Srinivasan's Final Doctoral Defense | CEBC, Building A, Conference Room

and Paul Willhite's Retirement Celebration | 6-8pm | Beren Petroleum Conference Center

Saturday, May 4th - Annual Departmental Awards Banquet | 5:30 - 8:30pm | KU Memorial Union's Ballroom | RSVP LINK

Saturday, May 18th - School of Engineering Recognition Ceremony | starts at 8am | Allen Fieldhouse

Saturday, May 18th - Doctoral Hooding Ceremony | 7:30pm | Lied Center | LINK

Sunday, May 19th - University Commencement | 10:30am | https://commencement.ku.edu/


CPE Weekly Graduate Seminar Schedule 

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