John H. Shaw

Harry C. Dudley Professor of Structural and Economic Geology and Chair of the Earth & Planetary Sciences Department at Harvard University 330
John H. Shaw

John H. Shaw is the Harry C. Dudley Professor of Structural and Economic Geology and Chair of the Earth & Planetary Sciences Department at Harvard University. He leads an active research program in structural geology and geophysics, with emphasis on petroleum exploration and production methods. He received a Ph.D. from Princeton University in structural geology and applied geophysics, and was employed as a senior research geoscientist at Texaco's Exploration and Production Technology Department in Houston, Texas. Shaw's research interests include complex trap and reservoir characterization in fold-and-thrust belts and deepwater passive margins. He heads the Structural Geology and Earth Resources Program at Harvard, an industry-academic consortium that supports student research in petroleum systems.

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