Awards & Scholarships

Robert L. Whiting

Robert L. Whiting (SPE)

AIME DeGolyer Distinguished Service Medal in

For lifelong dedication to the education of petroleum engineering students and outstanding service to the Society of Petroleum Engineers.

Robert L. Whiting is emeritus professor of petroleum engineering at Texas A&M University. Throughout the course of his career, he has made significant contributions to oil and gas recovery technology and has gained international renown as a petroleum engineering educator. He has instilled a quest for excellence in the thousands of students he taught and counseled during his 30-year tenure.