Awards & Scholarships

Henry J. Ramey, Jr.

Henry J. Ramey, Jr. (SPE)

AIME Mineral Industry Education Award in 1988

"For noteworthy achievements in advancing the curriculum in petroleum engineering education; as a recognized, outstanding teacher and motivator; and for his success in attracting outstanding young people to pursue courses in petroleum engineering."

Henry J. Ramey, Jr., is Keleen and Carlton Beal Professor of Petroleum Engineering at Stanford University. He .holds a B.S. and Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University. Before joining Stanford in 1965, Dr. Ramey was Professor Df Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University, and worked for Mobil Oil Corporation for twelve years . He is the author of more than two hundred publications and patents.

A past chairman of the Golden Gate Section, Dr. Ramey has served as chairman of several SPE national committees. He served on the SPE board in 1973-1976, and was Distinguished Lectrer in 1967-1968 and Distinguished Lecturer Emeritus in 1983. Dr. Ramey has received numerous awards including the Ferguson Medal, the Uren Award, the Carll Award and the AIME Anthony F. Lucas Gold Medal. He is an Honorary Member of AIME and SPE, and was named a Distinguished Member of SPE in 1983. A member of the National Academy of Engineering, Dr. Ramey has served as Director of several National Research Council energy and mineral boards. He is a consultant to many gas, oil, and utility companies. and domestic and international federal agencies.