Professor of Geosciences at Penn State University
Dr. Terry Engelder is a leading authority on the recent Marcellus gas shale play. He has previously served on the staffs of the US Geological Survey, Texaco, and Columbia University. Short-term academic appointments include those of Visiting Professor at Graz University in Austria and Visiting Professor at the University of Perugia in Italy.
Dr. Engelder has been named one of Foreign Policy Magazine's "Top 100 Global Thinkers" for 2011. Other academic distinctions include a Fulbright Senior Fellowship in Australia and Penn State’s Wilson Distinguished Teaching Award. He has written 150 research papers, many focused on Appalachia, and a book, the research monograph "Stress Regimes in the Lithosphere." In the international arena, he has worked on exploration and production problems with companies including Saudi Aramco, Royal Dutch Shell, Total, Agip, and Petrobras.