Dr. Terry Engelder

Professor of Geosciences at Penn State University

Dr. Terry Engelder - QRI Scholar

Dr. Terry Engelder

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.

Education: 
Ph.D., Geology, Texas A&M University
M.S., Geology, Yale University
B.S., Geology, Penn State University
Key Awards: 
Named one of Foreign Policy magazine's "Top 100 Global Thinkers"
Fulbright Senior Fellowship, Macquarie University, Australia
French-American Foundation Fellowship, France
Wilson Distinguished Teaching Award, Penn State
Membership in a US earth science delegation to visit the Soviet Union
Geological Society of Washington - Second Place Paper
He has written over 150 research papers
Professional Experience: 
30+ years industry/academic experience