Francisca Oboh-Ikuenobe

Geologist named AAAS fellow

Posted by on December 5, 2017

Dr. Francisca Oboh-Ikuenobe, professor of geology and geophysics, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). She receives the recognition for her contributions to the advancement of palynology — the study of organic-walled microfossils such as pollen and spores — and her outstanding efforts in educating the next generation of Earth scientists.

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Geology grad student gets best poster award

Posted by on November 7, 2017

Olufeyisayo Ilesanmi, a Ph.D. candidate in geology and geophysics, received the Best Graduate Student Poster Award at the 54th National Conference of the American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG) on Sept. 25 in Nashville. Her presentation was titled “Geohazard Mapping Using Lidar and Satellite Imagery in Oklahoma.”

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Oboh-Ikuenobe speaks in Nigeria

Posted by on December 23, 2016

Dr. Francisca Oboh-Ikuenobe was one of two invited speakers featured at the Women in Geosciences and Engineering forum during the 34th annual meeting of the Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists in Lagos, Nigeria, on Nov. 16. Oboh-Ikuenobe is interim department chair of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering. Her presentation addressed: 1) areas of focus for technical advancement for women geoscientists; 2) opportunities for professional women in light of low oil prices; and 3) strategies for expanding technical abilities.

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