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Tandis Bidgoli

Assistant Scientist, Energy Research, Kansas Geological Survey

Address Information

Kansas Geological Survey
1930 Constant Avenue
Lawrence, KS 66047-3724
Phone: (785) 864-3315
Fax: (785) 864-5317
E-mail: tbidgoli@kgs.ku.edu

Education

Professional Experience

Assistant Scientist, University of Kansas--Kansas Geological Survey, 2014-present
Structural geologist and thermochronologist for the Energy Research Section; Conducting applied research in energy exploration and development
Research/ Teaching Assistant, University of Kansas, 2010-2013
Laboratory Assistant for the Isotope Geochemistry Laboratory; Teaching Assistant for KU's Field Geology (field camp) and Structural Geology courses
Exploration Geologist, ExxonMobil Corporation, 2005-2013
Geoscientist on variety of technical projects teams focused on O&G fields and basins in the U.S., Germany, and South America
Instructor, ExxonMobil Training & Recruiting Schools (2007-2010)
Prepared and presented lectures, field-stops, and exercises for various classroom- and field-based schools (e.g., Fundamental Structural and Stratigraphic Concepts, Extensional Tectonics School, Bighorn Basin Recruiting School, etc.)
Neotectonic Researcher, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 2004-2005
Surficial geologic mapping (1:12,000 scale) of the Eglington-Dectur and California Wash faults to determine the extent and age of surface ruptures and paleoseismicity.
Teaching Assistant/ Instructor, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 2002-2004
Provided classroom and field-based instruction for several geology courses including: Field I & II (Geologic Field Mapping Courses), Structural Geology Lab, Historical Geology Lab, and Geophysical Methods.
Intern, San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board, 2001-2002
Reviewed and managed database of over 1000 groundwater contamination cases for the Groundwater Division's, MTBE remediation program.

Teaching

Awards and Honors

Publications

Journals

Minor Works

Maps

Fieldtrip Guidebooks

Abstracts

Other Presentations

  1. 2012 AmericaView Fall Technical Meeting, USGS EROS Center, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, "Comparison of Absolute and Relative Radiometric Corrections for Atmospheric Attenuation," 09/25/14
  2. Kansas Geographic Information Systems Policy Board Meeting, Topeka, Kansas, "Project GeoHawk," 03/11/11

Research Grants

Pending Support

  1. U.S. Department of Energy, 10/01/14-09/30/17, Geomechanical Modeling of a Mississippian Reservoir through Analog Site Characterization, Field Test, and New Geophysical Surveillance, $1,846,658 (Joint PI, with Yevhen Holubnyak).
  2. U.S. Department of Energy--Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, 10/01/14-09/30/15, Geothermal resource potential of southern Kansas: Workflows for predictive mapping and assessment of geothermal resources in mature petroleum provinces, $435,939 (Joint PI, with K. David Newell)
  3. U.S. Department of Energy--Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, 10/01/14-09/30/15, Geothermal assessment of parts of the northern Walker Lane and Central Nevada Seismic belts: Concept and cccurrence model approaches, $513,579 (Co-PI, with Doug Walker, Daniel Stockli, Joe Iovenitti, Andy Sabin, Joe Andrew, Diane Kamola, Phil Wannamaker, Mack Kennedy, and Nic Spycher).
  4. U.S. Department of Energy--Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, 10/01/14-09/30/15, Geothermal assessment of Nellis Air Force Base: Concept and occurrence Model approaches, $508,809 (Co-PI, with Doug Walker, Daniel Stockli, Joe Iovenitti, Andy Sabin, Joe Andrew, Diane Kamola, Phil Wannamaker, Mack Kennedy, and Nic Spycher).

Student Research Grants and Scholarships

Service and Outreach

Workshops and Short Courses Attended

Professional Affiliations


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