George A. Cooper

George A. Cooper
Professor Emeritus
GeoSystems

Novel drilling methods, Drill bit design, Borehole stability

Office 417 Davis Hall
Email cooper@ce.berkeley.edu
Fax (510) 642-7476

Biography

George Cooper graduated in 1967 with a Ph.D. in Materials Science from the University of Cambridge, UK. He spent 21 years in industrial research and research management with the UK National Physical Laboratory (UK), Union Carbide (Belgium), Atlas Copco (Switzerland), Castolin (Switzerland) and Schlumberger (UK and France). Since August 1988, he has been the head of the Petroleum Engineering Program at UC Berkeley, and Senior Petroleum Engineer at the DOE Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Education

Ph.D. - Metallurgy and Materials Science, University of Cambridge (Trinity Hall), 1967
M.A. - Metallurgy and Materials Science, University of Cambridge (Trinity Hall), 1967
1st Class Honors - Metallurgy and Materials Science, University of Cambridge (Trinity Hall), 1963