Jon Olson

Jon Olson

Dr. Jon Olson is an associate professor in the Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering Department at the University of Texas at Austin. He specializes in hydraulic fracturing research and teaches geomechanics to petroleum engineering students. He also participates in public outreach focused on secondary school science teachers with regard to energy supply and utilization, the place of fossil fuels in the energy mix for the U.S.A., and the use of geologic carbon storage to mitigate greenhouse gas accumulation in the atmosphere.

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