Texas Engineering Executive Education

Lee Chin

Lee Chin serves as an adviser and external member of Ph.D. candidate committees in the reservoir simulation group, Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Chin was Reservoir Engineering Fellow, retired from ConocoPhillips with 32+ years of industry experience in developing and applying numerical modeling technologies to evaluate, quantify, and resolve major field problems associated with geomechanics issues that impact reservoir performance, and field operation and production. He has more than 40 technical paper publications, holds three patents, and received several technical awards including the 2007 Mike Fetkovich reservoir engineering technical excellence award from ConocoPhillips, which recognizes reservoir engineering technical excellence and business impact and the 2009 SPE mid-continent NA regional technical award - reservoir description & dynamics. He holds B.S. and M.S. degrees from National Taiwan University and a Ph.D. degree from the Pennsylvania State University, all in Chemical Engineering. He is a licensed Professional Engineer and a member of SPE, AIChE, and ACS.