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Chilingar, George

Distinguished Emeritus Professor
USC Ambassador
Recipient of the 2009 Faculty Lifetime Achievement Award 

Dr. George Chilingar

Contact Information

Dr. George Chilingar
Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Southern California 
Kaprielian, Room 210
3620 S. Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90089-2531

Tel:  (213) 740-0603
Fax: (213) 744-1426
Email: gchiling@usc.edu

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

Publications News

Research Interests
  • Environmental aspects of oil and gas production
  • Petrophysical properties of rocks and drilling fluids
  • Surface and subsurface operations in petroleum production
  • Subsidence due to the fluid withdrawal, testing and storage of petroleum products

Biographical Information

Ph.D. 1956 University of Southern California
M.S. 1950 University of Southern California
B.S. 1949 University of Southern California

Certified Petroleum Geologist
American Assoc. Petroleum Geologists
Certified Professional Chemist
Certified Geologist, State of California 

Recent Papers  

  • Gas Migration, Events Preceding Earthquakes
  • Carbonates and Evaporites
  • Energy Sources
  • Russian Geology and Geophysics