Hart Energy and Oil and Gas Investor presented the 2020 Pinnacle Award at the Women in Energy luncheon to Dr. Sharon L. Wood, Ph.D., P.E., and Dean of the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. The Pinnacle Award recognized her dedication to the advancement of architectural and environmental engineering.
As dean of one of the largest engineering schools in the U.S., with more than 8,000 students, Woods—a civil engineer—is the first woman to hold the title at UT-Austin. It is a position she’s held since 2013.
Please enjoy this one-on-one interview where Dean Wood shared her experiences, challenges and success with Hart Energy’s Jessica Morales.
Today’s featured 25 Influential Women in Energy honoree is Shauna Noonan, director of artificial lift at Occidental Petroleum Corp. and president for the Society of Petroleum Engineers.
Today’s featured 25 Influential Women in Energy honoree is Kristen Ray, vice president of technology of petroleum and legacy U.S. assets at BHP based in Houston.
Today’s featured Forty Under 40 honoree is Nick Vandivere, CEO of ThoughtTrace which is a Houston-based software company using AI and machine learning to streamline operations for the energy industry.