Staff

TORP’s staff is made up of academics and professionals from a variety of backgrounds and professions.

TORP’s main research areas include reservoir engineering, secondary and tertiary oil recovery, CO2 sequestration in geologic formations, and coalbed methane recovery.

Shahin Web
Shahin Negahban
Director TORP
785-864-2669

Mark Ballard
Field Liaison Engineer
785-864-4491

Stan McCool Ph.D.

Senior Scientist
Director Chemical Flooding
785-864-2914

Michael Michnick Ph.D.
Senior Scientist Emeritus
785-550-6055
Karen Peltier Ph.D.
Assistant Scientist
Director of Labs
785-864-2912
Scott Ramskill
Research Technologist
785-864-3146
Jyun-Syung Tsau Ph.D.
Associate Scientist
Director CO2 Flooding &
Sequestration
785-864-2913
Jeremy Viscomi
Director of Tech Transfer
785-864-7396