Department of Geosciences - Faculty
Dr. Hendratta Ali
Associate Professor of Geosciences
Office: Tomanek Hall, 239
Curriculum Vitae - contact me for a current vitae
Educational Background | Courses Taught | Research Interests & Specializations | Current Research
Recent Publications | Awards Received | Professional Memberships | Service Activities | Personal Interest
Greetings, and welcome to the Department of Geosciences. On this page, you will find a few facts about my background, my research interests, and my personal interests. If you would like to know more about me or the Department, feel free to call or email me.
Ph. D. | 2010 | Oklahoma State University- Stillwater, OK
D.E.A. (post graduate) | 2005 | University of Yaounde I- Yaounde, Cameroon
M.S. | 2003 | University of Yaounde I- Yaounde, Cameroon
B.S. | 1998 | University of Yaounde I- Yaounde, Cameroon
General Education: Introduction to geology, Introduction to petroleum
Major Courses : Exploration Geology , Geophysical well logging; Seismic Interpretation; Stratigraphy;
Subsurface mapping; Environmental issues in Petroleum Geology; Subsurface
mapping; Geologic Analysis
Software: IHS kingdom, IHS Petra, Golden Software-Surfer, SeisWare,
PhreeqCI, Netpath, AquaChem
Aqueous and environmental geochemistry (including stable isotope
Exploration geology and sediment geochemistry
Current Graduate Students: Casey Langdon, Andrew
Christiano, Muhhammad Karim, Olasunmade Ogunsegha, Steve Reed , Luke Thompson
Sprunt E., Prasad M., and Capello M. A. 2016.
SEG Women's Network Committee announces Annual Meeting workshop on bullying,
bias. The Leading Edge 35, 9; pp.
798-799 (2 pages) http://dx.doi.org/10.1190/tle35090798.1
Ali, H. N., and Atekwana, E. A., 2016. Dissolved
inorganic carbon evolution in neutral discharge from mine tailings piles. Hydrol.
Process., doi: 10.1002/hyp.10774.
J. H. Green, and H. N. Ali., 2016. Thin Section Analysis
of a Mississippian Cored Interval for Incorporation to Reservoir and
Depositional Models (McPherson County, Kansas, USA) Datapages / Search and
Discovery Article, AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition, Calgary, Canada, June
Ali. H. 2016. Influence of
Sediment Acidification on Water Quality in Carbonate Environments: A Laboratory
Experiment. Fort Hays
State University’s John Heinrichs Scholarly and Creative Activities Day, April 27
Karim M., Ali H., Matende K.N., et al., 2015.
basement structures from aeromagnetic data associated with oil producing fields
in parts of the central Kansas uplift. SEG Technical Program Expanded Abstracts, pp 1573-1577. http://dx.doi.org/10.1190/segam2015-5923707.1
Ali H. and Cruz A., 2015.
Elemental and chemostratigraphic characterization of a Mississippian core
interval from south central Kansas. American Association of Petroleum
Geologists, Mid-Continent Section Meeting, October 2015
Ali H., 2015.
Chemostratigraphy and Magnetic Susceptibility Characterization of Rock Cuttings
from a Well With Oil-Bearing Intervals: Upper Pennsylvanian Series, North
Central Kansas, AAPG Datapages / Search and Discovery Article #90216, AAPG
Annual Convention and Exhibition, Denver, CO., May 31 - June 3.
Ali, H. A and Atekwana Eliot A., 2009. "Effect of Progressive Acidification on Stable Carbon Isotope of Dissolved Inorganic Carbon in Surface Waters." Chemical Geology, vol. 260, iss. 1-2, pp. 102-111.
Anna C. Shaughnessy, Hendratta N. Ali: “Success Strategies
From Women in
STEM - A Portable
Mentor, second edition, edited by Peggy A. Pritchard and Christine S.
Grant” in The Leading Edge April
2016, Vol. 35, No. 4, pp. 372-373
- OSU Alumni, Questar and Skinner graduate fellowship award, 2008-2010
- Oklahoma State University Graduate Student Association Travel Grant, 2007-2008
- National Association of Graduate and Professional Students annual meeting travel grant, 2007
- National Association of Black Geologist and Geophysicist Mark Gipson Award, 2006-2009
- OSU-GPSGA Outstanding Leadership Award, 2006-2007
- McNutt Scholarship, University of Missouri- Rolla, 2005-2006
- Second best M.S. Graduate, Earth Sciences, University of Yaounde I, Cameroon, 2003
- Petroleum Geology for Non-Geologists
- Well logging
to 3D Seismic Interpretation
- Tips and
tricks for isopach mapping
Current Professional Activities and Projects
- Anthropogenic impact on carbon cycling in tropical estuaries (Atlantic
coast of west Africa)
- DIC in mine waste discharge form carbonate environments
- Sediment geochemistry and chemo-stratigraphy in carbonate systems
- Hydrocarbon degradation in shallow reservoirs
- FHSU AAPG - Imperial Barrel Award competition advisor
- Society of Exploration Geophysicists Women’s network Committee Webinar