Joonghyeok Heo

Joonghyeok Heo

Assistant Professor, Recruitment and Outreach Coordinator
Department of Geosciences
Geology Program
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Geology Program

Department of Geosciences

 

Joonghyeok (Joon) Heo, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geosciences at the University of Texas - Permian Basin. His research topics include surface and groundwater contamination, environmental geology, carbon sequestration, and hydrological issues with combining field, laboratory and modeling. Dr. Heo works with interdisciplinary data to evaluate spatial and temporal variations in groundwater, surface water, soil, topography, and statistical analysis of the climate with an emphasis on hydrogeology. He has recently focused on understanding the hydrogeological issues and water-energy nexus (water used for energy production) in Permian Basin, Texas. His research group has high-performance computers, modeling simulation software, GPS, GIS and remote sensing applications, field equipment, instruments for water chemistry and laboratory analysis.

He was previously a research fellow at the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor. He has a Ph.D. in Geology and Geophysics from Texas A&M University - College Station, where he conducted research for Water, Energy, and Environmental Studies. See his faculty profiles and read highlights of his recent work on his google scholar. For detailed information on his group, please contact Dr. Heo at heo_j@utpb.edu.

Last Updated: 07/19/2021