2009-2010 Life Experiences in Mathematics Lecture Series

Inaugural Lecture: February 25, 2010

Speaker: James C. Meyerhoff

Jim Meyerhoff

Jim Meyerhoff, a former Baylor mathematics student and current partner and Exploration Manager for Krescent Energy Company in Houston, kicked off the new Life Experiences in Mathematics Series on February 25, 2010. The title of his lecture, to a packed audience, was "Lognormal Distributions and their Application to Exploring for Oil and Gas".

Jim Meyerhoff (BSc. '78, MS '83) of Houston, Texas, has built a distinctive career in the oil and energy industry. After graduation, Jim accepted a position as a geophysicist for Amoco Production Company and subsequently worked as Senior Geophysicist for Maxus Exploration Company, and then as Geophysicist and Rockies-Mid Continent Business Unit Manager for Noble Energy. Jim is currently a Partner and Exploration Manager for Krescent Energy Company, LLC in Houston. He has served on the Baylor Geology Advisory Board and is currently an ex-officio member of the committee.

Jim is married to Baylor alumna, Lisa (BS '78, MS '83), who received her juris doctorate from South Texas College of Law in 1990. Lisa is currently a partner with Baker & McKenzie LLP and has been named a Texas Super Lawyer in Intellectual Property Law (top 5 percent of attorneys in the state) for the past six consecutive years. She is a member of Baylor University's Women's Association of Houston.

For a poster advertising Jim Meyerhoff's lecture, please click here.