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Baylor Math Alumnus Jim Meyerhoff Kicks Off New Lecture Series

Feb. 25, 2010

Jim Meyerhoff

The Department of Mathematics launched a new lecture series, Life Experiences in Mathematics Series, on February 25, 2010 when Jim Meyerhoff, a former Baylor mathematics student and current partner and Exploration Manager for Krescent Energy Company in Houston, spoke on "Lognormal Distributions and their Application to Exploring for Oil and Gas" to a packed audience.

Jim Meyerhoff (BS '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.

The Department of Mathematics already has two distinguished annual lecture series, the Baylor Lecture Series in Mathematics and the Baylor Undergraduate Lecture Series in Mathematics.