Distinguished Engineering Fellows Honored

March 13, 2012

The Bagley College of Engineering honored the 2012 Distinguished Fellows. The Swalm School of Chemical Engineering recognized Petroleum Engineering fellow Mr. Tim Duncan and Chemical Engineering fellow Mr. Burt Harrison, who was unable to attend.

Timothy S. Duncan is currently the president and CEO of Talos Energy LLC. He graduated from Mississippi State University in 1995 with a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering. He is an active member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, IPAA and Houston Producers Forum. He also serves on various local advisory boards including the petroleum engineering program at the University of Houston and Just About Kids, a high school academic booster club. Duncan and his family live in Kingwood, Texas.

Ralph “Burt” Harrison is a 34 year veteran of Chevron Corp. He currently serves as drilling operations manager in charge of all drilling, completion and work over operation in the San Joaquin Valley. A native of Clarksdale, Miss., he earned earning chemical and petroleum engineering degrees from Mississippi State in 1978.Harrison and his wife split time between Bakersfield and Livermore, California.

2012 Distinguished Fellows


Mr. Tim Duncan and Chemical Engineering Director Jason Keith