Well-logging interpretation and correlation: SP, gamma, density, sonic, neutron, resistivity, and induction logs
Reservoir engineering, petrophysics, well testing, drilling and well completion, waterflooding, thermal oil recovery, and economic analysis
Design and performance of research projects involved in single- and two-phase-flow core flooding, acidizing, and relative permeability experiments
Organic and analytical chemistry
Computer software and hardware; programming in numerical methods used in solving equations involved in oil, gas, and water pollution and transport
B.S. Chemistry, Fu-Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan, 1977
Research Associate, Bureau of Economic Geology, The University of Texas at Austin (June 1990–Present)
Research Assistant, Bureau of Economic Geology, The University of Texas at Austin (January 1989–May 1990)
Research and Teaching Assistant, Department of Petroleum Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin (1985–1989)
Hovorka, S. D., Knox, P. R., Holtz, M. H., Yeh, J. S., Fouad, Khaled, and Sakurai, Shinichi, 2003, Tapping the potential for large volume sequestration-update on the Frio brine pilot project (abs.), in Briefing book: Second Annual Conference on Carbon Sequestration: developing & validating the technology base to reduce carbon intensity, Alexandria, Virginia, May 5–9, unpaginated.
Hovorka, S. D., Knox, P. R., Holtz, M. H., Yeh, J. S., Fouad, Khaled, and Sakurai, Shinichi, 2002, Sequestration pilot site in the Texas Gulf Coast, USA (abs.): Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Paper No. 135-10, [Link].
Hamilton, D. S., Tyler, Noel, Tyler, Roger, Raeuchle, S. K., Holtz, M. H., Yeh, J. S., Uzcátegui, M., Jimenez, T., Salazar, A., Cova, C. E., Barbato, R., and Rusic, A., 2002, Reactivation of mature oil fields through advanced reservoir characterization: a case history of the Budare field, Venezuela: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 86, no. 7, p. 1237–1262.
Hamilton, D. S., Holtz, M. H., Barba, R. E., Jr., Tyler, Noel, Yeh, J. S., Rodriguez, M., Sanchez, M., Calderon, P., and Castillo, Jaime, 2001, Horizontal well drilling in the heavy oil belt, eastern Venezuela Basin: a post mortem of drilling experience: American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Bulletin Special Publication, Hedberg Conference Horizontal Wells, Focus on the Reservoir, unpaginated.
Knox, P. R., Fouad, Khaled, Zinke, S., Light, Malcolm, Skolnakorn, J., Shi, S., Von Lunen, E., Yeh, J. S., Finley, R. J., Barba, R. E., Jr., Holtz, M. H., Mercer, M., Handford, R., Martinez, C., Sipahioglu, O., Rassi, Claudia, Hamilton, D. S., Akhter, M. S., Clift, S. J., Dunlap, D. B., Mahoney, M., Treviño, R. H., Bullen, G., Chang, C. Y., Ramberger, R., Fuchs, R., Gstrein, M., Zier, N., Baltas, P., and Jarnik, M., 2000, Optimizing hydrocarbon recovery from the Matzen Field, Vienna Basin, Austria: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, final report prepared for OMV, under agreement no. UTA98-0377, variously paginated.
Dean's Honor List, 1973–1977
Outstanding Graduate Award of Fu-Jen Catholic University, 1977
Phi Tau Phi, National Scholastic Honor Society of Taiwan, 1977
Outstanding Graduate Award of Fu-Jen Catholic University, 1976
Pi Epsilon Tau, Petroleum Engineering Honor Society