Ellen Gilliland

Assistant Professor
133 Randolph Hall

Expertise/Areas of Interest

Geophysical monitoring and design; Seismology; Carbon management, reservoir characterization, hydraulic fracturing; Domestic and global energy policy


B.S. Geophysics, University of Oklahoma, 2006
M.S. Geosciences, Virginia Tech, 2009
Ph.D. Mining Engineering, Virginia Tech, 2016

  • Carbon storage / Enhanced gas recovery
  • ENGR 1814: Energy, Resource Development, and the Environment
  • MINE 2114: Energy and Raw Materials: Geopolitics and Sustainable Development
  • MINE 4554: Mining Engineering Leadership Seminar
  • MINE 5944: Graduate Seminar