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This profile was last updated on 9/29/07  and contains information from public web pages and contributions from the ZoomInfo community.

Dr. William L. Fisher

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Employment History

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Education

  • B.S.
    Southern Illinois University
  • Ph.D. , geology
    University of Kansas
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AIME AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIPS
www.aimehq.org, 29 Sept 2007 [cached]
William L. Fisher 2004 "For his significant contributions to numerous atlases and geological surveys containing invaluable advice on oil and gas recovery technology and energy and mineral resource assessment." Biography Dr. Fisher holds the Leonidas T. Barrow Chair in Mineral Resources at the University of Texas at Austin and directs the Geology Foundation. He is former chairman of the Department of Geological Science and former Director of the Bureau of Economic Geology. Dr. Fisher is a long-time adviser to state and federal officials and testifies frequently to the U.S. Congress. He lectures extensively and has published more than 200 articles, reports, and books. Currently, Dr. Fisher serves on the National Petroleum Council; he is a member of the commission on Geoscience, Environment, and Resources and past Chairman of the Board on Earth Sciences and Resources of the National Academy of Sciences; he serves on the boards of Pogo Producing Company and the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority. He is a member of the Advisory Council of the Gas Research Institute and currently serves on the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology Energy Research Panel. Dr. Fisher is a former member of the White House Science Council and the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board and is past president of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, the American Geological Institute, the American Institute of Professional Geologists, the Association of American State Geologists, the Austin Geological Society, and the Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies; he is a Fellow and former Councilor of the Geological Society of America. Dr. Fisher served as Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Energy and Minerals and as a member of the White House Energy Resources Council during the Ford Administration. He holds a B.S. and D.Sc. (Hon.) from Southern Illinois University, M.S. and Ph.D. in geology from the University of Kansas, and is a member of the National Academy of Engineering.
Earth Science World - Gateway to the Geosciences
www.earthscienceworld.org, 7 Sept 2007 [cached]
William L. FisherEarth Science World - Gateway to the Geosciences
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William L. FisherUniversity of Texas
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Dr. Fisher holds the Leonidas T. Barrow Chair in Mineral Resources at the University of Texas at Austin and directs the Geology Foundation.He is former chairman of the Department of Geological Science and former Director of the Bureau of Economic Geology.
Dr. Fisher is a long-time adviser to state and federal officials and testifies frequently to the U.S. Congress.He lectures extensively and has published more than 200 articles, reports, and books.
Currently, Dr. Fisher serves on the National Petroleum Council; he is a member of the commission on Geoscience, Environment, and Resources and past Chairman of the Board on Earth Sciences and Resources of the National Academy of Sciences; he serves on the boards of Pogo Producing Company and the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority.He is a member of the Advisory Council of the Gas Research Institute and currently serves on the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology Energy Research Panel.Dr. Fisher is a former member of the White House Science Council and the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board and is past president of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, the American Geological Institute, the American Institute of Professional Geologists, the Association of American State Geologists, the Austin Geological Society, and the Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies; he is a Fellow and former Councilor of the Geological Society of America.
Dr. Fisher served as Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Energy and Minerals and as a member of the White House Energy Resources Council during the Ford Administration.He holds a B.S. and D.Sc. (Hon.) from Southern Illinois University, M.S. and Ph.D. in geology from the University of Kansas, and is a member of the National Academy of Engineering.
Geological Society of America - Newsroom - News about Members
rock.geosociety.org, 16 Feb 2002 [cached]
GSA Senior Fellow William L. Fisher is the recipient of the 2007 Marcus Milling Legendary Geoscientist Medal.
seg.org - Recent News Briefs
www.seg.org, 8 Nov 2011 [cached]
The William L. Fisher Congressional Geoscience Fellowship is funded through an endowment in honor of William L. Fisher, the Leonidas T. Barrow Centennial Chair in Mineral Resources and Professor at the John A. and Katherine G. Jackson School of Geosciences at the University of Texas, Austin. At the national level, Fisher served as the Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Energy and Minerals under President Ford. He served as an advisor to the President and Secretaries of Energy and the Interior for several administrations, and chaired numerous National Research Council committees and boards.
AIPG - American Institute of Professional Geologists
www.aipg.org, 2 Nov 2014 [cached]
William L. Fisher Advisory Board Representative
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William L. Fisher President -Elect
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William L. Fisher President
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