Ila Boley received an MS in Energy and Earth Resources, with a specialization in resource science and engineering, from The University of Texas at Austin in May 2022. While attending UT her research focused on reservoir characterization and financial analysis of carbonate reservoirs in Offshore Brazil. In addition to her research, Ila helped create the Energy Excursions website, working with several faculty members and using a breadth of knowledge to create the multifaceted courses centered around the energy sector, available to high school students in Texas and beyond.
Ila worked with Dr. Hilary Olson throughout her graduate program, with focus on several outreach programs, extending beyond Energy Excursions. Prior to attending UT Ila received her Bachelor’s Degree from Miami University (Ohio), in Earth Science and General Business. Ila now works as a Geoscience Intern at ExxonMobil in their Houston, Texas office.
Course Instructor: How Much Water Does it Take?, Energize the Future
Course Designer: In Pursuit of the Safe Well, Put it Back
Course Alignment: In Pursuit of the Safe Well, Put it Back, How Much Water Does it Take?, Energize the Future