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Camelia Knapp

Associate Dean, Research

 201 Life Sciences East

Dr. Camelia Knapp is the Associate Dean of Research. She was previously a professor of Geophysics, the V. Brown Monnett Chair of Petroleum Geology and Head of the Boone Pickens School of Geology at Oklahoma State University. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the Oklahoma Geological Foundation.


Dr. Knapp received a Ph.D. in Geophysics from Cornell University and a B.S. in Geophysical Engineering from the University of Bucharest, Romania. She was a Fulbright fellow at Cornell University. In the early years, she worked with the Romanian National Oil & Gas Company and the Romanian National Institute for Earth Physics. She spent 18 years at the University of South Carolina where she was a Professor and the Director of the Earth Sciences and Resources Institute before moving to Oklahoma.

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