Dr. Joe MacQuaker

Joe H.S. Macquaker
Joe H.S. Macquaker is presently a Senior Researcher working at the
ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company in Houston. Recently he
was an Associate Professor in Petroleum Geology at the Department
of Earth Sciences, Memorial University of Newfoundland (St. John's,
Canada) and previously a Faculty Member at the University of
Manchester. He received both a PhD and Honours degrees from the
University of Bristol and was a Postdoctoral Researcher at the
University of Sheffield. His main research interest has been focused on
investigating the fundamental physical, chemical and biological processes that are
responsible for the variability preserved within fine-grained sedimentary rocks. He has
more than 55 papers published in international peer-reviewed journals in these research
areas and was the recipient of the Wallace Pratt award from AAPG in 2013and was a
Distinguished Lecturer for AAPG in 2011 / 2012. He has been an Associate Editor for the
Journal of Sedimentary Research since 1989 and was an Editor for the Journal of the
Geological Society of London from 2000 to 2004. He is currently a Guest Editor for
Interpretations and on the SEPM future strategy group.