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Paul M. Bommer, Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer and Chevron Lecturer in Petroleum Engineering

The Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering

UT Austin

Learning is accomplished if the student can be convinced that the material is valuable.

The best delivery of the material engages the student, normally through the Socratic Method or variations on this notion. The teacher should always present a friendly yet thoroughly knowledgeable personality in order to achieve the best result.