Geothermal Energy Utilization

Associated with Oil & Gas Development


June 12 – 13, 2007

           Southern Methodist University

Dallas, Texas



Dr. Sabodh K. Garg is a Program Manager for Resource Technology at SAIC. He has over 30 years of comprehensive experience in the fields of multiphase fluid flow in geologic media, pressure transient analysis, geothermal reservoir mechanics, geopressured reservoirs, and rock mechanics. 

In 2001 he received a Special Achievement Award from the Geothermal Resources Council (GRC), and in 2003 received the GRC’s Aidlin Award for his lifetime contributions to geothermal energy development. Dr. Garg has been a Principal investigator/Project Manager on a number of projects funded by the US Department of Energy, USGS, NEDO (Japan), and private companies.

He is the author or co-author of over 80 articles of geothermal literature. Dr. Garg has served as an Editor for Energy Sources (Geothermal), 1990-1993, and has been a member of the Editorial Board of Geothermics, since 1998.

He was General Chairman of the 1998 and 2001 GRC Annual Meetings, Technical Program Chairman for the 2003 GRC Annual Meeting, a member of the US Department of Energy Review panels for Baca reservoir (1980–81) and hot dry rock project (1986), and a member of the US National Academy of Sciences panel on the coupled processes at the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository (1990–1992).

Prior to working at SAIC, Dr. Garg was part of Maxwell Technologies and S-Cubed (1969 until purchase by SAIC in 2001), a Senior Research Associate at the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn (1968-1969), a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Toronto, Institute for Aerospace Studies, Toronto, Canada (1967–1968), and an Assistant Professor at the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India (1965–1967).

He holds a B.A. degree in Mathematics from the Panjab University, India (1960), as well as a M.S.E. (1962) and Ph.D. (1965) degrees in Engineering Mechanics from the University of Florida.


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