Matthew T. Balhoff is a professor in the Hildebrand Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering and director of the Center for Subsurface Energy and the Environment at UT-Austin. He co-leads the Industrial Affiliates Program on Chemical Enhanced Oil Recovery. Balhoff received his BS (2000) and PhD (2005) in chemical engineering from Louisiana State University. He became an SPE Distinguished member in 2017 and is a winner of the 2017 SPE Southwestern North America Regional Reservoir Description and Dynamics Award, 2014 SPE Young Member Outstanding Service Award, and 2012 SPE Teaching Fellow Award. Balhoff has more than 70 peer-reviewed publications in the areas of enhanced oil recovery; carbon capture, utilization, and storage; unconventional resource production; and fundamental processes of flow and transport through porous media.