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Engineering educator

Luis F. Ayala, Venezuelan engineering educator. Recipient Jose Felix Ribas Academic Excellence award, President Republic of Venezuela, 1999. Member of Society Petroleum Engineers.

Background

Ayala, Luis F. was born on June 27, 1974 in Barcelona, Venezuela. Arrived in the United States, 1999. Son of Orlando Felipe Ayala and Albamarina Hernandez.

Education

Bachelor of Science summa cum laude in Chemical Engineering, University Oriente, 1997. Bachelor of Science summa cum laude in Petroleum Engineering, University Oriente, 1999. Master of Science in Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 2001.

Doctor of Philosophy in Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 2004.

Career

Instructor University Oriente, Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela, 1997—1999. Assistant professor The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, since 2004.

Membership

Member of Society Petroleum Engineers.

Connections

Married Zuleima Tharays Karpyn, December 28, 2001.

father:
Orlando Felipe Ayala

mother:
Albamarina Hernandez

spouse:
Zuleima Tharays Karpyn