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educator , chemical engineer

Mario Castaneda, Mexican chemical engineer, educator. Achievements include development of method to determine feed zones in geothermal wells using pressure gradient logging. Fellow Consejo Nacional de Ciencia Y Technology, Mexico, 1976, California, 1979, Bank of Mexico, Stanford, California, 1979, United Nations, 1981, American States Organization, 1988.

Background

Castaneda, Mario was born on October 16, 1954 in Mexicali, British Columbia, Mexico. Came to the United States, 1979. Son of J. Guadalupe and Plasida (Olivares) Castaneda.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, University Sonora, Hermosillo, Mexico, 1977. Master of Science in Petroleum Engineering, Stanford University, 1981. Postgraduate, University Kansas, since 1988.

Career

Laboratory manager, Institute de Investigaciones Electricas., Mexicali, 1978-1979;project engineer, Institute de Investigaciones Electricas., Mexicali, 1981-1985;quality assurance manager, LN Safety Glass, Mexicali, 1986-1987;Research, engineer, Institute Engineering, Mexicali, 1987;project geologist, Alton Geoscience, Irvine, California, 1989-1990;project engineer, Mittelhauser Corporation, Laguna Hills, California, 1990-1992;hydrologist, Arizona Department Environmental Quality, Phoenix, since 1992. Assistant professor of University Sonora, 1977, U. Baja California, Mexicali, 1992.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of method to determine feed zones in geothermal wells using pressure gradient logging.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to science journals.

Membership

Member Society Petroleum Engineers, Association Ground Water Scientists and Engineers, Chemical Engineers Mexico Institute (vice president 1984-1985).

Connections

Married Rosalva Gutierrez, April 21, 1989. Children: Mario Alberto, Mariela.

father:
J. Guadalupe Castaneda

mother:
Plasida (Olivares) Castaneda

spouse:
Rosalva Gutierrez

child:
Mario Alberto Castaneda

child:
Mariela Castaneda