Robert Font, PhD
Font is a Certified Professional and Petroleum Geologist and a Licensed Geologist in multiple states. He also holds the titles of "European Geologist" as awarded by the European Federation of Geologists and "Chartered Geologist" in the United Kingdom.
Font earned his Ph.D., specializing in engineering geology and geomechanics, from Texas A and M University. He has 48 years of professional experience in both academia and industry. He is a former tenured Associate Professor at Baylor University, Project Supervisor and Area Geologist for Conoco, Inc., Executive Vice President at Strategic Petroleum Corporation and President of Geoscience Data Management, Inc.
Font is a Past National President and National Vice President of the American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG), Past President of the Texas Section of AIPG and Past President of the Dallas Geological Society.Font is the author of more than 100 professional papers and multiple courses and the author of the "Test your Knowledge" column in AIPG's "The Professional Geologist" magazine.
Font is an active member of various professional organizations and a Fellow of the Geological Society of America and the Geological Society of London. He is the recipient of various awards including Conoco's "Professor of the Year in Geophysics", AIPG's "Martin Van Couvering Memorial Award", and AIPG's "Ben H. Parker Memorial Medal."
Font is a proud US citizen born in Havana Cuba. His roots are from France, Spain and Great Britain.