Jefferson W. Tester

Jefferson W. Tester

Professor Emeritus

Support StaffGwen Wilcox

Research Interests

environmental remediation and control technology, chemical processes in supercritical fluids, technologies for renewable and geothermal energy systems, gas hydrates in natural environments


Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1971

M.S., Cornell University, 1967

B.S., Cornell University, 1966

Honors and Awards

National Academy of Engineering, 2021

Special Achievement Award, Geothermal Resources Council, 2011

Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, 2010

Graduate Student Council Teaching Award, ChemE , 1990

Outstanding Faculty Member Award, ChemE , 1986, 1987, 1989, and 2001

Outstanding Chemical Engineer, AIC, New Mexico Chapter, 1980