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Laurie Dake Challenge

Laurie Dake Challenge Hall of Fame

Laurie Dake Challenge

Laurie Dake Challenge Hall of Fame

Students Hall of Fame

Over the years, the Laurie Dake Challenge has welcomed dozens, if not hundreds of teams. The Hall of Fame includes the names and universities that managed to win the earlier competitions, going back to the 2011/2012 challenge.  

The most recent edition of the Laurie Dake Challenge was won by the student team from the University of Miskolc, Hungary. Congratulations! 

UniversityTeam membersCompetition year
The University of ManchesterMasenesa Shniab, Tara Annisa, Nisa Sukkee, Yasser Altaib, Jinan Salsabila2022/2023
University of MiskolcRafael Valadez Vergara, Agra Adipta, Richard Ayisi Mensah, Idris Olabisi Omogbolahan, Abd Almajeed Alrawi2021/2022
IFP School FranceNargiz Mammadova, Douglas Rodrigues Moura, Guzel Alibaeva, Feriel Adjaout, Venceslas Joseph Marie Oswald Segda2020/2021
Mexican Institute of PetroleumRuth Santos-Naranjo, Irvin Heriberto Carmona-Diaz, Humberto Garcia-Guerrero, Daniel Fuentes-Ibarra, Sinai Morales-Chavez2019/2020
IFP School FranceDamarys Castillo, Serugue Abreu e Santiago, Gregory Charles Barrere, Diego Potenzoni and Floriane Mortier2018/2019
Memorial University of NewfoundlandDaniel Sivira, Jenny Kim, Francis Mujica, Larry Sandoval & Lesley Anne James (Faculty Advisor)2017/2018
IFP School FranceMathilde Baron, Pierre Hacquard, Eseoshene Neusiri, Yesica Quelali and Angelica Tuiran.2016/2017
IFP School FranceErrazi Ben Ahmed, Mohd Rais Rasedy Bin Roslan & David Prigent2015/2016
Dalhousie UniversityCharles Carlisle, Darragh O’Connor & Connor Wentzell2014/2015
IFP School FranceAdedimeji Adeyemi, Maria Luz Molinari & Juan David Morales Gomez2013/2014
Heriot-Watt University UAEHiren Kasekar, Hemal Metha & Sadaf Chishti2012/2013
University of CalgaryBikky Kumar, Samuel Quiroga & Peter Sung 2011/2012
IFP School France 2010/2011


Siddharth Misra


Prof Dr Siddharth Misra’s research focuses on improving subsurface characterization and prospect evaluation for the exploration of hydrocarbons, minerals and water resources.

His major contribution is in the theory of electromagnetic responses of geological formations to various charge polarization phenomena. The theory has enabled him to introduce a multi-frequency electromagnetic log-inversion technique to remove dielectric effects for improved estimation of hydrocarbon pore volume.


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