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John D. McLennan

Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering

BASc., Geologic Engineering, University of Toronto, 1974
MASc., Civil Engineering, University of Toronto, 1976
PhD., Civil Engineering, University of Toronto, 1980

Biographical Sketch:

Since October 2009, John McLennan has been an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Utah. He has been a Senior Research Scientist at the Energy & Geoscience Institute and a Research Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Utah, since January 2008. He has a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the University of Toronto, in 1980. He has thirty years of experience in geomechanics with petroleum service and technology companies. He worked nine years for Dowell Schlumberger in their Denver, Tulsa and Houston facilities. Later, with TerraTek in Salt Lake City, Advantek International, in Houston, and ASRC Energy Services in Anchorage, he worked on projects concerned with coalbed methane recovery, rock mechanical properties determinations, produced water and drill cuttings reinjection, as well as casing design issues related to compaction. Recent work has focused on optimized gas production from shales and unconsolidated formations, fluid-rock interactions and geothermal energy recovery.
John McLennan
Salt Lake City, Utah 84112
Office: MEB 2292
Work Phone: 801-587-7925
Cell Phone: 801-634-4412