Eric Eslinger - A geologist, Eslinger has worked in both the petroleum industry (research/operations with Cities Service/OXY USA/Occidental Petroleum in Tulsa for nine years) and the environmental hydrogeology industry. Also, he held academic positions at Mary Washington College, West Georgia College (now University), Georgia Institute of Technology (adjunct), Union College (adjunct), and he is
recently retired Professor at The College of Saint Rose (Albany). His interests are petrophysics, reservoir characterization, sandstone and shale diagenesis, and clay mineralogy. Coauthor of book: Clay Minerals for Petroleum Geologists and Engineers, SEPM Short Course Notes, No. 22, 468 pp., 1988. Coordinator of short course: Clay Minerals for Log Analysts and Petrophysicists, SPWLA 41st Annual Symposium, Dallas, TX, June, 2000. He received a BS in Geology from West Virginia University and Ph. D. in Geology from Case Western Reserve University.