top of page

Assistant Professor

Dr. Lisa Stright

Colorado State University

Principle Investigator

Research Focus

  • I am interested in applied reservoir modeling, using outcrops as quantitative subsurface analogs, and creating methodologies to build more predictive sedimentological models, seismic interpretation workflows and reservoir/flow simulation models


  • Ph.D. Interdisciplinary Program in Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences, Stanford University, 2011

  • M.S. Petroleum Engineering, Stanford University, 2006

  • M.S. Geological Engineering, Michigan Tech, 1999

  • B.S. Civil (Environmental) Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, 1995

Professional Experience:

  • Assistant Professor, Colorado State University, 2015 -

  • Assistant Professor, University of Utah, 2011 - 2015

  • Petroleum Engineer, VeritasDGC(RC2)/MHA, 1999 - 2004

  • Environmental Engineer, Adrian Brown Consulting, 1995-1997

CSS Publications

La Marca, K., Bedle, H., Stright, L. and Marfurt, K., 2023. Sensitivity analysis of seismic attributes parametrization to reduce misinterpretations: Applications to deepwater channel complexes. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 153, p.106309.

Daniels, B.G., Hubbard, S.M., Stright, L. and Romans, B.W., 2024. Downslope variability in deep-water slope channel fill facies and stacking patterns. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 165, p.106869.

Kaempfe‐Droguett, S.A., Romans, B.W., Hubbard, S.M., Daniels, B.G. and Stright, L., Stacking pattern transition caused by submarine channel inception and internal levée development. Sedimentology.

Meirovitz, C., Stright, L., Hubbard, S.M., Romans, B.W., 2020, The influence of inter- and intra-channel architecture on deep-water turbidite reservoir performance: Petroleum Geoscience.

Jackson, A., Stright, L., Hubbard, S.M. and Romans, B.W., 2019. Static connectivity of stacked deep-water channel elements constrained by high-resolution digital outcrop models. AAPG Bulletin, 103(12), pp.2943-2973.

Pemberton, E.A., Stright, L., Fletcher, S. and Hubbard, S.M., 2018. The influence of stratigraphic architecture on seismic response: Reflectivity modeling of outcropping deepwater channel units. Interpretation, 6(3), pp.T783-T808.

Daniels, B.G., Auchter, N.C., Hubbard, S.M., Romans, B.W., Matthews, W.A. and Stright, L., 2018. Timing of deep-water slope evolution constrained by large-n detrital and volcanic ash zircon geochronology, Cretaceous Magallanes Basin, Chile. GSA Bulletin, 130(3-4), pp.438-454.

Reimchen, A.P., Hubbard, S.M., Stright, L. and Romans, B.W., 2016. Using sea-floor morphometrics to constrain stratigraphic models of sinuous submarine channel systems. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 77, pp.92-115.

Pemberton, E.A., Hubbard, S.M., Fildani, A., Romans, B. and Stright, L., 2016. The stratigraphic expression of decreasing confinement along a deep-water sediment routing system: Outcrop example from southern Chile. Geosphere, 12(1), pp.114-134.

bottom of page