Jackson Udy - BYU PRISM Group

Jackson Udy

Contact Information

  • Email: jackson.udy@irsri.org


  • Brigham Young University, Fulton School of Engineering and Technology, April 2016
    • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering

Research Interests

  • Reservoir Simulation and Optimization, Mathematical Modeling


International Reservoir Simulation Research Institute, Brigham Young University Dec 2013

  • Developing Optimization programs for oil reservoir simulations with the potential to increase crude oil production by 50%.
  • Developed abilities to work in a team, and critical thinking skills

Maintenance Staff, Oakview Golf Club, Slippery Rock, PA, Jun 2008 – Sept 2011

  • Oversaw project to build rock walls to reduce erosion and improve course aesthetics
  • Improved efficiency and lifetime of portable water pump that cut machine downtime drastically

Volunteer Work

Society of Petroleum Engineers Company Relations Manager (BYU Chapter), Mar 2014

  • Network with oil and gas companies to provide BYU students with increased opportunities in the oil and gas industry

Missionary, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Brazil, Sept 2011 – Aug 2013

  • Served and Supervised 20 other volunteers
  • Worked with Religious leaders in Brazil to meet the spiritual and physical needs of local Church and community members
  • Taught religious lessons (in Portuguese) and English classes to local residents

Awards and Interests

  • Awards
    • Scholarships
      • Brigham Young General Academic Scholarship
      • Chemical Engineer Gift Scholarship (BYU College of Engineering)
      • Slippery Rock High School Outstanding Student Athlete Scholarship.
    • Eagle Scout
  • Interests
    • Skiing, Outdoors, Basketball
    • Portuguese (Fluent), Spanish
    • Playing Musical Instruments