Catherine Metzgar is a patent engineer with a technical background in exploration geophysics & well log analysis. She assists with prosecuting foreign and domestic patents in the energy and transportation industries.
Catherine's degree in geology coupled with years of hands-on work experience in the energy sector give her a unique perspective on IP issues relating to oil, gas, mining and renewable energy.
Catherine conducted structural and stratigraphic analyses with geologic and geophysical data (including seismic attributes), and integrated core, well log, geophysical, petrophysical, and engineering data into a coherent framework.
Awards & Honors
- The Honors College at West Virginia University - Dean’s Scholar
- West Virginia University - President’s List & Dean’s List
- National FFA Organization & Tractor Supply Company - Growing Scholar of 2014
- Save Our Allegheny Ridges (SOAR) Scholar of 2014
- Phi Sigma Theta National Honor Society
Outreach & Involvement
- Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM) - Leader/Mentor; Pittsburgh, PA
- Robert Morris University School of Engineering, Mathematics and Science - Engineering Professional Mentor; Moon Township, PA
- Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) - Member; Pittsburgh, PA
- Pittsburgh Association of Petroleum Geologists (PAPG) - Member; Pittsburgh, PA
- Pennsylvania G.I.T. License No. GT000244
- PennDOT Certified Drilling Inspector License No. 427-17
- OSHA 40-Hour HAZWOPER
- OSHA 10-Hour Construction Safety
- Troxler Nuclear Density Gauge Certification
- American Red Cross CPR and First Aid Certification
- B.S., Science, West Virginia University, With Honors
- Minor in Geographic Information Science (GIS) and Remote Sensing, Eberly College of Arts& Sciences, Morgantown, WV