Stephen Holditch received his B.S. in 1969, a M.S. in 1970 and Ph.D. in 1975 all in Petroleum Engineering. Dr. Holditch has been on the Texas A&M Faculty since 1976. He taught 97 courses and has served on more than 175 graduate committees. Since 1976, he has help bring in over $9 million in research funding. He was the Head of the Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M from 2004-2012.
Dr. Holditch was elected to the National Academy of Engineering, the highest honor that can be given to an engineer, in 1995atthe age of 49.
He was President of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and has received the top 3 technical awards given by SPE. He was elected as an SPE Honorary Member in 2006, the highest honor that SPE presents to an individual.
Dr. Holditch was one of three brothers along with Damon Holditch ’65 and Jerry Holditch ’79 to attend Texas A&M and participate in the Corps of Cadets.