Nobuo Morita is a professor in petroleum engineering at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. Previously, he was a professor at Waseda University in Tokyo and worked for ConocoPhillips in Ponca City, Oklahoma. He holds a BS degree from University of Tokyo and MS and PhD degrees from the University of Texas at Austin, all in petroleum engineering. His specialties are numerical modeling and field analysis of geomechanics problems.
Nobuo is a recipient of 1989 U.S. National Rock Mechanics Award and 2013 SPE Northern Asia Pacific Distinguished Achievement Award for Petroleum Engineering Faculty.