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National Geothermal Academy

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NEXT OFFERING: SUMMER 2017 

The National Geothermal Academy will be running in 2017, with an engineering focus:


Module 1: Geothermal drilling engineering                                                        19th - 23rd June 2017 (M - F, 8:30 - 4:30pm)                                             Instructor: Bill Rickard, Geothermal Resource Group

Module 2: Geothermal reservoir engineering                                                    26th - 30th June 2017 (M - F, 8:30 - 4:30pm)                                                 Instructor: Prof. Roland Horne, Stanford University

These training modules are intended for outstanding undergraduates, graduate students, and professionals with strong backgrounds in science, math, and/or engineering. All classes will be held at the University of Nevada, Reno's Redfield campus in south Reno. International and USA applicants welcome. 

Course cost: USD $1800/module or USD $3400 for both modules.                       Optional campus accommodation option: USD550/week.

Applications from students (2 credits per module) due by 5th May 2017. Applications from professionals (certificate) due by 2nd June 2017. Applications accepted only until course is filled.

Download the course outline for Module 1 

Download the course outline for Module 2

Download application forms here

Students from the 2011 Academy hard at work modeling fluid flow.