National Geothermal Academy

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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$2000/module.                                                                         Optional campus accomodation option: ~USD500/week.

Applications from students (2 credits per module) due in April 2017. Applications from professionals (certificate) due in May 2017. Applications accepted only until course is filled.

Download the course outline for Module 1 

Download the course outline for Module 2

Application forms will be posted here in the coming months: watch this space!

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