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Drilling and reservoir engineering – National Geothermal Academy, Reno – June 2017

Field Trip of the National Geothermal Academy (source: University of Nevada, Reno)
Alexander Richter 20 Mar 2017

The National Geothermal Academy at the University of Nevada in Reno will be held this year with a focus on drilling and geothermal reservoir engineering. It will take place June 19-30, 2017.

The National Geothermal Academy by the University of Nevada in Reno will be held this summer 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 $1,800/module or USD $3,400 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

Source: NGA