U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Geothermal Technologies Office
Summer 2012 National Geothermal Academy: Applications Due February 15
January 23, 2012
Course modules run from June 18 to August 10. (Download Application)
The National Geothermal Academy is proud to present an
intensive summer course in all aspects of geothermal energy development and
utilization, held at the University of Nevada, Reno campus. The
eight-week course is offered for either undergraduate or graduate credit (June
18-August 10). Two three-week sections, Geothermal Geoscience and
Geothermal Engineering, are also available for graduate credit.
Individual weeks are offered for professional development.
The academy is intended for juniors and seniors, and
post-baccalaureate students in scientific and engineering programs. Strong
undergraduate preparation in quantitative fields is expected.
Course modules include:
For information about course content, dates, and to download
the application, please visit http://www.unr.edu/geothermal/NGA.htm.
- Introduction to Geothermal Energy Utilization
- Geothermal Geology and Geochemistry
- Geothermal Field Trips
- Geothermal Geophysics
- Drilling Engineering
- Reservoir Engineering
- Power Plant Design and Construction
- Environmental Policy and Business Principles and
- Independent and Team Projects
Applications are due on February 15.
Download the 2012 National Geothermal Academy flyer.