Challenges Equal Opportunities: An Exciting Time to be Part of the Oil and Gas Industry
Presented by Dr. Ramona Graves
Professor and Dean, Colorado School of Mines
Thursday, March 20, 2014
11:45 am - 1:00 pm
(Lunch provided by GEM Program)
CU Denver Business School
1475 Lawrence St.
Dr. Ramona M. Graves
is the Dean of the College of Earth Resource Sciences and Engineering
and a Professor of Petroleum Engineering at the Colorado School of Mines
in Golden, Colorado. She has a Doctorate in Petroleum Engineering and a
Bachelors Degrees in Math and Physics. Dr. Graves has an extensive
background in multidisciplinary reservoir characterization, rock
mechanics, environmental issues in petroleum development and production,
and high power laser-rock-fluid interaction. She has taught industry
short courses on these topics throughout the U.S., South America,
Australia, Russia, Far East, and Europe. Dr. Graves is a
Distinguished Member of SPE and holds an Honorary Doctorate from the
Mining University of Leoben, Austria awarded in recognition of her
scientific achievements and contributions to the field of Petroleum
College of Earth Resource Sciences & Engineering (CERSE) is home to
some of Mines' oldest and most established areas of study, while also
offering unparalleled expertise in new and emerging fields. The college
combines robust technical, material and policy expertise to educate
students to work collaboratively across disciplines and solve complex
global challenges. The vision is to make a bold impact on energy and
earth resources education and research, both nationally and
internationally, and to build the pipeline of future industry leaders.
is comprised of six academic departments: Economic and Business,
Liberal Arts and International Studies, Geology and Geological
Engineering, Geophysics, Mining Engineering, and Petroleum Engineering.
The Colorado Geological Survey is also within the college. CERSE
contributes to Mines' global reach and strategic partnerships around the
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