Mines department head wins Society of Petroleum Engineers international award
Jennifer Miskimins, professor and head of the Petroleum Engineering Department at Colorado School of Mines, has been awarded the 2022 Distinguished Achievement Award for Petroleum Engineering Faculty by the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE).
Part of SPE’s annual International Awards, the honor recognizes superiority in classroom teaching, excellence in research, significant contributions to the petroleum engineering profession and special effectiveness in advising and guiding students. Miskimins will be recognized in October during SPE’s 2022 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition in Houston.
Along with leading the Petroleum Engineering Department, Miskimins is also director of the Center for Earth Materials, Mechanics, and Characterization and the Fracturing, Acidizing, Stimulation Technology Consortium. Her research interests include stimulations/hydraulic fracturing, well completions, rock mechanics, unconventional reservoirs, multidisciplinary research, economics and property evaluation. She holds a PhD and M.S. from Colorado School of Mines and a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering from the Montana College of Mineral Science and Technology.
SPE is the largest individual-member organization serving managers, engineers, scientists and other professionals in the upstream segment of the oil and gas industry. The independent, nonprofit global society has more than 124,800 members in 134 countries.