Ashley Spurgeon

New podcast The Conveyor shares stories of Colorado School of Mines research

The Conveyor’s first two episodes feature conversations with Vice President for Research Stefanie Tompkins and Petroleum Engineering Department Head Jennifer Miskimins
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Colorado School of Mines has launched a new podcast to share insightful conversations about the latest in Mines research. The Conveyor brings listeners in-depth conversations with unique perspectives on some of the most pressing challenges and emerging ideas in engineering and science.

The Conveyor’s first two episodes are currently available. In the introductory episode, Stefanie Tompkins, vice president for research and technology transfer, discusses how Mines researchers are advancing knowledge for the betterment of society and industry in unique ways through multidisciplinary collaboration, close industry partnerships and more.

In episode 101, Jennifer Miskimins, professor and head of Mines’ Petroleum Engineering Department, talks about the state of the petroleum industry and how the need for oil and gas in the world’s energy portfolio and skilled petroleum engineers will still play an important role in our energy future for many years to come. She explains that the skills petroleum engineers are learning today are still just as critical to meeting industry demands as they were 100 years ago.

Learn more about The Conveyor and listen to the latest episodes:

Ashley Spurgeon

Ashley Spurgeon

Editor, Mines Magazine
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Colorado School of Mines is a public R1 research university focused on applied science and engineering, producing the talent, knowledge and innovations to serve industry and benefit society – all to create a more prosperous future.