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Geothermal Research Group 2014-15

Geothermal Research Group 2014

Geothermal Research Group 2014

Geothermal Research Group 2013

Geothermal 2013

Stanford's Geothermal Program

Stanford's geothermal graduates make a difference. In 35 years we have produced dozens of industry leaders all over the world.

The Stanford Geothermal program, in the Department of Energy Resources Engineering, offers graduate study programs leading to the degrees of MS or PhD. Applications are invited from qualified candidates with undergraduate degrees in the physical sciences or engineering. People with working experience in the geothermal industry are encouraged to apply. Financial aid is available for applicants with strong records.


Geothermal Program Students Receive "GRC Best Presentation Award"

Yuran Zhang and Timothy Manley have been awarded the GRC Best Presentation Award at the 2015 GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Geothermal Energy Expo in Reno, Nevada.

Roland receives Geothermal Special Achievement Award

Professor Roland Horne receives Geothermal Special Achievement Award for his unparalleled contributions to geothermal education and development worldwide, through the Stanford Workshops, World Geothermal Congress, and his leadership and commitment to the International geothermal Association (IGA) and GRC. Congratulations, Roland!

Geothermal research unlocks the clean energy beneath your feet

From boiling mud pots to nanotracers, geothermal scientists and engineers tell Stanford’s Miles Traer how they are capturing our planet’s inner heat to produce clean energy.