Developing secure, resilient, and adaptive energy infrastructure that fosters economic growth while reducing environmental impact is among the most pressing challenges—and greatest opportunities—of our time. It will require the next generation of thought leaders to capably and creatively guide this vital energy sector transition.
Through a new interdisciplinary graduate program, Colorado School of Mines (Mines) and National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) are cultivating the rich opportunity landscape needed to develop these future innovators. The Mines/NREL Advanced Energy Systems (AES) degree program prepares researchers at the doctoral level and energy professionals at the master’s level to address the full complexity of tomorrow’s infrastructure, economic, and environmental challenges.
Take advantage of this unique opportunity to:
- Attend a world-class university and work with leading researchers at NREL
- Access and use NREL’s state-of-the-art tools, equipment, and facilities
- Work toward solutions to pressing energy and environmental challenges
- Collaborate with NREL’s industry, government, research, and nonprofit partners
- Network with leaders in the new energy economy
- Jump-start your career in the energy sector.
NREL/Mines Advanced Energy Systems Degree Program: A Transformational Graduate Program
Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2020
Mines and NREL Join Forces To Shape the Future of Energy
- Mines students win 2019 Solar Decathlon Africa
The event was the first Solar Decathlon ever held in Africa and featured 18 teams from around the world, each of which were challenged to design and build on site an affordable, solar-powered net-zero …
- 2019 PGC report: US natural gas resources at record high
U.S. natural gas resources are at an all-time high, according to the latest biennial assessment from the Potential Gas Committee (PGC) . The U.S. possessed a total technically recoverable resource bas …
- Palm tree-inspired wind turbine being tested in Colorado
The scaled-down prototype soon to begin operational testing at the National Wind Technology Center in Boulder, though, takes its inspiration from a decidedly un-Colorado source. The Segmented Ultralig …
- Energy transition creating new rivalries, winners and losers
Morgan Bazilian, director of the Payne Institute of Public Policy at Colorado School of Mines , was the co-author of a recent commentary piece in the journal Nature exploring the geopolitics of the en …