EB News & Noteworthy
CSM faculty participated in an ERI-sponsored collaborative luncheon on January 28th to discuss interdisciplinary research efforts. ERI’s mini-grant program supports research efforts that integrate engineering/applied science and public policy issues. Grants are awarded on a competitive basis.Read more
Dr. Ian Lange was the U.S. coal expert at the Asia Pacific Energy Research Center Coal Supply Security workshop in Tokyo on March 20th. He discussed the potential for the U.S. to export coal to the Pacific market and comment on threats to coal supply in the Asia Pacific region. The Asia Pacific Energy Research Center is funded by the Japanese government and takes its objectives from the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation.
Grant Nülle, a PhD candidate in the Mineral and Energy Economics program, recently joined the U.S. Energy Information Administration as an Upstream Oil & Gas Economist . In this role, Grant is responsible for producing short-term forecasts for U.S. onshore oil and natural gas production as well as writing reports and delivering presentations on the economics of tight oil and shale gas production in the U.S. and further afield. At Mines, Grant is pursuing the PhD under the supervision of Graham Davis. Grant was born in Gillette, Wyoming, the county seat of the largest coal-producing county in the U.S. His first degrees were a BA in Economics and a BA in Public Administration from Buena Vista University in Iowa. While working as a fiscal and economic policy advisor for the states of Arizona and Colorado, Grant earned an Executive MBA from the University of Arizona and an MS in Mineral and Energy Economics at CSM.
Dr. Graham Davis was one of 25 Mines faculty and students who gave presentations at this year's Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) Annual Conference and Expo. The conference, held at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, February 15 - 18, attracted more than 7,000 attendees. SME is one of the oldest and largest professional societies for the mining and minerals industry worldwide. Last year the society awarded Professor Davis its annual Mineral Economics award for distinguished contributions in the advancement of mineral economics. EB Professors Franklin Stermole, Roderick Eggert, John Tilton, and John J. (Jack) Schant are previous award winners.
Dr. Graham Davis has been appointed co-editor of the new SSRN eJournal Global Commodity Issues. The journal is funded by the J.P Morgan Center for Commodities at the University of Colorado-Denver Business School. Dr. Davis is also a member of the Research Council for the Center.
Dr. Graham Davis Named Coulter Chair- Professor Davis' research focuses on the valuation of mineral and energy assets under uncertainty and on the impacts of mining on economic and human development. Read more
Dr. Graham Davis presented a paper “Mining, Oil, and Inequality” at the 2014 Canadian Resource and Environmental Economics Annual Conference at the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, on October 5-6.
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