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2018 Award Recipients

Geothermal Research Group 2014-15

Geothermal Research Group 2014

Geothermal Research Group 2014

Geothermal Research Group 2016

Geothermal 2016

Stanford's Geothermal Program Out in the Field

Yuran Zhang (PhD student) and Adam Hawkins (post-doc), underground
at the 4850ft level of the Sanford Underground Research Facility (SURF),
preparing to process core from the SIGMA-V geothermal research project.


Yuran Zhang (PhD student) and Adam Hawkins (post-doc)

2016 Award Recipients

2016 Award Recipients

Geothermal Field Trip 2017

Geothermal Program 2017

Stanford's geothermal graduates make a difference. In 37 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.


Stanford scientists use DNA to investigate cleaner energy sources

Stanford researchers found that DNA-embedded nanoparticles can survive the harsh environments of geothermal energy systems, allowing for better mapping of cleaner energy sources.

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!


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