The College of Earth Resource Sciences and Engineering (CERSE) is home to some of Mines’ oldest and most established areas of study, while also offering unparalleled expertise in new and emerging fields. Our college combines robust technical, material and policy expertise to educate students to work collaboratively across disciplines and solve complex global challenges. Our vision is to make a bold impact on energy and earth resources education and research, both nationally and internationally, and to build the pipeline of future industry leaders.
CERSE is a strong, three-pronged structure comprised of six academic departments: it is technical (Geology, Geophysics and Petroleum Engineering) and hands-on with materials (Mining Engineering and Petroleum Engineering) combined with public policy-driven focus (Economics and Business and Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences). CERSE contributes to Mines’ global reach and strategic partnerships around the world.
The students and faculty in CERSE are working collaboratively toward a shared vision of academic excellence. I am honored to serve as their dean and invite you to learn more about each department’s extraordinary capabilities and accomplishments by visiting their websites.
Dr. Ramona M. Graves
Dean, College of Earth Resource Sciences and Engineering
- Ozkan receives SPE reservoir description, dynamics award
Erdal Ozkan, professor and F.H. “Mick” Merelli/Cimarex Energy Distinguished Department Head Chair in Petroleum Engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has been awarded the 2018 Rocky Mountain North A …
- Mines scientists contributing to NASA Mars InSight mission
The NASA Mars InSight Lander is en route to the Red Planet and two Colorado School of Mines scientists are among those eagerly awaiting its arrival in late November. Paul Morgan, senior geothermal geo …
- Methane gas explosions focus of two new research projects
Gregory Bogin Jr., associate professor of mechanical engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has been awarded funding to develop two new testing facilities to improve understanding of methane gas exp …
CERSE Vision: A world where earth, energy and environment are wisely managed.
CERSE Mission: To improve lives through vibrant and creative science and engineering education, research and global engagement focused on earth’s resources and societal needs