Jennifer Miskimins

Colorado School of Mines

Jennifer Miskimins is a professor and department head for petroleum engineering at the Colorado School of Mines. She twice served as an SPE Distinguished Lecturer and was the first completions Technical Director on SPE’s board. She is the editor-in-chief of Hydraulic Fracturing: Fundamentals and Advancements.

  • “Should I pursue this career?” is a popular question among students and prospective petroleum engineers. In this discussion, two petroleum engineering department heads share their insights on successfully bridging academia and workforce.
  • As the industry continues to cut back on spending because of the downturn, is it worth getting into or staying involved with megaprojects? A fellow young professional, Sophia Holtsnider, and SPE technical director for production and operations discipline, Jennifer Miskimins, share their views.