Geothermal Resources Council Announces Maciej Lukawski as Award Recipient

Dr. Jeff Tester's graduate student, Maciej Lukawski was awarded a graduate scholarship from the Geothermal Resources Council. Maciej was selected based on his academic record, student activities, geothermal industry experience, and career goals. He was awarded $2,500 for his outstanding work. Please join us in congratulating Maciej.  The full list of winners are below.

(Davis, Calif.) The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC), a non‐profit educational association dedicated to the promotion of geothermal energy and associated technologies around the world, is pleased to announce the recipients of six GRC Scholarship Awards.

The selection of recipients was based upon a variety of factors, including the individual’s academic record, student activities, geothermal industry experience, and career goals.

The scholarships, totaling $15,000, will be presented at the Opening Session of the GRC Annual Meeting, being held at the Oregon Convention Center, Portland, Oregon, USA, September 28 – October 1.

The winners of the Undergraduate scholarships ($1,500) are Megan Dewit of Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, Canada, and Paige Granneman of the University of California, Santa Barbara, USA. The three winners of the Graduate scholarships ($2,500) are Nastaran Arianpoo of the University of British Columbia, Canada; Joseph Batir of Southern Methodist University, Texas, USA, and Maciej Lukawski of Cornell Energy Institute in New York, USA. Finally, the Geothermal Project award ($4,500) goes to Holly McLachlan of the University of Nevada, Reno, USA.

The GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Geothermal Energy Expo is the industry’s largest annual gathering of leading geothermal energy scientists, producers, renewable energy industry stakeholders, regulators, utilities, and key associated business leaders. The four‐day event will offer technical, policy, and market conference sessions, educational seminars, tours of local geothermal and renewable energy projects, and numerous networking opportunities.