Jennifer Miskimins

AIME Trustee

SPE (August 2018 - August 2022)

Dr. Jennifer L. Miskimins is an Associate Professor and the Associate Department Head in the Petroleum Engineering Department at the Colorado School of Mines. Dr. Miskimins holds BS, MS, and PhD degrees in petroleum engineering and has split her career between industry and academia with appointments at the Colorado School of Mines, Marathon Oil Company and Barree & Associates. She has been with the Colorado School of Mines in various capacities since 2002.

Dr. Miskimins specializes in well completions, stimulation, hydraulic fracturing, and associated production issues. She is the founder and current Director of the Fracturing, Acidizing, Stimulation Technology (FAST) Consortium and also co-directs the Center for Earth Materials, Mechanics, and Characterization (CEMMC). Her research interest focus on the optimization of stimulation treatments and the importance of such on associated recovery efficiencies.

Dr. Miskimins is currently the Completions Technical Director on the SPE International Board of Directors serving a term through September 2018. She was an SPE Distinguished Lecturer in 2010-2011 and 2013-2014 on hydraulic fracturing in unconventional reservoirs. In 2014, she was awarded the SPE International Completions Optimization and Technology Award. Dr. Miskimins serves on a variety of conference organizing committees and as a technical editor for various journals. She is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Colorado.