Awards & Scholarships

John M. Stermole

John M. Stermole (SME)

AIME Mineral Economics Award in

This award recognizes the outstanding contributions of John Stermole in educating countless students and industry professionals in engineering economics and investment decision-making processes

John M. Stermole, B.S.B.A., Finance, University of Denver, and M.S., Mineral Economics, Colorado School of Mines (CSM), is President of Investment Evaluations Corporation. After 30 years, John retired in May of 2017 as a Teaching Associate Professor at Colorado School of Mines in the Division of Economics and Business. John also served as a Fellow to the Institute for Global Resources Policy at Colorado School of Mines. In addition to his academic work at CSM, John taught as an Adjunct Professor at The University of Denver, Sturm College of Law in the Natural Resources and Environmental Law Graduate Program. He is co-author of the textbook, Economic Evaluation and Investment Decision Methods which is currently in its 16th Edition. John has presented more than 700 "Economic Evaluation" short courses for mineral, petroleum and non-mineral companies and government agencies around the globe and continues to work in this environment.