Awards & Scholarships

Clayton V. Deutsch

Clayton V. Deutsch (SPE)

AIME Mineral Industry Education Award in 2010

For his permanent contributions to mineral industry education through the development and support of academic programs, continuing education, mentoring of graduate students in research, and authorship of widely used textbooks.

Dr. Deutsch is Director and Professor in the School of Mining and Petroleum Engineering, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at the University of Alberta. He teaches and conducts research into better ways to model heterogeneity and uncertainty in petroleum reservoirs and mineral deposits. Prior to joining the University of Alberta, Dr. Deutsch was an Associate Professor (Research) in the Department of Petroleum Engineering at Stanford University. His employment history also includes three years with Exxon Production Research Company and three years of experience with Placer Dome Inc. Dr. Deutsch has published six books and over 200 research papers. Dr. Deutsch holds the Alberta Chamber of Resources Industry Chair in Mining Engineering and the Canada Research Chair in Natural Resources Uncertainty Characterization.