Thursday, September 15, 2016

3rd Annual RMEE Banquet to be held Thursday, October 27

Mine Yucel
The 3rd Annual Rocky Mountain Energy Economics (RMEE) Banquet will be held Thursday, October 27, 2016 from 6:00pm-8:30pm in the Centennial Room at the Denver Athletic Club (DAC) in Downtown Denver (located at the corner of Glenarm and 14th St.). Doors will open at 5:30pm with a networking reception/cocktail hour from 6:00pm-7:00pm, dinner at 7:00pm, and speaker beginning around 7:30pm.

This year's keynote speaker will be Mine Yücel, Senior Vice President and Director of Research at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and advisor to the Bank’s president on regional and energy issues. Previously, Yücel was head of the Bank’s micro/regional/energy group and Director of Publications. She serves on the executive board of the Global Interdependence Center and the University of Texas at Dallas Energy Board. She is also past president of both the USAEE and the International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE). She holds a BS and MS in Mathematics from Gogazici University in Istanbul, Turkey and a PhD in Economics from Rice University.

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Thursday, April 21, 2016

Spring Happy Hour, Thursday, April 28

CSM-USAEE will host a happy hour on Thursday, April 28 to celebrate the end of the spring semester. Please join us at 5:00pm at Blue Canyon (Underground) in Golden, CO. Appetizers and first round pitchers will be provided.

Location: Blue Canyon Underground
Address: 1224 Washington Ave, Golden, CO 80401
Date: Thursday, April 28, 2016
Time: 5:00pm

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

CSM-USAEE presents guest speaker Charles Sidman, Entrepreneur and Angel Investor.

Charles Sidman
Charles Sidman will speak about Angel investing and what factors are most important in determining which projects to fund. He will discuss the different stages of investment in an entrepreneurial project and where Angel investing fits into that continuum. He will also touch on Angel investments in the mineral and energy industries.

Dr. Sidman has held positions in public and private universities, as well as not-for-profit and for-profit enterprises, in the U.S. and abroad. He has published over ninety research papers and patents, consulted or lectured at over two hundred companies and organizations, and is active in economic development and entrepreneurial advising and training worldwide. He retired as Professor of Molecular Genetics, Biochemistry and Microbiology from the College of Medicine at the University of Cincinnati, where he also served for many years as Adjunct Professor of Management in the College of Business and Professor in the university-wide Honors Scholars Program. His education includes Bachelors and Masters degrees in Biochemistry and a PhD in Immunology from Harvard University, an MBA specializing in Management from the University of Cincinnati, and sabbatical study in Complex Systems at the Santa Fe Institute. His current major occupation is Managing Partner of ECS Capital Partners, LLC, an early-stage venture fund built on evolutionary principles and based in Bar Harbor, Maine (although operating nationally and internationally). (source:

Dr. Sidman will speak on Thursday, January 28, 2016 at CSM in Engineering Hall 211 at 5:15pm.