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Media tip sheet: Natural gas exploration experts at Colorado State University

The following experts are available to talk about natural gas exploration occurring in Colorado and across the Western United States. This list is for media use only and not intended for publication. To see a sampling of the cutting-edge natural gas research at CSU on YouTube, go to

Colorado State University Receives $2 Million from Shell Oil Company for Endowment in Restoration Ecology

Shell Oil Company has endowed a $2 million chair in Colorado State University’s Warner College of Natural Resources. Mark Paschke, associate professor of restoration ecology in the Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship, has been designated the Shell Endowed Chair in Restoration Ecology. Paschke will continue his research on mitigating ecological impacts associated with energy development in the Rocky Mountain region.

Colorado State University Professor Bryan Willson Named 2010-2011 SAE International Fellow

Bryan Willson, professor of mechanical engineering at Colorado State University and founder and director of CSU Engines and Energy Conversion Laboratory, has been elected as an International Fellow by the Society of Automotive Engineers.
The SAE International Fellow honor recognizes “outstanding engineering and scientific accomplishments by an individual that have resulted in meaningful advances in automotive, aerospace and commercial-vehicle technology.” Willson was one of 28 SAE inductees in 2011.

Colorado State University, Fort Collins Companies Recognized for Innovation in Wired Magazine June Issue

Wired magazine’s June issue lists Fort Collins as one of “The Emerging Epicenters” for innovation and high-tech job growth in green technology, singling out Fort Collins-based companies VanDyne SuperTurbo, Woodward Inc. and the Colorado State University Engines and Energy Conversion Laboratory.

Geologist and Philanthropist Edward M. Warner to Receive Honorary Degree at Colorado State University May 14

Colorado State University will confer an honorary doctoral degree on Edward M. Warner on Saturday, May 14, as part of the spring 2011 commencement ceremonies.


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