Viola Vestal Coulter Foundation Chair in Mineral Economics | Colorado School of Mines
Roderick G. Eggert is Viola Vestal Coulter Foundation Chair in Mineral Economics at Colorado School of Mines where he has taught since 1986.
He also is Deputy Director of the Critical Materials Institute, an energy innovation hub (research consortium, led by the Ames Laboratory) established by the U.S. Department of Energy in 2013, to accelerate innovation in energy materials.
His research and teaching focus on mineral economics and public policy. He chaired the U.S. National Research Council committee that wrote the 2008 book “Minerals, Critical Minerals, and the US Economy” (National Academies Press).
He has a B.A. in earth sciences from Dartmouth College, a M.S. in geochemistry and mineralogy from Penn State University and a Ph.D. in mineral economics also from Penn State.