Jason Furtney
Jason Furtney
Chief Technical Officer, Itasca Consulting Group

My work involves numerical modeling of rock blasting, geothermal energy production, mining geomechanics, solution mining, hydrocarbon reservoir flow, and magma flow.

Attending the FOE program was an excellent opportunity to interact with people in other engineering disciplines. In my experience, this cross-disciplinary insight has led to significant breakthroughs in technical problem solving. Today's scientists and engineers are highly specialized, yet we are all working with the same physics, chemistry, and mathematics. I gained valuable insights into these fundamentals by learning about the approaches taken by groups working in diverse application areas.

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