Center for Energy Management

The Center for Energy Management was established as part of Jindal School of Management initiatives in energy. The Center focuses on business aspects of the energy industry and brings together world-class faculty to provide expertise in energy management, produce high-quality academic research, and establish and maintain close relationships with the energy industry in North Texas.

The center has three main objectives:

Affiliated faculty and researchers:

  • Global Energy Digest
  • Events and Activities
  • GARP Energy Risk Professional Exam
  • The Energy Assoc – UT Dallas
  • Contacts

Global Energy Digest

Global Energy Digest is a daily summary of important and interesting events taking place in the global energy industry. It was launched by Dr. Shcherbakova in 2013 to provide a single outlet for important energy news and expert commentary in order to increase her students’ exposure to and engagement with the industry. The blog enjoys readership in 11 countries around the world.

Please visit Global energy digest blog via the following link:

Events and Activities

On November 13, 2013, The Energy Association at UT Dallas hosted Patrick Collins—Co-Founder, President, and CEO of Cortez Resources. Patrick spoke to a group of JSOM faculty and graduate students about his company’s involvement in U.S. oil shale plays, as well as the opportunities and challenges that his firm faced in unconventional deposits.

Please check back for upcoming events and activities.

GARP Energy Risk Professional Exam

The Global Association for Risk Professionals (GARP) provides testing and certification for risk management professionals working in the energy industry. The Energy Risk Professional (ERP) exam, administered by GARP twice a year, bestows on passing candidates a globally recognized professional designation. For more details about the ERP program and exam, please visit the GARP website.

The Energy Association – UT Dallas

The Energy Association – UT Dallas was launched in 2012 by a group of cohort MBA students with interests and expertise in energy. This student organization hosts speaking events and networking opportunities, and keeps track of energy-related jobs and internships.

For more information, please visit the Association’s Facebook and LinkedIn pages, or contact its officers.

Elected Officers

Nishit Pande, President

Udyan Sharma, Vice President


For more information on the Center’s events and activities, or to inquire about research expertise and instructional opportunities, please contact the Center’s Director.

Anastasia Shcherbakova, PhD Center Director