Announcements

Jan
25
2013

Grad student Ulrich receives Fulbright to study in New Zealand

Mines graduate student Shannon Ulrich has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to conduct research at the University of Auckland. Her research will examine and compare the past and present microbial diversity in hot springs in Yellowstone and Waiotapu, New Zealand. Announcement
Jan
25
2013

Sloan receives 2013 SPE OTC Heritage Award

The Board of Directors of the Offshore Technology Conference selected Dendy Sloan, professor emeritus, to receive a Special Citation -- the 2013 Heritage Award. The award recognizes long-term, continuous, distinguished service by an individual in one or more of the following areas of offshore technology: exploration; development and production; management and leadership; and research and development. Announcement
Jan
03
2013

Physics Associate Professor Lincoln Carr published in Science Magazine

Science published a study by Lincoln D. Carr of the Physics Department at Colorado School of Mines investigating temperatures below absolute zero. See the article here. Announcement
Dec
04
2012

Student's work published in AAPG Bulletin

An article on the Morillo Formation from Mines student Jeremiah Moody’s masters work was recently published in the AAPG Bulletin. Moody’s photo of his study area was featured on the cover of the publication. Co-authors included David R. Pyles, Julian Clark, and Renaud Bouroullec. Announcement
Nov
29
2012

Mitcham presented with LAIS Research Award

Professor Carl Mitcham received the 2012 Liberal Arts and International Studies (LAIS) Research Award, Nov. 28. The annual award is given to the LAIS faculty member whose research is considered to be the most prolific and relevant to the Mines community. According to LAIS Division Director Elizabeth Van Wie Davis, "Carl was the overwhelming choice, based on not only the quantity of his research, but also on the extraordinary quality of his research." During the award luncheon, Mitcham delivered a presentation titled, "From the Ethics of Energy to the Energy of Ethics." Mitcham is an interdisciplinarian with a background in philosophy. His primary research and teaching is in the philosophy and ethics of science, technology, and engineering, and in the interdisciplinary field of science, technology and society studies. His book "Ethics and Science" was recently published by Cambridge University Press.   Announcement
Nov
26
2012

Mines researchers win AIST award

Former ASPPRC PhD student Courtney Nowill along with Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Professors John Speer and David Matlock and Research Professor Emmanuel DeMoor received the 2012 AIST Jerry Silver Award for their paper on the effect of austenitizing conditions on the hardenability of boron microalloyed steel. Announcement
Nov
26
2012

Griffiths receives medal from Canadian civil engineering society

Vaughan Griffiths received the Thomas C. Keefer Medal for 2011 from the Board of Directors of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering for a paper entitled “A method to assess risk reduction when utilizing geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs) with compacted soil liners” which was published in Volume 48, No. 1, of the Canadian Geotechnical Journal. Announcement
Nov
26
2012

Cuddington keynote speaker at Rio economics conference

John Cuddington was one of 12 invited keynote speakers at the Rio De Janiero conference on "The Economics and Econometrics of Commodity Prices" cosponsored Getulio Vargas Foundation and VALE.   Announcement
Nov
21
2012

Simoes receives 'best paper' award

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Professor Marcelo Simoes has been chosen as recipient of 2012 Best Paper Award for the IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine for the paper "The New Frontier of Smart Grids," IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine, vol.5, no.3, pp.49-63, 2011.  Announcement
Nov
21
2012

Scales named OSA Senior Member

Physics Professor John Scales was named Senior Member in the Optical Society of America. Announcement

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