Announcements

Apr
11
2016

Senior Design Steel Bridge team places second in American Society of Civil Engineers Regional Student Conference

Senior Design Steel Bridge team placed second overall at the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Regional Student Conference on April 1-3 at UC-Denver. The team received special recognition in several categories: first place for Efficiency, first for Stiffness, third for Construction Speed and third in Construction Economy. The team will now compete in the National Student Steel Bridge Competition on May 27-28 at BYU. Michaela Keeler placed second and Jimmy Zerr placed third in the Mystery Design competition (students perform a challenge with a specific collection of materials within a limited time, all unknown until the actual competition.) Senior Design Concrete Canoe team also competed at the conference, as well as Maddy Papell who finished in fifth place for her non-technical paper, "Engineering Dilemmas: Design Standards in Foreign Locations." Announcement
Apr
11
2016

Geophysics faculty published in Nature Geoscience

GP faculty were recently published in Nature Geoscience: Gavin Hayes, adjunct assistant professor: Seismology: Remote-controlled earthquakes Edwin Nissen, assistant professor: Limitations of rupture forecasting exposed by instantaneously triggered earthquake doublet Announcement
Mar
29
2016

Swanson to receive Mathematical Association of America Early Career Teaching Award

Teaching Associate Professor Rebecca Swanson (AMS) will receive the Mathematical Association of America Early Career Teaching Award. The award will be presented at the 2016 Joint Meeting of the Intermountain and Rocky Mountain Sections of the Mathematical Association of America, April 8-9 at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction. Announcement
Feb
15
2016

Mines hosted "Girls Lead the Way" conference Feb. 6

The fourth annual "Girls Lead the Way" conference organized by the Mines collegiate SWE section was held Feb. 6. Mines hosted 180 female 9th-12th graders from all over Colorado. The girls attended morning sessions including: College Preparedness; Engineering Student Panel; and Professional Dress. In the afternoon, the girls participated in a hands-on “choice session” based on their interests. Corporate sponsors included Aera Energy, AECOM, BP, SCS Aquaterra and STEM Academy. Many Mines faculty, staff, and students served as speakers, panelists and volunteers for this event, with WISEM, MEP and Admissions donating Mines related items to the participants. Announcement
Feb
15
2016

Elsherbeni co-edits anthology, co-authors chapter

Professor Atef Elsherbeni, Dobelman Chair and interim head of the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department, has co-edited an anthology, Advanced Computational Electromagnetic Methods and Applications, as well as co-authored its chapter, “High-Order FDTD Methods.” Announcement
Feb
15
2016

Matlock selected 2016 AIST Distinguished Member and Fellow

University Professor Emeritus David Matlock (MME) has been selected as a 2016 AIST Distinguished Member and Fellow. The award was established in 1975 to recognize an Association for Iron and Steel Technology member who has attained eminent distinction in advancing the technical development, production, processing and application of iron and steel, and has performed meritorious service to the Association. Announcement
Feb
15
2016

Snieder receives 2016 Beno Gutenberg Medal

Geophysics Professor Roel Snieder will receive the 2016 Beno Gutenberg Medal in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the theoretical foundations of modern methods of seismic imaging at the European Geophysical Union annual meeting on April 20 in Vienna. Announcement
Feb
15
2016

Eggert publishes study in Resources Policy journal

Rod Eggert, deputy director for the Critical Materials Institute and professor (EB), published the study "Volatility of by-product metal and mineral prices" in the journal Resources Policy. Announcement
Feb
09
2016

Colorado Geological Survey receives $750K from U.S. Geological Survey National Geospatial Program

The U.S. Geological Survey National Geospatial Program awarded $750,000 to the Colorado Geological Survey for lidar acquisition in Central and Western Colorado. CGS will use the accurate 3D elevation data to help local communities plan for natural hazards and respond to disasters such as floods and landslides, support infrastructure, and strengthen environmental decision-making. Announcement
Feb
09
2016

Mines researchers receive SAE/AISI Sydney H. Melbourne Award for Excellence in Advancement of Automotive Sheet Steel

Professor John Speer, Assistant Professor Emmanuel De Moor, and graduate student Joonas Kahkonen, who also works in the Advanced Steel Processing and Products Research Center, and Grant Thomas of AK Steel, have been chosen to receive the SAE/AISI Sydney H. Melbourne Award for Excellence in the Advancement of Automotive Sheet Steel. "Carbon and Manganese Effects on Quenching and Partitioning Response of CMnSi-Steels" was published in the May 2015 issue of the SAE International Journal of Materials & Manufacturing. The award, established in 1997, honors the late Sydney H. Melbourne of Dofasco Inc., and encourages others to strive for the level of excellence he attained within his organization, the steel industry and the automotive marketplace. Announcement

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