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Sep
21
2016

Humanitarian Engineering and society's greatest challenges

Sharing his broad world experience as an entrepreneur and activist, Paul Polak presented, “Prescriptions for Helping Poor People Help Themselves: What Engineers Need to Know,” to a large crowd of Colorado School of Mines students and faculty on News
Sep
08
2016

Faculty win NSF grant to turn bacteria into jet fuel source

Faculty in the departments of Chemistry and Chemical and Biological Engineering have been awarded $320,000 by the National Science Foundation to turn bacteria into a more sustainable source of jet fuel.  Chemistry Assistant Research Professor Fiona News
Sep
07
2016

Mines team to develop smart sensors for wastewater treatment centers

A multidisciplinary team, led by the Ben L. Fryrear Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Tzahi Cath, has received a $1 million award from the National Science Foundation to develop an innovative monitoring and control system for small News
Aug
22
2016

Mines to host energy policy event Sept. 8

In a state with an energy economy as purple as its politics, it can be hard to decide where to stand. The Payne Institute for Earth Resources at Colorado School of Mines has teamed up with Inside Energy to host Spark! Unpacking the Politics of News
Apr
27
2016

Mines, indigenous cultures discuss sustainable energy

Colorado School of Mines Department of Mining Engineering Professor Masami Nakagawa recently brought together two indigenous cultures from the United States and Bolivia to discuss development of natural resources. The Navajo Nation is a sovereign News
Apr
18
2016

ConocoPhillips Center holds research symposium

The ConocoPhillips Center for a Sustainable WE2ST hosted a Research Symposium for WE2ST, the Department of Civil and Environment Engineering (CEE), and Hydrologic Science and Engineering (HSE) students on April 14. Posters from 20 WE2ST  News
Dec
21
2015

NSF grant funds Mines microscopy facility for renewable energy and life science studies

GOLDEN, Colo., Dec. 21, 2015 – Faculty in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering are creating a self-sustaining scanning probe microscopy facility with unique capabilities for advanced materials research, thanks to a $245,878 grant Press Release
Nov
13
2015

Mines leads hands-on science demos for K-6 students

Imagining cookie crumbs as dirt and gummy worms as organic matter, Colorado School of Mines students introduced elementary school students to the concept of oil and gas formation in one of several science demonstrations held during the 6th Annual News
Oct
09
2015

Mines founding sponsor of the National Academies Unconventional Hydrocarbon Roundtable

GOLDEN, Colo., Oct. 9, 2015 – Colorado School of Mines is a founding sponsor of the newly-formed National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Unconventional Hydrocarbon Roundtable, a neutral forum that aims to assist in informing Press Release
Sep
01
2015

Mines receives $1.5M DOE grant for geothermal research

Colorado School of Mines Civil and Environment Professor Tzahi Cath has been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the Geothermal Technologies Office of the U.S. Department of Energy to study membrane distillation desalination of impaired water using News

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