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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
Jul
16
2015

DOE awards Mines researchers $9M for algal fuels research

GOLDEN, Colo., July 16, 2015 – The Department of Energy recently announced funding for algae-based biofuels including up to $9 million for research involving a group at the Colorado School of Mines in collaboration with the Los Alamos National Press Release
May
19
2015

ExxonMobil funds algal biofuels research collaboration at Colorado School of Mines

GOLDEN, Colo., May 19, 2015 – ExxonMobil and Colorado School of Mines have established a joint research collaboration focused on developing fundamental new insights into photosynthetic processes and carbon fixation in algae. These insights will Press Release
Apr
22
2015

Mines to host 4th International School for Materials for Energy and Sustainability July 13-20

GOLDEN, Colo., April 22, 2015 – The Colorado School of Mines Office of Special Programs and Continuing Education will host the fourth International School for Materials for Energy and Sustainability July 13-20.  The weeklong school will present Press Release
Feb
09
2015

Humanitarian engineering class explores moving African village

Eleven students are part of a humanitarian engineering course that is designing plans to relocate a village displaced by mining operations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Africa. The course “Projects for People,” taught by corporate News
Aug
19
2014

Worth its weight: Water in the west

This story appears in the 2014-15 issue of Mines' research magazine, "Energy & the Earth."   Water and oil don’t mix. With oil and gas production and water, it’s quite the opposite. Getting at the unconventional oil and gas reserves at the heart News
Aug
13
2014

Sustainability and the subsurface world

This story appears in the 2014-15 issue of Mines' research magazine, "Energy & the Earth." For those of us residing on the planet’s surface, the term “shale” evokes visions of flaking layers of rock you can all but peel away by hand. Oil and gas News

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