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Aug
08
2019

Applying machine learning to geothermal exploration

Sebnem Duzgun, professor and Fred Banfield Distinguished Endowed Chair of Mining Engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has been awarded funding from the U.S. Department of Energy to apply new machine learning techniques to geothermal exploration News
Jun
04
2019

Mines, UNSA form new center for sustainable mining research

Colorado School of Mines and Universidad Nacional de San Agustín (UNSA) in Arequipa, Peru, are joining forces to tackle one of the most important societal and environmental issues facing communities around the world: How to manage the mining of News
Feb
07
2019

Researchers tackle big data to help Syrian refugees in Turkey

A Colorado School of Mines professor of mining engineering is part of a team whose proposal for using big data to improve living conditions for Syrian refugees in Turkey has won a prize in an international competition.   H. Sebnem Duzgun, Fred News
Jan
22
2019

Mines alumnus is new manager of Edgar Experimental Mine

The new manager of the Edgar Experimental Mine knows the unique educational and research facility perched above Idaho Springs well. A Mines alumnus, Lee Fronapfel ‘96 spent a lot of time up at Edgar, both as part of his coursework en route to a News
Jan
17
2019

Data center wins Henderson Mine Sustainability Challenge

A data center and technology campus that takes advantage of the cool, dry climate at 10,300 feet was the winning idea in the inaugural Henderson Sustainability Challenge. Colorado School of Mines students worked with Climax Molybdenum, a Freeport- News
Dec
07
2018

Hugh Miller honored by Mining Foundation of the Southwest

Hugh Miller, associate professor of mining engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has been awarded the 2018 Medal of Merit by the Mining Foundation of the Southwest. Miller was honored during the 36th American Mining Hall of Fame Awards Banquet on News
Oct
19
2018

New research center to focus on subsurface resource models

  Colorado School of Mines and Virginia Tech have been awarded funding from the National Science Foundation to set up a new research center focusing on advanced subsurface earth resource modeling.   Mines is the lead institute in the new Center for News
Oct
15
2018

Students envision future of Colorado's Henderson Mine

Colorado School of Mines students are flexing their creative muscle on a real-life challenge to work with Climax Molybdenum, a Freeport-McMoRan company, in envisioning innovative ways to repurpose the Henderson mine following the eventual depletion News
Oct
04
2018

Mining Engineering faculty, students recognized by SME

The Mining Engineering Department at Colorado School of Mines has been awarded multiple honors by the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME). Jurgen Brune, professor of practice and associate department head, is the 2018 winner of the News
Sep
18
2018

Edgar Mine to serve as lab for underground robotics research

The Edgar Experimental Mine in Idaho Springs has long been a unique underground laboratory for future engineers, providing valuable experience to those being trained to find, develop and process natural resources. Thanks to funding from the National News

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