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Feb
04
2015

Research examines intrusion of toxic vapors into indoor air

We spend 90 percent of our time indoors (according to the EPA) without realizing that the air we breathe could be potentially dangerous to our long-term health. Civil and Environmental Engineering professor Tissa Illangasekare has spent the last News
Jan
16
2015

Eye tracking system may modernize robotic surgeries

Colorado School of Mines Mechanical Engineering professor Xiaoli Zhang and graduate student Songpo Li have developed a gaze-contingent-controlled robotic laparoscope system that can help surgeons better perform laparoscopic surgery. Laparoscopy is News
Dec
04
2014

Where biology and engineering meet

This story appears in the 2014-15 issue of Mines' research magazine, "Energy & the Earth." Colorado School of Mines has been known for its prowess in geology since about 1874. Its reputation in biotechnology has taken just a little bit longer to News
Nov
20
2014

Senior Design Trade Fair: Final Four

The College of Engineering and Computational Sciences Senior Design Trade Fair is an opportunity for Colorado School of Mines students to showcase projects that they have been working on with a client during the past two semesters. Nine teams News
Oct
23
2014

Colorado Fuel Cell Center hosts GFC demonstration

The Colorado School of Mines Colorado Fuel Cell Center hosted the first public demonstration of IEP Technology’s Geothermic Fuel Cell™ (GFC) Oct. 23. This first-ever GFC will enable production of unconventional hydrocarbons, such as oil shale, in an News
Oct
01
2014

Professor unearths Moon’s “Ocean of Storms” mystery

Colorado School of Mines Geophysics Associate Professor Jeff Andrews-Hanna is the lead author of a study documenting the discovery of a giant rectangular structure (roughly 1,600 miles across) on the nearside of the Moon. Using NASA’s Gravity News
Sep
16
2014

Student receives Innovation S.T.A.R.S. Challenge award

Mechanical engineering graduate student Songpo Li received the Colorado Innovation S.T.A.R.S. challenge award for “Best Technical Achievement” at the college level during the JeffCo Innovation Faire Sept. 12. Li’s research project, “Gaze-Driven 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
19
2014

Mines research redesigns robotic arm for stroke recovery

Mechanical engineering professor Ozkan Celik and two Mines students have designed a robotic exoskeleton, named the Wrist Gimbal, which would assist stroke patients to complete repetitive movement therapy tasks. Based on a previous model Celik 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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