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Feb
23
2017

Mines and Virginia Tech to create minerals industry consortium

Minerals and metals are at the foundation of modern technology-based societies. Each year, the average American uses about 25 tons of earth materials. Exploration for new resources is at the front end of the mining life cycle, with mining companies News
Feb
21
2017

Civil and Environmental Engineering faculty honored

Two Colorado School of Mines professors in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering have been recognized for their achievements in geotechnical engineering with national awards from the American Society of Civil Engineers. Professor News
Feb
16
2017

Mines petroleum engineering students excel at symposium

Colorado School of Mines students came out on top during the Society of Petroleum Engineers North America Student Symposium, held February 1 to 4 at Encana Corporation headquarters in downtown Denver.   The symposium is a massive conference put News
Feb
08
2017

A Radiochemistry Renaissance

From recycling plutonium to treating toxicity For years, Jensen has focused his research on a concept called “partition and transmutation”—a proposed technology that would essentially extract radioactive materials from nuclear waste stored in News
Feb
06
2017

Innovation officer discusses diversity, Internet of Things

There is plenty of room for innovation as the so-called “Internet of Things” continues to grow, but not without increased concerns over safety and security, according to Florence Hudson of the nonprofit consortium Internet2, who met with Colorado News
Dec
20
2016

Team developing biomaterial to help teeth rebuild themselves

An assistant professor of chemical and biological engineering at Colorado School of Mines is working to develop a material to fill cavities while stimulating teeth to rebuild themselves—an innovation that would change the face of dentistry. Melissa News
Dec
14
2016

DOT awards $7.5M to Mines for transportation research

Colorado School of Mines has received a $7.5 million, five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to establish a University Transportation Center (UTC), focused on improving the durability and lifespan of underground transportation. News
Dec
13
2016

Start-up seeks to bring bacteria test to market

A patented technology developed by Colorado School of Mines researchers for quick and accurate testing of bacterial infections has been licensed by a Golden-based start-up, which hopes to bring a product to market by 2018. University Professor News
Dec
12
2016

Zhao wins Rath Award for digital security dissertation

Computer science PhD student Rui Zhao was awarded Colorado School of Mines’ December 2016 Dr. Bhakta Rath and Sushama Rath Research Award. Thanks to the generosity of Bhakta Rath, associate director of Material Science and Component Technology at News
Dec
02
2016

New environmental chamber opens the door for HVAC research

Did you know that buildings use about three-quarters of the total electricity generated in the United States? And that during the summer months, buildings cooling systems account for about 50 percent of the electricity peak demand?These were the News

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