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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
Nov
15
2016

Mines developing new method of chiral metamaterial assembly

Colorado School of Mines researchers have been awarded a National Science Foundation grant to develop a new way of assembling nanoparticles into materials with exotic optical properties that could allow, for example, “superlenses,” high-resolution News
Nov
14
2016

Higgins wins 1.5M to investigate PFCs

The presence of highly fluorinated organic chemicals, sometimes referred to as PFCs or poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs), in groundwater continues to be a pressing issue for communities in Colorado and throughout the country. Faculty at News
Oct
14
2016

Shaking Up Wood Building Construction

As the population in U.S. urban communities continues to grow exponentially, so does the demand for appropriate housing and office space. Typically, in large urban areas this means building residential and commercial units that are up to 20 stories News
Oct
03
2016

Gov. Hickenlooper kicks off CO Manufacturing Month at ADAPT

ADAPT team members celebrate the Governor's proclamation, naming October Colorado Manufacturing Month.Left to right: Aaron Stebner, Katie Woslager, Governor John Hickenlooper, Brandan Kappes, Mickele Bragg, Sumer Sorensen-Bain,Heidi Hostetter,  News
Sep
30
2016

Geology PhD student receives interdisciplinary research award

Colorado School of Mines Geology PhD student Sebastian Cardona was awarded the Stephen E. Laubach Structural Diagenesis Award during the Geological Society of America’s 2016 Annual Meeting, held September 25-28 in Denver.Cardona represented Mines’ News
Sep
26
2016

CS professor to improve mine safety

Colorado School of Mines underground classroom, the Edgar Experimental Mine. Photo: Agata Bugucka While the U.S. continues to look for new energy sources, our reliance on mining for rare minerals grows. Unfortunately, miners often work in dangerous News
Sep
14
2016

Agarwal wins SunShot grant to improve solar cell production

Chemical and Biological Engineering Associate Professor Sumit Agarwal has been awarded $615,000 over four years by the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative to develop a scalable and more cost-effective method of manufacturing ultra-high- News
Sep
13
2016

Nuclear PhD student wins award for fuel cycle research

A PhD student in nuclear engineering has been awarded a prize in the Innovations in Fuel Cycle Research Awards, sponsored by the Department of Energy Office of Fuel Cycle Technologies. Michael Servis’ award-winning research paper, “A Molecular News
Sep
09
2016

Physics’ Eric Toberer organizes summer thermoelectrics school

Seventy-five students from across the country and around the world gathered at Mines this past July for the first graduate student summer school on thermoelectrics in the United States in two decades. Physics Assistant Professor Eric Toberer News

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