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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
Sep
08
2016

Faculty win NSF grant to turn bacteria into jet fuel source

Faculty in the departments of Chemistry and Chemical and Biological Engineering have been awarded $320,000 by the National Science Foundation to turn bacteria into a more sustainable source of jet fuel.  Chemistry Assistant Research Professor Fiona News
Sep
07
2016

Mines team to develop smart sensors for wastewater treatment centers

A multidisciplinary team, led by the Ben L. Fryrear Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Tzahi Cath, has received a $1 million award from the National Science Foundation to develop an innovative monitoring and control system for small News
Sep
06
2016

Mines alum advances facial recognition technology

A physicist with four degrees from Colorado School of Mines is part of a research team that has found a possible solution to one of the major challenges of facial recognition systems: makeup. Mines graduate Alex Yuffa, with lead researcher Nathaniel News
Sep
02
2016

Mines Faculty win NSF grant to advance alloy processing

Mines Mechanical Engineering faculty are part of a project that has been awarded $1.6 million to improve the design of soft magnetic materials, which would increase the efficiency of electrical systems. Mechanical Engineering professors Aaron News
Sep
01
2016

For PhD student, physics is an endlessly fascinating pursuit

For PhD student Alyssa Allende Motz, physics is not just about learning how matter moves through space and time or the complicated laws that govern our understanding of energy and force. She says that physics is more about “teaching you how to learn News
Aug
31
2016

Rare study of berkelium published in Science

A rare study of the radioactive element berkelium, co-led by Mines Chemistry Assistant Professor Jenifer Braley, has been published in Science, one of the world’s top academic journals. Braley, also a faculty member in the Nuclear Science and News

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