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Jun
23
2015

Mines researchers awarded $3M by Energy Department for study on storage of spent nuclear fuel

GOLDEN, Colo., June 23, 2015 – A team led by a Mines research professor of physics has been awarded $3 million by the Department of Energy to study the deterioration of canisters used for storing spent nuclear fuel. Primary investigator Zeev Shayer’ Press Release
Jun
04
2015

Architects selected for new CoorsTek Center for Applied Science and Engineering at Colorado School of Mines

GOLDEN, Colo., June 4, 2015 –Internationally renowned architecture firm Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, in partnership with Denver-based Anderson Mason Dale Architects, has been selected to design the new CoorsTek Center for Applied Science and Press Release
May
27
2015

Multidisciplinary Mines team publishes book on pore scale phenomena

GOLDEN, Colo., May 27, 2015 – “Pore Scale Phenomena: Frontiers in Energy and Environment,” a book edited by Colorado School of Mines faculty devoted to understanding the physical and chemical properties of pore scale phenomena, has recently been Press Release
May
19
2015

ExxonMobil funds algal biofuels research collaboration at Colorado School of Mines

GOLDEN, Colo., May 19, 2015 – ExxonMobil and Colorado School of Mines have established a joint research collaboration focused on developing fundamental new insights into photosynthetic processes and carbon fixation in algae. These insights will Press Release
Apr
21
2015

Mines launches Center for Innovative Teaching & Learning

Meet Sam Spiegel, the director of the Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning (CITL) at Colorado School of Mines. The center—started by Applied Mathematics and Statistics professor Gus Greivel and Physics professor Pat Kohl—is part of Mines’ News
Apr
20
2015

Mines Earth Resources Institute awards research mini-grants

GOLDEN, Colo., April 20, 2015 – The Colorado School of Mines Earth Resources Institute has announced the award of mini-grants to four teams of Mines researchers. The $25,000 mini-grants are designed to emphasize the collaborative research efforts Press Release
Mar
26
2015

Physics Professor Collins talks academic publishing

With plenty of humor, Physics Professor Reuben Collins shared insights into the world of academic publishing, particularly the challenges it is facing, via his Faculty Senate Distinguished Lecture on March 26. Collins opened with the story of how he News
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

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