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Oct
16
2015

Colorado Geological Survey awarded $500k for high-resolution mapping of geologic hazards in Mesa County

GOLDEN, Colo., Oct. 16, 2015 – The Colorado Geological Survey (CGS) received $500,000 in matching funds through the U.S. Geological Survey’s 3D Elevation Program to collect high-resolution Light Detection And Ranging (LiDAR) data over Mesa County, a Press Release
Oct
15
2015

Gaining Steam

A steady, reliable, enormous, practically inexhaustible, carbon-free source of electric power, one capable of producing three times the wattage the United States generates each year, is right under our feet. Or more accurately, way under our feet, News
Oct
01
2015

$1.9M DOE award will allow Mines researchers to help develop efficient, affordable solar power plant technology

GOLDEN, Colo., Oct. 1, 2015 – Colorado School of Mines Department of Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor Rob Braun and collaborators at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (lead institution), FlowServe, Sandia National Labs, and the National Press Release
Sep
23
2015

Colorado proof-of-concept grant goes to Mines researcher developing tech to allow electronics to run at high temps

GOLDEN, Colo., Sept. 23, 2015 – Assistant Professor of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Geoff Brennecka has been awarded $150,000 over two years to produce prototype capacitors that will allow electronics to operate reliably at high Press Release
Sep
21
2015

Colorado School of Mines receives $2 million gift from Apache Corporation

GOLDEN, CO, Sept. 21, 2015 — Apache Corporation has presented a $2 million gift to Colorado School of Mines that will greatly enhance the Petroleum Engineering Department’s drilling education and research. It will name the Apache Corporation Press Release
Sep
19
2015

NSF funds K-12 teacher water-energy research project

Terri Hogue, professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Director of the ConocoPhillips Center for a Sustainable WE²ST, and Andrea Blaine, assistant director of WE2ST, have been awarded a $600,000 grant from the National News
Sep
07
2015

Colorado Geological Survey publishes study on West Salt Creek landslide

GOLDEN, Colo., Sept. 7, 2015 – On May 25, 2014, the longest landslide in Colorado history devastated the small agricultural community surrounding West Salt Creek in Mesa County. Three people perished when a saturated hillside gave way and a massive Press Release
Sep
02
2015

Mines receives $450K NSF grant for corporate social responsibility research

GOLDEN, Colo., Sept. 2, 2015 – Jessica Smith, Hennebach Assistant Professor of Energy Policy in Liberal Arts and International Studies, has been awarded a $450,000 grant from the National Science Foundation’s Cultivating Cultures for Ethical STEM Press Release
Aug
27
2015

Colorado School of Mines’ Edgar Mine celebrates 150 years on Sept. 19

GOLDEN, Colo., Aug. 27, 2015 – The Colorado School of Mines Edgar Experimental Mine celebrates its 150th birthday on Sept. 19 with a gold rush era event between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the mine (365 8th Ave, Idaho Springs, CO).In the 1870s, the mine Press Release
Aug
11
2015

Mines develops app to track gymnasts’ performance data

Mounir Zok, senior sports technologist for the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), was researching how boxers moved during a match through video taken by an overhead camera suspended in a boxing ring, when he got an idea that evolved into a News

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