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Feb
12
2019

3D experiments shed new light on shape memory alloys

Shape memory alloys are well known for their remarkable properties —superelasticity, shape memory and actuation allow them to be crumpled up and then spring back to a "remembered" original shape. But the advanced material remains drastically News
Feb
12
2019

Payne Institute to establish Earth Observation Group

The view from space of the nighttime lights on Earth is one of the most iconic images of humanity’s presence. But more than just a pretty picture, these and other nocturnal radiant emissions are increasingly being used for scientific and public News
Feb
07
2019

Yu wins NSF CAREER award for interlayer alloy design

Zhenzhen Yu, assistant professor of metallurgical and materials engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has received a National Science Foundation CAREER Award for work to accelerate the design of interlayer alloys for use in the joining of News
Feb
05
2019

Mines leading effort to develop continental water model for all

  Hydrologists and computer scientists at 7 U.S. institutions led by Colorado School of Mines are teaming up to increase access to state-of-the-science water modeling tools.   Understanding the movement and availability of water locally and across News
Jan
16
2019

High-res images of Martian ice caps may reveal climate history

A Colorado School of Mines professor has been awarded funding from NASA to develop the highest-resolution 3D images ever of what lies in the interior of Mars' polar ice caps. "Just like on Earth, the ice caps are witnesses of the climate on Mars — News
Dec
17
2018

Blood results revealed from PFAS-contaminated water

Researchers at Colorado School of Mines and the Colorado School of Public Health shared the preliminary blood results from a study on poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) found at high levels in groundwater wells associated with public News
Dec
04
2018

Inhalable 'bots' offer potential treatment for cystic fibrosis

Inhalable “microbots” under development at Colorado School of Mines could be used to help treat cystic fibrosis, a chronic and progressive genetic disease that causes severe damage to the lungs and other organs. David Marr, professor of chemical and News
Nov
20
2018

Membranes could revolutionize ammonia, hydrogen production

Researchers from Colorado School of Mines have been awarded $2 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) to develop catalytic membrane reactors that could significantly improve the News
Oct
29
2018

Advanced solar technologies awarded $2M in DOE funding

A pair of Colorado School of Mines-led teams have been awarded more than $2 million by the U.S. Department of Energy for research that could lower the cost of solar electricity. Greg Jackson, professor of mechanical engineering, and Xerxes Steirer, News
Oct
24
2018

'Smart' sprinklers would tailor irrigation with reclaimed water

An interdisciplinary team of Colorado School of Mines researchers has been awarded National Science Foundation funding to develop a prototype of a "smart" irrigation system that can consider sensor data, user-defined thresholds and weather forecasts News

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