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Aug
02
2017

Vyas awarded NSF grant to study perfluorinated chemicals

Shubham Vyas, assistant professor of chemistry at Colorado School of Mines, has been awarded $417,643 by the National Science Foundation to study the breakdown of perfluorinated chemicals in the environment. Perfluoroalkyl acids, or PFAAs, are News
Aug
02
2017

Chemistry professor heads to Germany on Fulbright award

A professor of chemistry at Colorado School of Mines has received a Fulbright award to conduct research with scientists in Germany into a new class of polyethylene plastic that may be better suited for biodegrading. Kim Williams will conduct News
Jul
31
2017

Summer programs immerse undergrads in research

Students from universities across the United States and Ireland participating in Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) programs at Colorado School of Mines presented their work at a poster session last week. Forty-two students presented News
Jul
14
2017

Pei leads team simulating 6.7 earthquakes on massive shake-table

Engineering researchers are putting an innovative two-story structure made of cross-laminated timber (CLT) panels through a series of seismic tests to gather scientific data that will enable design of mass timber buildings that can survive large News
Jul
06
2017

Sixth-graders tour Geology Museum and trail, Tiny House

About 160 sixth-grade students from the Denver School of Science and Technology’s College View campus visited Colorado School of Mines on June 28 in a trip organized by the Critical Materials Institute. In addition to touring the Geology Museum and News
Jun
29
2017

Center for Hydrate Research hosts international conference

The Colorado School of Mines Center for Hydrate Research hosted the ninth International Conference on Gas Hydrates in Denver from June 25 to 30, bringing together top researchers from around the world. “The ICGH9 Conference is the most prestigious News
Jun
27
2017

Wilcox recognized for research into carbon, mercury capture

A Colorado School of Mines associate professor of chemical and biological engineering has been recognized for her research into capturing mercury and carbon dioxide from coal-fired power plants and preventing their release into the atmosphere. News
Jun
27
2017

Interdisciplinary research team receives ARMA award

Colorado School of Mines Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Marte Gutierrez, Petroleum Engineering Professor Azra Tutuncu and alumnus Luke Frash have been awarded the 2017 Applied Rock Mechanics Research Award by the American Rock News
Jun
26
2017

Geology graduate student awarded research grants

Geology graduate student Rosemarie (Rosie) Fryer has been awarded two grants from national organizations for her research on the submarine lobe deposits of Point Loma in San Diego, California. Fryer received a $2,500 grant from the American News
Jun
23
2017

Sum wins ASME 2017 Arthur Lubinski Best Paper Award

Amadeu Sum, associate professor of chemical and biological engineering, has been awarded the 2017 Arthur Lubinski OTC Best Paper Award by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). This prestigious recognition is awarded annually during News

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