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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
Jul
23
2015

Powerful, efficient ceramic fuel cells could enable in-home production of electricity from natural gas

GOLDEN, Colo., July 23, 2015 – The development of affordable and efficient ceramic fuel cells that could be used to power homes, the culmination of five years worth of work by Colorado School of Mines researchers, is featured in the July 23 issue of Press Release
Jul
23
2015

Payne Institute for Earth Resources named thanks to $5 million investment

GOLDEN, CO, July 23, 2015 — Colorado School of Mines’ premier policy institute for earth resources has a new name: the Payne Institute for Earth Resources.Thanks to a $5 million investment by Jim and Arlene Payne, the institute will move forward Press Release
Jul
16
2015

DOE awards Mines researchers $9M for algal fuels research

GOLDEN, Colo., July 16, 2015 – The Department of Energy recently announced funding for algae-based biofuels including up to $9 million for research involving a group at the Colorado School of Mines in collaboration with the Los Alamos National Press Release
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

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