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Apr
16
2019

Mines students roll to victory in IEEE Robotics Competition

On the surface, the task facing students at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Region 5 Student Robotics Competition was simple: Design a robot that could navigate obstacles, pick up small objects and then sort the objects News
Apr
04
2019

Imperial Barrel Award team qualifies for international finals

A team of graduate students from Colorado School of Mines took first place in the Rocky Mountain section of the Imperial Barrel Award Program, earning a spot in the world finals this May. More than 250 teams from 50 countries around the world News
Apr
03
2019

When humans settle on Mars, houses could be 3D-printed

When the first humans settle on Mars, what if their homes were not built but printed? That's the question being posed in the latest NASA Centennial Challenge, pitting teams from industry and academia to design and 3D-print habitats using materials News
Mar
20
2019

Mines students show materials knowledge, bladesmithing skills

Colorado School of Mines continued its traditional strong showing at the annual meeting of The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society, winning the Materials Bowl and taking second place in the Bladesmithing Competition. Metallurgical and materials News
Feb
20
2019

Brain-controlled wheelchair wins award at hackathon

A team of Colorado School of Mines students earned honors at a hardware-based hackathon for their project to create a device that allows those paralyzed from the neck down to control a wheelchair by detecting brain activity. The team, BrainAble, News
Feb
01
2019

Mines notches top-10 finish in NSA Codebreaker Challenge

Colorado School of Mines students hacked their way to a top-10 finish in one of the most important cybersecurity competitions in the nation. Twenty Mines students participated in the 2018 NSA Codebreaker Challenge, which ran from the end of News
Jan
17
2019

Data center wins Henderson Mine Sustainability Challenge

A data center and technology campus that takes advantage of the cool, dry climate at 10,300 feet was the winning idea in the inaugural Henderson Sustainability Challenge. Colorado School of Mines students worked with Climax Molybdenum, a Freeport- News
Dec
21
2018

Mines students win Facebook Hackathon with navigation app

Finding your way around a new building can be a challenge – it’s not like you can just pull up your smartphone’s map app and pinpoint your location like you would outside. “A lot of companies – Google, Google Maps, Facebook – have been working on News
Dec
17
2018

Grad student, oSTEM at Mines honored at national conference

Max Pisciotta, a master’s student in mechanical engineering at Colorado School of Mines, was recognized for the Best Graduate/Postdoc Poster at the 2018 oSTEM Annual Conference. Short for Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, News
Nov
29
2018

Mines team claims repeat spot in programming world finals

Last year, Matt Baldin and Sam Reinehr were happy just to qualify for the world finals of the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest. This year, the Mines seniors have much bigger plans. “This year we’re going to try to do well,” Baldin News

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