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Feb
19
2015

Working on a dream: From Mines runner to Olympian

Mark Husted, a Ph.D. candidate in operations research, is training for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team trials in track and field. Known as the “fastest person in the history of Mines,” Husted broke the track record for 800m earlier this year at 1:51.54. News
Feb
09
2015

Humanitarian engineering class explores moving African village

Eleven students are part of a humanitarian engineering course that is designing plans to relocate a village displaced by mining operations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Africa. The course “Projects for People,” taught by corporate News
Feb
04
2015

Research examines intrusion of toxic vapors into indoor air

We spend 90 percent of our time indoors (according to the EPA) without realizing that the air we breathe could be potentially dangerous to our long-term health. Civil and Environmental Engineering professor Tissa Illangasekare has spent the last News
Jan
22
2015

ME student breaks barriers as pro female kart racer

Sabré Cook, a sophomore mechanical engineering student at Colorado School of Mines, is the only female with a professional kart racer license and is one of four finalists (out of 15,000) who have been named to the inaugural Mazda Road to Indy and News
Jan
16
2015

Eye tracking system may modernize robotic surgeries

Colorado School of Mines Mechanical Engineering professor Xiaoli Zhang and graduate student Songpo Li have developed a gaze-contingent-controlled robotic laparoscope system that can help surgeons better perform laparoscopic surgery. Laparoscopy is News
Jan
14
2015

Engineering student’s photo project wins Blackwell Award

Colorado School of Mines geophysical engineering student Bradley Wilson does more than study earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. As an avid photographer, he enjoys finding ways to apply scientific concepts to his images. Last fall, Wilson received News
Dec
22
2014

Zinc covering on galvanized steel could be used as fertilizer

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering doctoral student Joseph Grogan has developed an environmental friendly dezincing process that recycles the galvanized steel in its entirety. While the steel component of galvanized steel is mostly recycled  News
Dec
04
2014

7 Things You Might Find in Professor John Spear’s Office

John Spear is a Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor at Colorado School of Mines. Step inside his office in Coolbaugh Hall and you might find some strange items, dating back to 1898. Here are seven of Spear's favorite things in his News
Dec
04
2014

Where biology and engineering meet

This story appears in the 2014-15 issue of Mines' research magazine, "Energy & the Earth." Colorado School of Mines has been known for its prowess in geology since about 1874. Its reputation in biotechnology has taken just a little bit longer to News
Nov
20
2014

Senior Design Trade Fair: Final Four

The College of Engineering and Computational Sciences Senior Design Trade Fair is an opportunity for Colorado School of Mines students to showcase projects that they have been working on with a client during the past two semesters. Nine teams News

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