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Feb
23
2017

Mines and Virginia Tech to create minerals industry consortium

Minerals and metals are at the foundation of modern technology-based societies. Each year, the average American uses about 25 tons of earth materials. Exploration for new resources is at the front end of the mining life cycle, with mining companies News
Feb
01
2017

Mines hosts NSF-funded workshop on underground resources, society

  A three-day NSF-sponsored workshop will bring to Mines 20 of the world’s top scholars focused on the societal aspects of mining and other extractive processes.   “STS Underground: Investigating the Technoscientific Worlds of Mining and News
Dec
14
2016

DOT awards $7.5M to Mines for transportation research

Colorado School of Mines has received a $7.5 million, five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to establish a University Transportation Center (UTC), focused on improving the durability and lifespan of underground transportation. News
Jun
27
2016

Catherine Skokan named ASEE Fellow

  Emerita Associate Professor Cathy Skokan has been named a fellow of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) at the society’s annual conference this week in New Orleans.  Founded in 1893, ASEE is a nonprofit organization of News
Feb
16
2016

Mines receives $211K NSF grant to study groundwater contamination, host earth sciences field trip

GOLDEN, Colo., Feb. 16, 2016 –Colorado School of Mines, in conjunction with the Jefferson County Public Schools Education Research and Design, received $211,787 from the National Science Foundation, in part to bring Jefferson High School (JHS) Press Release
Feb
08
2016

Mines study reveals earthquakes can jump

GOLDEN, Colo., Feb. 8, 2016 – A paper co-authored by Mines Assistant Professor Edwin Nissen, “Limitations of rupture forecasting exposed by instantaneously triggered earthquake doublet,” has been published by Nature Geoscience. “Remote sensing and Press Release
Jan
26
2016

Mines RCP research center celebrates 30 years

GOLDEN, Colo., Jan. 26, 2016 -- The Reservoir Characterization Project (RCP), an industry-funded academic consortium at Colorado School of Mines with a primary focus on applied research in integrated reservoir characterization, recently turned 30. Press Release
Nov
03
2015

Mines students dominate SEG Geophysics Hackathon

GOLDEN, Colo., Nov. 3, 2015 –Mines geophysics students dominated the 3rd Annual Geophysics Hackathon at the recent Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) Annual Meeting in New Orleans. For the second year in a row, Mines students reaped prizes Press Release
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
Oct
01
2014

Professor unearths Moon’s “Ocean of Storms” mystery

Colorado School of Mines Geophysics Associate Professor Jeff Andrews-Hanna is the lead author of a study documenting the discovery of a giant rectangular structure (roughly 1,600 miles across) on the nearside of the Moon. Using NASA’s Gravity News

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