Showing 'Geophysics' News

Jul
23
2018

Mines scientists contributing to NASA Mars InSight mission

The NASA Mars InSight Lander is en route to the Red Planet and two Colorado School of Mines scientists are among those eagerly awaiting its arrival in late November. Paul Morgan, senior geothermal geologist at the Colorado Geological Survey, and News
Mar
29
2018

Mines professor, student spend month aboard research vessel

A Colorado School of Mines professor and graduate student spent more than a month at sea researching the relationship between earthquakes, gas hydrates and underwater landslides off the coast of New Zealand.  Brandon Dugan, Baker Hughes Chair and News
Jan
30
2018

Space resources program approved for fall 2018 launch

  A first-of-its-kind graduate program in space resources will officially lift off at Colorado School of Mines this fall.   Post-baccalaureate certificates, master’s degrees and doctoral degrees will be offered through the unique interdisciplinary News
Dec
15
2017

Outstanding fall graduates honored at commencement

Colorado School of Mines celebrated its midyear commencement Dec. 15, conferring a total of 239 bachelor’s, 175 master’s and 63 doctoral degrees during undergraduate and graduate ceremonies.   At the undergraduate ceremony, 11 students – each News
Nov
27
2017

Software to assess CO2 storage risk wins award

A Colorado School of Mines professor is part of a partnership that has been recognized for developing a computer software package to assess the environmental risk of geologic carbon dioxide storage sites. The National Risk Assessment Partnership ( News
Nov
06
2017

Faculty honored by Society of Exploration Geophysicists

Two Colorado School of Mines professors were among those honored at the Society of Exploration Geophysicists’ annual meeting, held Sept. 24-29 in Houston. Petroleum Engineering Professor Manika Prasad received the Virgil Kauffman Gold Medal, awarded News
Oct
18
2017

Mines alum George Saunders wins Man Booker Prize

George Saunders ‘81 has won one of the most prestigious awards in English literature, the Man Booker Prize, for his first novel, “Lincoln in the Bardo.” Saunders studied geophysics at Colorado School of Mines, working after graduation as a field News
Sep
20
2017

Tsvankin's work published in SEG's Geophysics

Ilya Tsvankin, a professor in the Geophysics Department and director of the Center for Wave Phenomena, published three papers with his students in the Special Section on Seismic Anisotropy in the July-August issue of the Society of Explorations News
Sep
06
2017

Infusing graduate education with professional development

Graduate school can be a wonderful time in one’s life—a period of hard work, but also of learning new things and meeting new people, says Roel Snieder. “I loved my experience as a graduate student.” But Snieder knows that’s not true for everyone, News
Aug
29
2017

Bradford joins Mines as head of Geophysics Department

The new head of the Geophysics Department at Colorado School of Mines hopes to put a greater emphasis on the broader range of issues that geophysicists can contribute to in society. John Bradford, who assumed his new role in August, joins Mines from News

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