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Nov
14
2016

Higgins wins 1.5M to investigate PFCs

The presence of highly fluorinated organic chemicals, sometimes referred to as PFCs or poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs), in groundwater continues to be a pressing issue for communities in Colorado and throughout the country. Faculty at News
Nov
02
2016

Illangasekare wins international prize for groundwater research

Professor Illangasekare (far right) receives the PSIPW Award from U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. Photo Credit: UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe Congratulations to Tissa Illangasekare, distinguished chair and professor of civil and environmental News
Oct
25
2016

Mines tackles treating PFC-contaminated water

Colorado School of Mines has played a key role in identifying the problem of perfluorochemicals, sometimes called PFCs, in U.S. drinking water and their association with industrial sites, wastewater treatment plants and military fire training areas News
Oct
11
2016

Mines hosts film screening and forum on High Plains Aquifer

[Updated Oct. 31] The Payne Institute for Earth Resources at Colorado School of Mines teamed up with the American Geosciences Institute to host a series of events on the Mines campus that focused on the High Plains Aquifer. A free film screening of News
Sep
07
2016

Mines team to develop smart sensors for wastewater treatment centers

A multidisciplinary team, led by the Ben L. Fryrear Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Tzahi Cath, has received a $1 million award from the National Science Foundation to develop an innovative monitoring and control system for small News
Aug
09
2016

Study finds high levels of toxic chemicals in drinking water

Unsafe levels of polyfluoroalkyl and perfluoroalkyl substances, industrial chemicals linked to potentially serious health problems, have been found in the public drinking water of 33 states, according to a new study coauthored by Mines Civil and News
Aug
03
2016

Mines, USGS sign agreement to create new research center

Colorado School of Mines President Paul Johnson and U.S. Geological Survey Director Suzette Kimball have renewed a five-year memorandum of understanding that fosters collaboration in the areas of science and engineering related to the Earth and News
Jul
25
2016

Environmental Engineering in Colorado STEM classrooms

Water-Energy Education for the Next Generation, a Colorado School of Mines Research Experience for Teachers sponsored by the National Science Foundation, kicked off its first summer training with nine teachers from Colorado public schools. The six- News
Jul
21
2016

Hydrology research finds 'missing link' in water modeling

Groundbreaking research on global water supply co-authored by Colorado School of Mines Hydrology Professor Reed Maxwell and alumna Laura Condon, now assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at Syracuse University, appears in the News
Jun
10
2016

PhD student awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Civil and Environmental Engineering PhD student Chelsea Panos has received a 2016 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF), which provides each recipient with a $34,000 annual stipend for three years, plus a $12,000 cost News

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