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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
Dec
06
2017

Graves accepts international achievement award from SPE

The Society of Petroleum Engineers has named College of Earth Resource Sciences and Engineering Dean Ramona Graves as the 2017 recipient of the International Distinguished Achievement Award for Petroleum Engineering Faculty. SPE presents 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
Sep
01
2017

Mines professors contribute to major DOE geothermal project

A trio of Colorado School of Mines professors are lending their expertise to a multimillion-dollar U.S. Department of Energy geothermal project that’s aiming to remove the technical barriers to commercializing the clean energy source.   The Lawrence News
Aug
04
2017

Fleckenstein talks to Weld County about fracking

A Colorado School of Mines adjunct professor of petroleum engineering delivered a talk about hydraulic fracturing to the Weld County Council, which he will also take on his world tour as a Society of Petroleum Engineers distinguished lecturer for News
Jul
07
2017

Mines team takes second in NASA Mars Ice Challenge

Colorado School of Mines took second place in a NASA competition to design and build a system for extracting water from Mars’ subsurface, and learned plenty of lessons along the way. The Mars Ice Challenge, which had its final competition June 13 to News
Jun
27
2017

Interdisciplinary research team receives ARMA award

Colorado School of Mines Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Marte Gutierrez, Petroleum Engineering Professor Azra Tutuncu and alumnus Luke Frash have been awarded the 2017 Applied Rock Mechanics Research Award by the American Rock News
Jun
23
2017

Sum wins ASME 2017 Arthur Lubinski Best Paper Award

Amadeu Sum, associate professor of chemical and biological engineering, has been awarded the 2017 Arthur Lubinski OTC Best Paper Award by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). This prestigious recognition is awarded annually during News
May
25
2017

Team Molebots participates in Drillbotics competition

A group of five Colorado School of Mines students recently competed in the 2017 Drillbotics Competition, one of seven teams to make it to the final round of the international competition.  Team Molebots, made up of one electrical engineering senior News
May
04
2017

Mines recognizes excellent faculty in annual forum

Colorado School of Mines celebrated its outstanding faculty at its annual Faculty Forum, held May 3, 2017, in Friedhoff Hall. Geology and Geological Engineering Professor Kamini Singha received the Dean’s Excellence Award, which recognizes a News

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