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Feb
08
2017

A Radiochemistry Renaissance

From recycling plutonium to treating toxicity For years, Jensen has focused his research on a concept called “partition and transmutation”—a proposed technology that would essentially extract radioactive materials from nuclear waste stored in News
Jan
10
2017

CEE Professor Illangasekare appointed to U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Board

  AMAX Distinguished Chair and Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Tissa Illangasekare was named a member of the Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board by U.S. President Barak Obama on January 6, 2017.   The U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical News
Oct
04
2016

Mines team receives $1.5M to develop radiation detectors

A unique collaboration between a synthetic chemist and a nuclear physicist at Colorado School of Mines has been awarded $1.5 million over five years by the Department of Homeland Security to develop stable, inexpensive materials for detecting News
Sep
13
2016

Nuclear PhD student wins award for fuel cycle research

A PhD student in nuclear engineering has been awarded a prize in the Innovations in Fuel Cycle Research Awards, sponsored by the Department of Energy Office of Fuel Cycle Technologies. Michael Servis’ award-winning research paper, “A Molecular News
Aug
31
2016

Rare study of berkelium published in Science

A rare study of the radioactive element berkelium, co-led by Mines Chemistry Assistant Professor Jenifer Braley, has been published in Science, one of the world’s top academic journals. Braley, also a faculty member in the Nuclear Science and News
Aug
22
2016

Mines hosts energy policy event

In a state with an energy economy as purple as its politics, it can be hard to decide where to stand. The Payne Institute for Earth Resources at Colorado School of Mines teamed up with Inside Energy to host Spark! Unpacking the Politics of Energy News
Jul
28
2016

Nuclear faculty win funding for radiochemistry program

The U.S. Department of Energy will fund the first two years of graduate study for eight radiochemistry students at Colorado School of Mines, in an effort to meet the growing demand for scientists trained in the chemical study of radioactive elements News
Jul
15
2016

PhD students earn fellowships to work at national labs

Three Mines students have been awarded fellowships to pursue part of their graduate thesis research at a Department of Energy laboratory, with access to the expertise, resources, and capabilities available there. Receiving awards from the Office of News
Jul
13
2016

Mines grad to share nuclear expertise with Congress

The American Nuclear Society has selected a Colorado School of Mines graduate as its Glenn T. Seaborg Congressional Science and Engineering Fellow for 2017. Levi Patterson earned a BS in Engineering Physics and an MS in Nuclear Engineering from News
Jul
06
2016

DOE awards $2.1M to nuclear faculty

Mines has received $2.1 million from the Department of Energy to fund three projects led by faculty in the interdisciplinary Nuclear Science and Engineering Program. Jensen Mark Jensen Grandey Chair in Nuclear Science and Engineering, Chemistry News

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