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Oct
16
2017

Mines professors connected to landmark cosmic discovery

Astronomers and astrophysicists worldwide are celebrating a landmark discovery: For the first time, scientists have not only detected gravitational waves – ripples in space-time – from the collision of two neutron stars but also follow-up signals News
Oct
06
2017

Fryrear Chairs for Innovation and Excellence announced

A new faculty chairship endowed by Colorado School of Mines alumnus Ben Fryrear to recognize and support highly accomplished faculty members driving institutional change at Mines has its first two awardees. Kamini Singha, professor of geology and News
Oct
02
2017

Tiny House excited to show off progress at Solar Decathlon

It may be tiny, but a 220-square-foot house under construction on the Colorado School of Mines campus is about to find itself in front of a big audience.  The solar-powered, net-zero Mines Tiny House will be on display at the U.S. Department of News
Sep
28
2017

Mines, CoorsTek unveil world-class research, teaching facility

The CoorsTek Center for Applied Science and Engineering at Colorado School of Mines will welcome its first students in January 2018, a significant milestone in a multigenerational partnership between Mines, the Coors family and CoorsTek,  the world News
Aug
11
2017

Squier part of NSF NeuroNex neuroimaging research team

Understanding the brain is one of the research community's greatest challenges, and a Colorado School of Mines physics professor is part of a national consortium working to help neuroscientists learn more. Jeff Squier, professor and head of the News
Aug
10
2017

Zimmerman selected for DOE Early Career Research Program

Jeramy Zimmerman, assistant professor of physics at Colorado School of Mines, has been selected for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Early Career Research Program. Zimmerman will receive $750,000 over five years to support his research on 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
07
2017

Physics students share love of science with high-schoolers

Twenty members of the Society of Physics Students at Colorado School of Mines shared their love of physics with students at Pinnacle High School earlier this spring, encouraging them to pursue science and higher education with hands-on News
Jun
01
2017

Materials researchers achieve breakthrough for solar cells

A Colorado School of Mines PhD candidate in materials science is the lead author of a paper featured on the cover of Advanced Electronic Materials that details a breakthrough in the development of a material for solar cells. Angela Fioretti’s “Solar News
May
10
2017

REMRSEC funds renewable energy materials research

Nine junior faculty members and two doctoral students at Colorado School of Mines have each been awarded $5,000 by the Renewable Energy Materials Research Science and Engineering Center. From left, Paulo Cesar Tabares, Meenakshi Singh, Kevin Cash, News

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