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Oct
14
2016

Physics luminary traces career, talks nanotech

Robert G.W. Brown urged the students packed into Metals Hall for his talk to make change a regular part of their research career, a principle he has clearly followed in his path from fundamental physics to high-impact applications and, most recently News
Oct
10
2016

Taylor's research, mentorship celebrated as he retires

Students, faculty and staff paid tribute to the numerous accomplishments of Physics Professor P. Craig Taylor at Colorado School of Mines, in a retirement celebration held at the Geology Museum Friday, Sept. 23. Taylor joined Mines in 2005 after 23 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
21
2016

Materials Science PhD student awarded NASA fellowship

A Colorado School of Mines PhD student in materials science has been awarded a NASA fellowship—one of only 14 awarded by the space agency this year—to improve the performance of thermoelectric materials that can be used to power deep-space missions News
Sep
19
2016

Physics student climbs to the top

Kuhnel doesn’t have to venture far from campus to get his climbing fix—he’s co-coach of the climbing club twice a week at the Student Rec Center and trains at Earth Treks, a climbing gym in Golden. “I’ve met a lot of people there, some of whom are News
Sep
09
2016

Physics’ Eric Toberer organizes summer thermoelectrics school

Seventy-five students from across the country and around the world gathered at Mines this past July for the first graduate student summer school on thermoelectrics in the United States in two decades. Physics Assistant Professor Eric Toberer News
Sep
06
2016

Mines alum advances facial recognition technology

A physicist with four degrees from Colorado School of Mines is part of a research team that has found a possible solution to one of the major challenges of facial recognition systems: makeup. Mines graduate Alex Yuffa, with lead researcher Nathaniel News
Sep
01
2016

For PhD student, physics is an endlessly fascinating pursuit

For PhD student Alyssa Allende Motz, physics is not just about learning how matter moves through space and time or the complicated laws that govern our understanding of energy and force. She says that physics is more about “teaching you how to learn News
Aug
26
2016

Physics groups offering bricks from demolished Meyer Hall

Two student physics organizations are offering bricks salvaged from Meyer Hall, the longtime home of the Physics Department, as a reward for helping members attend the largest gathering of undergraduate physics students in the world.  David Schmidt News
Aug
08
2016

Carr, Physics Department seek to improve graduate education

The Physics Department’s perpetual quest to improve how it educates students is moving into largely uncharted territory: graduate-level classes. Inspired and informed by the department’s innovative teaching faculty, three years teaching in the News

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