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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
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
May
23
2016

Physics, Chemical and Biological Engineering departments collaborate on study published in ISAC journal

GOLDEN, CO, May 23, 2016 — A study featured on the front page of the journal Cytometry Part A is the latest result of a long-standing collaboration between Mines' Physics and Chemical and Biological Engineering departments. The paper, titled "High- Press Release
May
20
2016

Mines researcher receives $600K to develop energy efficient windowpane

Physics Assistant Professor Eric Toberer will receive around $600,000 as a subcontractor for a project to develop an advanced windowpane, which has been awarded $2.2 million by the Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy. The Press Release

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