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Feb
15
2016

Toberer receives NSF CAREER Award

GOLDEN, Colo., Feb. 15, 2016 – Physics Assistant Professor Eric Toberer has received an NSF CAREER Award for research that could ultimately yield the next generation of thermoelectric materials. The project, titled "Control of Charge Carrier Press Release
Oct
01
2015

Neil deGrasse Tyson talks “Astronomy Bizarre” to sold-out Mines crowd

On Sept. 30, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson visited the Colorado School of Mines campus to speak to a sold-out crowd of students, alums, faculty, staff and community members in Lockridge Arena. “This has got to be the geekiest audience I've ever News
Aug
17
2015

Mines receives Office of Naval Research grant to foster leadership, problem-solving skills

GOLDEN, Colo., Aug. 17, 2015 – The Office of Naval Research is awarding $542,149 over three years to a Mines effort to produce graduates with both technical knowledge and the ability to work well with others as leaders and followers -- skills of Press Release
Jun
24
2015

Mines to host conference on exotic forms of silicon

A conference at Colorado School of Mines will bring together scientists studying exotic forms of silicon, a field that organizers say would benefit from increased exposure and greater interaction between researchers. The International Conference on News
Jun
23
2015

Mines researchers awarded $3M by Energy Department for study on storage of spent nuclear fuel

GOLDEN, Colo., June 23, 2015 – A team led by a Mines research professor of physics has been awarded $3 million by the Department of Energy to study the deterioration of canisters used for storing spent nuclear fuel. Primary investigator Zeev Shayer’ Press Release
Jun
05
2015

Three American Institute of Physics journal editors at Mines

Three Mines physicists now hold prestigious editorships at respected physics journals. Professor Reuben Collins is editor-in-chief of Applied Physics Letters, Professor Craig Taylor is editor-in-chief of the Journal of Renewable and Sustainable News
May
06
2015

Unique Mines course engages students across disciplines

GOLDEN, Colo., May 6, 2015 – Professor of Chemistry and Geochemistry Mark Eberhart is finally teaching the class he wishes he could’ve signed up for back when he was a freshman, and it’s getting rave reviews from Mines students. After three Press Release
May
05
2015

Mines student wins grand prize at Colorado Undergraduate Space Research Symposium

GOLDEN, Colo., May 5, 2015 – Zachary Mimlitz, a Colorado School of Mines sophomore majoring in physics, was awarded the $1,000 Grand Prize at the recent Colorado Undergraduate Space Research Symposium (CUSRS) for the overall highest scoring for his Press Release
Apr
27
2015

Engineering Physics student receives $155K nuclear energy research grant

GOLDEN, Colo., April 27, 2015 – A senior in Engineering Physics is starting her post-graduate career on a high note after receiving a $155,000 fellowship to support her research into using current technology to reduce the radioactive material Press Release
Mar
26
2015

Physics Professor Collins talks academic publishing

With plenty of humor, Physics Professor Reuben Collins shared insights into the world of academic publishing, particularly the challenges it is facing, via his Faculty Senate Distinguished Lecture on March 26. Collins opened with the story of how he News

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