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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
14
2016

Agarwal wins SunShot grant to improve solar cell production

Chemical and Biological Engineering Associate Professor Sumit Agarwal has been awarded $615,000 over four years by the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative to develop a scalable and more cost-effective method of manufacturing ultra-high- News
Sep
12
2016

Graves speaks at COGA Energy Summit

College of Earth Resource Sciences Dean Ramona Graves recently participated in a panel at the Colorado Oil and Gas Association's 28th Annual Rocky Mountain Energy Summit. The Academic Technical Roundtable: Partnerships, innovative technologies, and 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
02
2016

Mines Faculty win NSF grant to advance alloy processing

Mines Mechanical Engineering faculty are part of a project that has been awarded $1.6 million to improve the design of soft magnetic materials, which would increase the efficiency of electrical systems. Mechanical Engineering professors Aaron News
Aug
25
2016

Prof. Kee receives Combustion Institute's Gold Medal

The Combustion Institute awarded its highest honor, the Bernard Lewis Gold Medal, to Colorado School of Mines George R. Brown Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering Robert J. Kee at the 36th International Symposium on Combustion August 5 News
Aug
24
2016

Petroleum engineering faculty present at Enercom conference

Petroleum engineering faculty recently presented at The Oil and Gas Conference, hosted by Enercom, Inc. in downtown Denver. CNBC has called the annual conference “the largest gathering of energy CEOs in the industry.” Adjunct Professor Will 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
Aug
02
2016

Solar panels power materials exhibit at Geology Museum

Two solar panels have been installed at the Geology Museum, providing power to the Critical Materials Institute exhibit inside and proving the importance of the materials that the exhibit highlights. “The solar panels demonstrate how critical News
Jun
10
2016

PhD student receives Energy Department's Nuclear Energy University Program award

GOLDEN, CO, June 9, 2016 —An incoming PhD student in the Nuclear Science and Engineering Program has been awarded a $155,000 fellowship by the Nuclear University Program of the U.S. Department of Energy to investigate more effective ways of storing Press Release

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