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Oct
01
2015

Mines expands understanding of syngas from coal gasification

Coal serves as the nation’s largest fossil-fuel resource, responsible for approximately 40 percent of electricity generation in the U.S., but as it remains a great source of air pollution, the Thermal-Fluids Systems group in the Colorado School of News
Oct
01
2015

$1.9M DOE award will allow Mines researchers to help develop efficient, affordable solar power plant technology

GOLDEN, Colo., Oct. 1, 2015 – Colorado School of Mines Department of Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor Rob Braun and collaborators at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (lead institution), FlowServe, Sandia National Labs, and the National Press Release
Sep
21
2015

Colorado School of Mines receives $2 million gift from Apache Corporation

GOLDEN, CO, Sept. 21, 2015 — Apache Corporation has presented a $2 million gift to Colorado School of Mines that will greatly enhance the Petroleum Engineering Department’s drilling education and research. It will name the Apache Corporation Press Release
Sep
19
2015

NSF funds K-12 teacher water-energy research project

Terri Hogue, professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Director of the ConocoPhillips Center for a Sustainable WE²ST, and Andrea Blaine, assistant director of WE2ST, have been awarded a $600,000 grant from the National News
Sep
01
2015

Mines receives $1.5M DOE grant for geothermal research

Colorado School of Mines Civil and Environment Professor Tzahi Cath has been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the Geothermal Technologies Office of the U.S. Department of Energy to study membrane distillation desalination of impaired water using News
Jul
23
2015

Powerful, efficient ceramic fuel cells could enable in-home production of electricity from natural gas

GOLDEN, Colo., July 23, 2015 – The development of affordable and efficient ceramic fuel cells that could be used to power homes, the culmination of five years worth of work by Colorado School of Mines researchers, is featured in the July 23 issue of Press Release
Jul
23
2015

Payne Institute for Earth Resources named thanks to $5 million investment

GOLDEN, CO, July 23, 2015 — Colorado School of Mines’ premier policy institute for earth resources has a new name: the Payne Institute for Earth Resources.Thanks to a $5 million investment by Jim and Arlene Payne, the institute will move forward Press Release
Jul
16
2015

DOE awards Mines researchers $9M for algal fuels research

GOLDEN, Colo., July 16, 2015 – The Department of Energy recently announced funding for algae-based biofuels including up to $9 million for research involving a group at the Colorado School of Mines in collaboration with the Los Alamos National Press Release
Jul
10
2015

Mines engages area students in STEM research, activities

GOLDEN, Colo., July 10, 2015 – On July 8, 160 sixth grade students from the Denver School of Science and Technology (DSST) spent the morning at Colorado School of Mines, participating in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) Press Release
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

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