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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
Jun
10
2015

Mines researcher receives DOE funding for nuclear energy R&D

GOLDEN, Colo., June 10, 2015 – The Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced awards totaling more than $60 million for U.S. universities including Colorado School of Mines, national laboratories, and industry, for nuclear energy research and Press Release
May
20
2015

New exhibit at state Capitol highlights Colorado’s mineral treasures

DENVER, Colo., May 20, 2015 – From the Gold Rush and frontier mining days to the energy needs of the present day, a new exhibit at the Colorado state Capitol building curated by the Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum highlights some of the Press Release
May
19
2015

ExxonMobil funds algal biofuels research collaboration at Colorado School of Mines

GOLDEN, Colo., May 19, 2015 – ExxonMobil and Colorado School of Mines have established a joint research collaboration focused on developing fundamental new insights into photosynthetic processes and carbon fixation in algae. These insights will 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
Apr
22
2015

Mines to host 4th International School for Materials for Energy and Sustainability July 13-20

GOLDEN, Colo., April 22, 2015 – The Colorado School of Mines Office of Special Programs and Continuing Education will host the fourth International School for Materials for Energy and Sustainability July 13-20.  The weeklong school will present Press Release
Feb
04
2015

Research examines intrusion of toxic vapors into indoor air

We spend 90 percent of our time indoors (according to the EPA) without realizing that the air we breathe could be potentially dangerous to our long-term health. Civil and Environmental Engineering professor Tissa Illangasekare has spent the last News

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