Showing 'College of Engineering and Computational Sciences' News

Sep
14
2017

Team DiggerLoop generates attention at SpaceX Hyperloop competition

Team DiggerLoop’s drag racer-inspired Hyperloop pod may not have hit the test track but it still garnered plenty of attention at the SpaceX student competition last month.  After a rigorous safety evaluation from SpaceX employees, only three out of News
Sep
14
2017

Graduate students awarded scholarships for study of water

Two Mines graduate students in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering have been awarded scholarships by the Colorado Section of the WateReuse Association, an organization dedicated to promoting the development of alternative water News
Sep
12
2017

Mines ranked first nationwide for engineering degrees

Colorado School of Mines was ranked first in the nation among colleges offering degrees in engineering according to College Factual, a website dedicated to helping students find the best college fit. The ranking listed schools with successful News
Sep
08
2017

Sowers testifies before House committee on space resources

A Colorado School of Mines professor was among the experts who testified before a U.S. House of Representatives committee about private sector exploration of the moon. George Sowers, professor of practice in mechanical engineering, addressed the News
Sep
06
2017

Infusing graduate education with professional development

Graduate school can be a wonderful time in one’s life—a period of hard work, but also of learning new things and meeting new people, says Roel Snieder. “I loved my experience as a graduate student.” But Snieder knows that’s not true for everyone, News
Aug
30
2017

Berger named Mechanical Engineering Department head

A longtime mechanical engineering professor at Colorado School of Mines has been chosen to lead the largest department on campus. John Berger, a full professor who has been a member of the Mines faculty since 1994, previously served as interim News
Aug
30
2017

Braun discusses renewable energy on ASME podcast

Robert Braun, associate professor of mechanical engineering at Colorado School of Mines, is featured on the latest podcast from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Braun sat down with ASME.org editor David Walsh during ASME’s Power and News
Aug
29
2017

Mines graduates among top in nation for earning potential

Colorado School of Mines has some of the highest-paid graduates in the country, according to PayScale’s 2017-2018 College Salary Report. Mines ranked 18th in the nation for undergraduate earning potential, with median early career pay clocking in at News
Aug
28
2017

Paper on hydraulic fracturing wastewater analysis published

Hydraulic fracturing generates billions of gallons of wastewater every year in the U.S. and determining the quality and chemical composition of that water continues to pose a challenge for scientists. A Colorado School of Mines doctoral student and News
Aug
22
2017

Mines study on plant spacing, water use published in PNAS

A postdoctoral fellow and professor from Colorado School of Mines recently had their research on the effects of plant spacing on water use published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Andrew Trautz, who received his master’s News

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