Showing 'Civil engineering' News

Sep
13
2018

Solar membranes could cut cost of treating brackish water

Researchers at Colorado School of Mines are co-investigators in a $2 million U.S. Department of Energy project to develop solar-powered desalination membrane technology that could help rural and inland communities treat brackish groundwater at lower News
Jul
30
2018

Summer camp offers hands-on intro to tunnels, engineering

A new summer camp at Colorado School of Mines hopes to inspire the next generation to think below the surface.   Through the support of the University Transportation Center-Underground Transportation Infrastructure (UTC-UTI), Tunnel Camp at Mines News
Jun
27
2018

Hedayat awarded DOE Early Career Research funding

Reza Hedayat, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has been selected for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Early Career Research Program. Hedayat will receive $750,000 over five years to support the News
Apr
27
2018

Mines ASCE chapter beats the elements at regional contest

The American Society of Civil Engineers student chapter at Colorado School of Mines sent 46 students to the Rocky Mountain Regional Student Conference in Rapid City, South Dakota, to compete in concrete canoe, steel bridge and mystery design April 6 News
Apr
03
2018

Civil and Environmental Engineering names new head

The new head of the Colorado School of Mines Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering plans to work with faculty raise the department’s profile nationally and around the world. Professor Terri Hogue was named department head in January. News
Mar
26
2018

PhD candidate wins AAEES graduate research award

Colorado School of Mines PhD candidate Andrew Pfluger has been selected to receive the W. Wesley Eckenfelder Graduate Research Award for 2018 by the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists. The award is given each year to an News
Mar
22
2018

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers chapter recognized

The Colorado School of Mines chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers was named Region 3 Chapter of the Year during the SHPE’s Regional Leadership and Development Conference, held March 1-3 at Boise State University. Fourteen Mines News
Feb
14
2018

Landis to speak on diversity in STEM at AAAS Annual Meeting

Amy Landis, presidential faculty fellow for access, attainment and diversity at Colorado School of Mines, has been invited to speak about diversity in STEM at the 2018 American Association for the Advancement of Science Annual Meeting Feb. 15-19 in News
Jan
08
2018

Tutoring program aims to grow future scientists, engineers

When Kate Smits was an engineering student at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, she struggled to find a mentor. She had great professors and a great experience overall. But she never found that mentor, that female engineer she could News
Jan
03
2018

Graduate student receives NAGT Outstanding TA Award

A Colorado School of Mines graduate student has been honored with the National Association of Geoscience Teachers Outstanding TA Award. William Kyle Blount, a PhD student in hydrology, was nominated for the award by Terri Hogue, professor of civil News

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