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Oct
20
2017

Students get on-the-ground experience in Guatemala

Landslide risk is a fact of life for hundreds of thousands of Guatemalans residing in settlements on the slopes of steep ravines.  How well the available tools, techniques and programs manage that risk is the subject of a Colorado School of Mines News
Oct
19
2017

Sharp invited to Kavli Frontiers of Science Symposium

An associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at Colorado School of Mines has been invited to participate in a National Academy of Science symposium designed to encourage collaboration between distinguished young scientists.   News
Oct
06
2017

Mines alumni lend their skills to U.S. 6-19th Street project

When James Sapegin moved into Mines Park his sophomore year, the walk to class wasn’t a particularly inviting one. Standing between the apartment complex and main Colorado School of Mines campus were four lanes of cars zipping by at 50-60 miles per News
Oct
03
2017

Illangasekare elected to Sri Lanka's academy of sciences

Tissa Illangasekare, AMAX Distinguished Chair of Environmental Sciences and Engineering and professor of civil and environmental engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has been inducted into the National Academy of Sciences of Sri Lanka. NASSL is News
Oct
03
2017

Mines symposium tackles Flint water crisis

Colorado School of Mines is hosting a film screening, panel discussion and keynote speaker in a two-day symposium on the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, along with the Hennebach Program in the News
Sep
29
2017

Pei contributing to Hurricane Irma rapid response research

A Colorado School of Mines professor is part of a team of structural engineers on the ground in Florida documenting the damage wrought by Hurricane Irma in hopes of better understanding the effect of natural disasters on the built environment. News
Aug
10
2017

Mines hosts scientists probing future of materials research

Representatives of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine came to Colorado School of Mines for two days in July as part of an effort to determine the state of materials research in the United States and identify promising News
Jul
14
2017

Pei leads team simulating 6.7 earthquakes on massive shake-table

Engineering researchers are putting an innovative two-story structure made of cross-laminated timber (CLT) panels through a series of seismic tests to gather scientific data that will enable design of mass timber buildings that can survive large News
Jul
12
2017

McCray elected Fellow of Geological Society of America

John E. McCray, professor and head of Colorado School of Mines’ Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been elected a fellow of the Geological Society of America, a global professional organization with more than 26,000 members in News
Jun
27
2017

Interdisciplinary research team receives ARMA award

Colorado School of Mines Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Marte Gutierrez, Petroleum Engineering Professor Azra Tutuncu and alumnus Luke Frash have been awarded the 2017 Applied Rock Mechanics Research Award by the American Rock News

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