Showing 'Civil engineering' 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
Jun
21
2017

Mines hosts national concrete canoe competition

Colorado School of Mines hosted the American Society of Civil Engineers’ 30th Annual National Concrete Canoe Competition in Golden, Colorado, from June 17 to 19. Twenty teams from across the United States, Canada and even a team from China came to News
Jun
07
2017

Mines students design method for reducing mercury pollution

A team of Colorado School of Mines students have worked for the past year on a method to reduce the use mercury in small-scale gold mining and the resulting pollution, and recently presented their proposed solution to the Environmental Protection News
Jun
06
2017

Mines researchers find newly discovered fluorinated chemicals more difficult to filter from water

A team of Colorado School of Mines researchers has found that the activated carbon filtration systems currently being used to remove highly fluorinated chemicals such as perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoate (PFOA) from drinking News
May
11
2017

Mines students compete in CDOT RoadX challenge as part of EPICS 151

A solar-powered LED system that alerts motorists to cyclists in bike lanes won the Colorado Department of Transportation’s RoadX challenge May 3, 2017, part of the spring innovation design competition for the EPICS 151 course at Colorado School of News

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