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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
04
2017

Mines recognizes excellent faculty in annual forum

Colorado School of Mines celebrated its outstanding faculty at its annual Faculty Forum, held May 3, 2017, in Friedhoff Hall. Geology and Geological Engineering Professor Kamini Singha received the Dean’s Excellence Award, which recognizes a News
May
03
2017

Team DiggerLoop wins CECS Senior Design

Team DiggerLoop, a group of 14 mechanical and electrical engineering seniors at the Colorado School of Mines, was awarded first place in the College of Engineering and Computational Sciences (CECS) Spring Senior Design Trade Fair on April 27, 2017. News
Apr
11
2017

Best Mines graduate research honored at annual symposium

Colorado School of Mines graduate students with the best research presentations were recognized at the annual Graduate Research and Discovery Symposium, held April 6-7, 2017, in the Student Center on campus. The following students were honored News
Mar
30
2017

ConocoPhillips & WE2ST Center debut video

In its third academic year, the ConocoPhillips Center for a Sustainable WE2ST (Water-Energy Education, Science and Technology) was formed to promote the sustainability of unconventional energy production and conduct research on both community News
Mar
02
2017

Higgins, coauthors call for more research, limits on PFAS use

Four scientists from the US, Sweden and Switzerland, including an associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at Colorado School of Mines, are calling for improved research into per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, creating safer News
Feb
21
2017

Civil and Environmental Engineering faculty honored

Two Colorado School of Mines professors in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering have been recognized for their achievements in geotechnical engineering with national awards from the American Society of Civil Engineers. Professor News
Jan
10
2017

CEE Professor Illangasekare appointed to U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Board

  AMAX Distinguished Chair and Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Tissa Illangasekare was named a member of the Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board by U.S. President Barak Obama on January 6, 2017.   The U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical News
Dec
30
2016

Andrea Blaine: the life of a true Oredigger

Andrea Christine Blaine, research assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering and assistant director of WE²ST Research Center at Colorado School of Mines, passed away Thursday, December 22, after a five-year-battle with cancer.   News

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