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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
Dec
14
2016

DOT awards $7.5M to Mines for transportation research

Colorado School of Mines has received a $7.5 million, five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to establish a University Transportation Center (UTC), focused on improving the durability and lifespan of underground transportation. News
Dec
06
2016

Pig Patrol wins CECS Senior Design

Pig Patrol, a team of seven mechanical engineering seniors at Colorado School of Mines, received first place in the College of Engineering and Computational Sciences Fall Senior Design Trade Fair on December 1, 2016. They designed an integrated News
Nov
14
2016

Higgins wins 1.5M to investigate PFCs

The presence of highly fluorinated organic chemicals, sometimes referred to as PFCs or poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs), in groundwater continues to be a pressing issue for communities in Colorado and throughout the country. Faculty at News
Oct
25
2016

Mines tackles treating PFC-contaminated water

Colorado School of Mines has played a key role in identifying the problem of perfluorochemicals, sometimes called PFCs, in U.S. drinking water and their association with industrial sites, wastewater treatment plants and military fire training areas News
Oct
14
2016

Shaking Up Wood Building Construction

As the population in U.S. urban communities continues to grow exponentially, so does the demand for appropriate housing and office space. Typically, in large urban areas this means building residential and commercial units that are up to 20 stories News
Oct
12
2016

Meet 6 Mines Alumni from 4 Different Decades

Colorado School of Mines has created a photo-storytelling project on Facebook, inspired by Brandon Stanton's Humans of New York. Humans of Mines features a different student, faculty, staff or alumnus and a little bit of their personal story every News

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