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Sep
18
2018

Edgar Mine to serve as lab for underground robotics research

The Edgar Experimental Mine in Idaho Springs has long been a unique underground laboratory for future engineers, providing valuable experience to those being trained to find, develop and process natural resources. Thanks to funding from the National 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
Sep
12
2018

Faculty boot camp focuses on entrepreneurial mindset

  As the Mines Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation expands academic programs and entrepreneurial practices across campus, faculty engagement and training are critical for success.   The Thomas R. Nickoloff Entrepreneurship & Innovation News
Aug
09
2018

Materials informatics fellowship trains next-gen workforce

Materials informatics is the next frontier of materials science, taking computational and machine learning tools and applying them to characterizing and discovering materials. A group of Colorado School of Mines students spent their summer getting a News
Jul
23
2018

Methane gas explosions focus of two new research projects

Gregory Bogin Jr., associate professor of mechanical engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has been awarded funding to develop two new testing facilities to improve understanding of methane gas explosions in coal mines. The Centers for Disease News
Jul
16
2018

DiggerLoop aims to hit 300 mph at SpaceX competition

DiggerLoop is ready to show the world what their Hyperloop pod can do. The Colorado School of Mines Hyperloop team is in California for a week of testing and safety checks at SpaceX headquarters in advance of the 2018 SpaceX Hyperloop Design News
Jun
12
2018

Mines tests 3D-printed metals for use in nuclear reactors

Colorado School of Mines is combining its strengths in nuclear engineering and additive manufacturing in a research project to determine how 3D-printed metals perform in a reactor. Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Associate Professor Jeffrey News
May
22
2018

Mines Hyperloop team heads to Arizona for pod testing

The Colorado School of Mines Hyperloop team is headed to Arizona for three days of integrative testing on a 150-foot open-air test track at Arizona State University's Polytechnic campus. DiggerLoop qualified earlier this year for the 2018 SpaceX News
May
09
2018

Protonic ceramic fuel cells are highly durable, fuel flexible

Protonic ceramic fuel cells could one day be used to power off-the-grid cabins in remote locations, backup generators during natural disasters and more.   In the first long-term study of its kind, researchers from Colorado School of Mines have shown News
May
02
2018

Colorado Adaptive Mobility Clinic set for May 5 at Mines

This Saturday, more than 30 Coloradans with limb loss or limb difference will hit the track at Colorado School of Mines to practice being mobile, from walking to running and more. The sixth annual Colorado Adaptive Mobility Clinic, organized by News

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