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Oct
29
2018

Advanced solar technologies awarded $2M in DOE funding

A pair of Colorado School of Mines-led teams have been awarded more than $2 million by the U.S. Department of Energy for research that could lower the cost of solar electricity. Greg Jackson, professor of mechanical engineering, and Xerxes Steirer, News
Oct
12
2018

Robots could improve safety of power plant inspection, repair

Colorado School of Mines has been awarded funding from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop an artificial intelligence-enabled robot capable of inspecting and repairing power plant boilers. Hao Zhang, assistant professor of computer science, is News
Oct
10
2018

Mechanical Engineering hosts CNC Educator Conference

Colorado School of Mines’ Mechanical Engineering Department hosted the 2nd Rocky Mountain Regional Haas Technical Educator Center (HTEC) CNC Educator Conference on Oct. 6. About 50 CNC educators, HTEC partners and local industry representatives News
Oct
03
2018

Shape memory functional oxide research funded by DOE

Mohsen Asle Zaeem, associate professor of mechanical engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has been awarded funding from the U.S. Department of Energy for research on shape memory functional oxides. Asle Zaeem, who joined Mines this fall, will News
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

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