Showing 'Mechanical engineering' News

Dec
06
2017

Researchers win NASA funding for small spacecraft technology

A pair of researchers from Colorado School of Mines was one of nine university teams selected for NASA funding to develop and demonstrate new technologies and capabilities for small spacecraft. Qi Han, associate professor of computer science, and News
Nov
29
2017

Celebration honors Kee's career at Mines

Friends, family, colleagues and current and former students from as far away as Saudi Arabia and Germany came together Nov. 11 to celebrate Colorado School of Mines professor Bob Kee. More than 80 guests gathered at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in honor News
Nov
09
2017

Serving the community through community solar

Colorado School of Mines students are helping make solar power more accessible to low-income Coloradans. The Mines Energy Club recently volunteered with GRID Alternatives to help build two community solar arrays, one in Fort Collins and the other News
Oct
13
2017

Mines awarded DOE funding for proton-conducting ceramics

A team of Colorado School of Mines researchers has been awarded a three-year U.S. Department of Energy grant to develop a method for transforming solar and wind power into a highly transportable, carbon-neutral liquid fuel. Neal Sullivan, associate News
Oct
11
2017

Graduate student selected for NASA research fellowship

A graduate student at Colorado School of Mines has been awarded a NASA research fellowship to study the use of electrochemical technology to convert the carbon dioxide found in Mars’ atmosphere into methane fuel to help sustain human life beyond News
Sep
14
2017

Team DiggerLoop generates attention at SpaceX Hyperloop competition

Team DiggerLoop’s drag racer-inspired Hyperloop pod may not have hit the test track but it still garnered plenty of attention at the SpaceX student competition last month.  After a rigorous safety evaluation from SpaceX employees, only three out of News
Sep
08
2017

Sowers testifies before House committee on space resources

A Colorado School of Mines professor was among the experts who testified before a U.S. House of Representatives committee about private sector exploration of the moon. George Sowers, professor of practice in mechanical engineering, addressed the News
Aug
30
2017

Berger named Mechanical Engineering Department head

A longtime mechanical engineering professor at Colorado School of Mines has been chosen to lead the largest department on campus. John Berger, a full professor who has been a member of the Mines faculty since 1994, previously served as interim News
Aug
30
2017

Braun discusses renewable energy on ASME podcast

Robert Braun, associate professor of mechanical engineering at Colorado School of Mines, is featured on the latest podcast from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Braun sat down with ASME.org editor David Walsh during ASME’s Power and News
Aug
22
2017

Mechanical engineering professor honored by AIST

A Colorado School of Mines mechanical engineering professor has been named a distinguished member and fellow of the Association for Iron & Steel Technology. Professor Brian G. Thomas received the award at the 2017 AISTech conference, held this News

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