Showing 'Renewable energy' News

Jan
03
2018

Boyle part of team awarded $8M for algal biofuel research

A Colorado School of Mines professor is part of a team that has been awarded $8 million over five years by the U.S Department of Energy to engineer a particular strain of alga to produce renewable biofuel. Nanette Boyle, assistant professor of News
Dec
12
2017

Solar disinfection system wins CECS Fall Capstone Design Fair

A solar-powered water disinfection system for use in rural Uganda was awarded first place in the College of Engineering and Computational Sciences’ Fall Capstone Design Trade Fair on Dec. 5. Team Uganda Solar also won the fair’s Humanitarian 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
Oct
02
2017

Tiny House excited to show off progress at Solar Decathlon

It may be tiny, but a 220-square-foot house under construction on the Colorado School of Mines campus is about to find itself in front of a big audience.  The solar-powered, net-zero Mines Tiny House will be on display at the U.S. Department of 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
Jul
31
2017

Summer programs immerse undergrads in research

Students from universities across the United States and Ireland participating in Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) programs at Colorado School of Mines presented their work at a poster session last week. Forty-two students presented News
Jun
29
2017

Mines hosts summer school on green chemistry, energy

Colorado School of Mines hosted the American Chemical Society’s 2017 Summer School on Green Chemistry and Sustainable Energy from June 21 to 26, giving students opportunities to explore potential solutions to global challenges. The weeklong News
May
02
2017

Rath award winners tackle alternative energy sources

Two Colorado School of Mines PhD students whose theses both take on the challenges of using alternative energy sources have been awarded the Dr. Bhakta Rath and Sushama Rath Research Award, given for dissertations that demonstrate the greatest News

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