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Jul
10
2019

Toberer honored with Presidential Early Career Award

Eric Toberer, associate professor of physics at Colorado School of Mines, has won the U.S. Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).  The PECASE is the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government to scientists and News
Jun
27
2019

Palm tree-inspired wind turbine being tested in Colorado

The future of wind turbines is just a drive down the road from the Colorado School of Mines campus.  The scaled-down prototype soon to begin operational testing at the National Wind Technology Center in Boulder, though, takes its inspiration from a News
Jun
19
2019

Energy transition creating new rivalries, winners and losers

Morgan Bazilian, director of the Payne Institute of Public Policy at Colorado School of Mines, was the co-author of a recent commentary piece in the journal Nature exploring the geopolitics of the energy transition. The article, “Model and manage News
May
24
2019

Solar Decathlon team entering final push before competition

They won’t start final construction in Morocco until August, but the Mines Solar Decathlon team isn’t waiting to get building.  The eco-friendly model home’s wet wall – the interior wall that contains all the plumbing for the bathroom and kitchen News
Sep
17
2018

Hydrate membranes offer new approach to purify natural gas

 A pair of Colorado School of Mines professors has been awarded $300,000 by the National Science Foundation to design a new kind of membrane that uses gas hydrates to purify natural gas. Moises Carreon, associate professor of chemical and biological News
May
04
2018

Mines to compete in 2019 Solar Decathlon Africa

An international team led by Colorado School of Mines has been accepted to compete in the 2019 Solar Decathlon Africa in Morocco. Mines students will work hand in hand with students from Cadi Ayyad University in Marrakech, Politecnico di Torino in News
Feb
20
2018

Mines, Lockheed Martin team up for Engineers Week event

    In honor of National Engineers Week, Colorado School of Mines and Lockheed Martin teamed up Feb. 16 for a fun day of activities and industry mentorship to encourage female and minority students underrepresented in the STEM fields to pursue News
Feb
16
2018

Mines launches natural resources policy master’s program

Colorado School of Mines has launched a new master’s degree program that will apply a unique, multidisciplinary social science lens to natural resources and energy issues, preparing students for careers in energy and engineering companies, advocacy 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

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