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Feb
02
2017

Mines students place third at Columbia Energy Symposium

Mineral and Energy Economics students Martin Kohn, Dov Quint, August Steinbeck, Muhammad Abdullah Khawar and Phillip Ruban placed third the Columbia University Energy Symposium case competition in New York City. Five Mines graduate students placed News
Dec
02
2016

New environmental chamber opens the door for HVAC research

Did you know that buildings use about three-quarters of the total electricity generated in the United States? And that during the summer months, buildings cooling systems account for about 50 percent of the electricity peak demand?These were the News
Oct
28
2016

Mines students finish in top four at Duke energy competition

[Updated Nov. 2, 2016] Mineral and Energy Economics MS students Bansidhar Bandi, James Crompton, Martin Kohn, Ashwin Ravichandran and David Rodziewicz finished in the top four at the “Energy in Emerging Markets Case Competition,” Nov. 1 at Duke News
Oct
06
2016

Bill Nye the Science Guy dares Mines students to “change the world”

Over two decades after his show aired on PBS and took the ‘90s by storm, “Bill Nye the Science Guy” is still a hit among science enthusiasts, especially with the millennials who grew up watching him. On Oct. 5, Nye visited the Colorado School of News
Sep
14
2016

Agarwal wins SunShot grant to improve solar cell production

Chemical and Biological Engineering Associate Professor Sumit Agarwal has been awarded $615,000 over four years by the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative to develop a scalable and more cost-effective method of manufacturing ultra-high- News
Sep
09
2016

Physics’ Eric Toberer organizes summer thermoelectrics school

Seventy-five students from across the country and around the world gathered at Mines this past July for the first graduate student summer school on thermoelectrics in the United States in two decades. Physics Assistant Professor Eric Toberer News
Sep
08
2016

Faculty win NSF grant to turn bacteria into jet fuel source

Faculty in the departments of Chemistry and Chemical and Biological Engineering have been awarded $320,000 by the National Science Foundation to turn bacteria into a more sustainable source of jet fuel.  Chemistry Assistant Research Professor Fiona News
Aug
22
2016

Mines hosts energy policy event

In a state with an energy economy as purple as its politics, it can be hard to decide where to stand. The Payne Institute for Earth Resources at Colorado School of Mines teamed up with Inside Energy to host Spark! Unpacking the Politics of Energy News
Aug
02
2016

Solar panels power materials exhibit at Geology Museum

Two solar panels have been installed at the Geology Museum, providing power to the Critical Materials Institute exhibit inside and proving the importance of the materials that the exhibit highlights. “The solar panels demonstrate how critical News
Feb
03
2016

Mines researcher, NREL part of $3.56M study on wind energy

GOLDEN, Colo., Feb. 3, 2016 – Colorado School of Mines Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Associate Professor Kathryn Johnson, who also holds a joint appointment as a scientist at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), was one of Press Release

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