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May
07
2019

Capstone students design "Swiss arm" for injured veteran

A team of Colorado School of Mines students spent their senior year designing a “Swiss arm” for a U.S. Navy veteran who lost part of all four of his limbs while serving in Afghanistan. Taylor Morris asked the Capstone Design team to incorporate four News
May
02
2019

Guatemala eco-cottages win Spring '19 Capstone Showcase

A self-sustaining eco-village that would help generate sustainable income for the Maya-Itzá community in Guatemala was named the winner of the Spring 2019 Capstone Design Showcase.   The Bio-Itzá Eco Cottages team worked directly with the local News
Apr
22
2019

Concrete canoe team headed to national ASCE competition

“The Kraken” is going to the 2019 American Society of Civil Engineers National Concrete Canoe Competition. The concrete canoe – designed by a team of Mines Capstone Design students – took first place at the ASCE Rocky Mountain Regional Conference News
Apr
03
2019

When humans settle on Mars, houses could be 3D-printed

When the first humans settle on Mars, what if their homes were not built but printed? That's the question being posed in the latest NASA Centennial Challenge, pitting teams from industry and academia to design and 3D-print habitats using materials News
Dec
12
2018

Hypersensitive hearing helper wins Capstone Showcase

An improved pair of noise-canceling headphones designed specifically for a former state trooper who suffered a traumatic brain injury in the line of duty was awarded first place in the Fall 2018 Capstone Design Showcase on Dec. 4.   The News
May
22
2018

Mines Hyperloop team heads to Arizona for pod testing

The Colorado School of Mines Hyperloop team is headed to Arizona for three days of integrative testing on a 150-foot open-air test track at Arizona State University's Polytechnic campus. DiggerLoop qualified earlier this year for the 2018 SpaceX News
May
08
2018

Fleckenstein named 2018 Mines Inventor of the Year

Will Fleckenstein, director of strategic relationships and enterprises for the College of Earth Resource Sciences and Engineering, has been named the 2018 Colorado School of Mines Inventor of the Year.   Fleckenstein, a non-tenure-track faculty News
May
03
2018

Home monitoring system wins Capstone Design Showcase

  A smart home monitoring system designed to be noninvasive, cost-effective and cause no permanent damage to install was awarded first place in the College of Engineering and Computational Sciences’ Spring Capstone Design Showcase on April 26.   News
Apr
27
2018

Mines ASCE chapter beats the elements at regional contest

The American Society of Civil Engineers student chapter at Colorado School of Mines sent 46 students to the Rocky Mountain Regional Student Conference in Rapid City, South Dakota, to compete in concrete canoe, steel bridge and mystery design April 6 News
Apr
20
2018

Mines students take second in Clean River Design Challenge

Students at Colorado School of Mines, Metropolitan State University of Denver and University of Colorado Denver are helping tackle a major problem facing urban waterways in Denver and beyond. Trash. “Every week, crews that work up and down mostly News

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