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Nov
12
2018

Mines, NREL launch Advanced Energy Systems grad program

  Colorado School of Mines has begun accepting applications for a new joint graduate program with the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) that will launch in the fall of 2019.    Unlike traditional energy programs News
Oct
29
2018

Advanced solar technologies awarded $2M in DOE funding

A pair of Colorado School of Mines-led teams have been awarded more than $2 million by the U.S. Department of Energy for research that could lower the cost of solar electricity. Greg Jackson, professor of mechanical engineering, and Xerxes Steirer, 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
15
2018

Mines, NREL researchers improve perovskite solar cells

Researchers from the Colorado School of Mines Chemistry Department and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory have developed a perovskite solar cell that retains its efficiency after 1,000 hours of continuous use, with their findings published in News
Jan
30
2018

Space resources program approved for fall 2018 launch

  A first-of-its-kind graduate program in space resources will officially lift off at Colorado School of Mines this fall.   Post-baccalaureate certificates, master’s degrees and doctoral degrees will be offered through the unique interdisciplinary 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
Oct
18
2017

Apollo 15 astronaut Al Worden to give lecture Oct. 23

Astronaut Al Worden, one of only 24 humans to fly to the moon, will recount his experience as the Apollo 15 command module pilot during a public lecture Oct. 23 at Colorado School of Mines. Worden flew alongside Commander Dave Scott and lunar module News
Sep
27
2017

Lange studying feasibility of space-based solar power

It’s always sunny in space, and the feasibility of harnessing space-based solar power for use on Earth and beyond is the subject of a newly funded research project coming out of Colorado School of Mines.  Ian Lange, assistant professor of economics News
Jul
27
2017

Two Mines professors receive SunShot grants

Two Colorado School of Mines professors have received research funding through a U.S. Department of Energy program that encourages development of innovative solar power technologies. Projects led by Sumit Agarwal, associate professor of chemical and News
Jul
06
2017

Sixth-graders tour Geology Museum and trail, Tiny House

About 160 sixth-grade students from the Denver School of Science and Technology’s College View campus visited Colorado School of Mines on June 28 in a trip organized by the Critical Materials Institute. In addition to touring the Geology Museum and News

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