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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
Jun
01
2017

Materials researchers achieve breakthrough for solar cells

A Colorado School of Mines PhD candidate in materials science is the lead author of a paper featured on the cover of Advanced Electronic Materials that details a breakthrough in the development of a material for solar cells. Angela Fioretti’s “Solar News
May
11
2017

Mines students compete in CDOT RoadX challenge as part of EPICS 151

A solar-powered LED system that alerts motorists to cyclists in bike lanes won the Colorado Department of Transportation’s RoadX challenge May 3, 2017, part of the spring innovation design competition for the EPICS 151 course at Colorado School of News

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