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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
May
02
2017

Rath award winners tackle alternative energy sources

Two Colorado School of Mines PhD students whose theses both take on the challenges of using alternative energy sources have been awarded the Dr. Bhakta Rath and Sushama Rath Research Award, given for dissertations that demonstrate the greatest News
Apr
13
2017

Mines team prepares for Solar Decathlon with a tiny house

A group of Colorado School of Mines undergraduate students have spent nearly two years preparing for a competition to build a home that generates as much energy as it consumes, and their work is about to pay off in a “tiny” way.   Mines Tiny House, News
Apr
11
2017

Mines hosts tech primer for economists, social scientists

Division of Economics and Business professors Ian Lange and Peter Maniloff, in cooperation with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, were awarded a Sloan Foundation grant to host the Colorado Technology Primer for Economists and Social News

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