Showing 'Environment' News

Feb
01
2018

Bazilian tapped to lead Payne Institute for Earth Resources

  Morgan Bazilian, former lead energy specialist at the World Bank, will join Colorado School of Mines in February as the executive director of the Payne Institute for Earth Resources and research professor of public policy.   As the Institute's News
Jan
09
2018

Tilton wins NSF CAREER award to model, improve feed spacers

Nils Tilton, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has received a National Science Foundation CAREER Award to develop a computational fluid dynamics model to improve efficient, low-energy options for wastewater News
Dec
21
2017

Mines, ColoradoSPH to study contaminated water exposure

  Toxic chemicals from fire-fighting foams have contaminated water supplies in the towns of Fountain, Security and Widefield south of Colorado Springs, affecting at least 65,000 Coloradans Researchers at the Colorado School of Public Health at the News
Nov
27
2017

Software to assess CO2 storage risk wins award

A Colorado School of Mines professor is part of a partnership that has been recognized for developing a computer software package to assess the environmental risk of geologic carbon dioxide storage sites. The National Risk Assessment Partnership ( News
Nov
22
2017

Mines convenes 2nd summit on abandoned mine lands

Colorado School of Mines hosted its second summit focused on the environmental impacts of mine closure and remediation strategies on Nov. 14. “A Framework to Manage the Environmental Reality of Orphaned and Abandoned Mine Lands” brought together non News
Nov
20
2017

Mines receives $4M NSF grant to study artisanal gold mining

A five-year, $4 million National Science Foundation grant will put Colorado School of Mines at the center of efforts to tackle the public health and environmental challenges posed by artisanal and small-scale gold mining. About 30 percent of gold News
Nov
20
2017

Wilcox cited as expert on negative emissions strategies

A Colorado School of Mines associate professor has been prominently featured in several scientific and general-interest publications for her research into removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Jen Wilcox, associate professor of chemical and News
Oct
03
2017

Mines symposium tackles Flint water crisis

Colorado School of Mines is hosting a film screening, panel discussion and keynote speaker in a two-day symposium on the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, along with the Hennebach Program in the News
Oct
02
2017

Tiny House excited to show off progress at Solar Decathlon

It may be tiny, but a 220-square-foot house under construction on the Colorado School of Mines campus is about to find itself in front of a big audience.  The solar-powered, net-zero Mines Tiny House will be on display at the U.S. Department of News
Sep
19
2017

Mines professor works to clean Colorado city’s water supply

A Colorado School of Mines professor is working to remove chemicals and potentially harmful substances from the groundwater supply in Fountain, Colorado. Chris Bellona, assistant professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, and a News

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