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May
19
2015

ExxonMobil funds algal biofuels research collaboration at Colorado School of Mines

GOLDEN, Colo., May 19, 2015 – ExxonMobil and Colorado School of Mines have established a joint research collaboration focused on developing fundamental new insights into photosynthetic processes and carbon fixation in algae. These insights will Press Release
May
06
2015

5 things you didn’t know about CEE professor Kathleen Smits

Kathleen Smits is a Civil and Environmental Engineering assistant professor at Colorado School of Mines. Smits has been interested in the environment from an early age and her interest for engineering grew as she advanced throughout her college News
Apr
22
2015

Mines to host 4th International School for Materials for Energy and Sustainability July 13-20

GOLDEN, Colo., April 22, 2015 – The Colorado School of Mines Office of Special Programs and Continuing Education will host the fourth International School for Materials for Energy and Sustainability July 13-20.  The weeklong school will present Press Release
Feb
09
2015

Humanitarian engineering class explores moving African village

Eleven students are part of a humanitarian engineering course that is designing plans to relocate a village displaced by mining operations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Africa. The course “Projects for People,” taught by corporate News
Feb
04
2015

Research examines intrusion of toxic vapors into indoor air

We spend 90 percent of our time indoors (according to the EPA) without realizing that the air we breathe could be potentially dangerous to our long-term health. Civil and Environmental Engineering professor Tissa Illangasekare has spent the last News
Dec
22
2014

Zinc covering on galvanized steel could be used as fertilizer

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering doctoral student Joseph Grogan has developed an environmental friendly dezincing process that recycles the galvanized steel in its entirety. While the steel component of galvanized steel is mostly recycled  News
Nov
20
2014

Senior Design Trade Fair: Final Four

The College of Engineering and Computational Sciences Senior Design Trade Fair is an opportunity for Colorado School of Mines students to showcase projects that they have been working on with a client during the past two semesters. Nine teams News
Oct
23
2014

Colorado Fuel Cell Center hosts GFC demonstration

The Colorado School of Mines Colorado Fuel Cell Center hosted the first public demonstration of IEP Technology’s Geothermic Fuel Cell™ (GFC) Oct. 23. This first-ever GFC will enable production of unconventional hydrocarbons, such as oil shale, in an News
Oct
16
2014

Graduate students place 1st in geothermal challenge

Graduate students Travis Brown (Hydrology) and Kamran Bakhsh (Mining Engineering) received first place as the winning team in the 2014 Geothermal Case Study Challenge, sponsored by the Energy Department’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable News
Aug
19
2014

Worth its weight: Water in the west

This story appears in the 2014-15 issue of Mines' research magazine, "Energy & the Earth."   Water and oil don’t mix. With oil and gas production and water, it’s quite the opposite. Getting at the unconventional oil and gas reserves at the heart News

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