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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
Sep
12
2017

Transforming wastewater into fertilizer goal of NSF project

A Colorado School of Mines professor is part of a team of researchers working to develop a commercially viable fertilizer that farmers could produce themselves using agricultural wastewater. Andrew Herring, professor of chemical and biological News
Aug
04
2017

Fleckenstein talks to Weld County about fracking

A Colorado School of Mines adjunct professor of petroleum engineering delivered a talk about hydraulic fracturing to the Weld County Council, which he will also take on his world tour as a Society of Petroleum Engineers distinguished lecturer for News
Aug
02
2017

Vyas awarded NSF grant to study perfluorinated chemicals

Shubham Vyas, assistant professor of chemistry at Colorado School of Mines, has been awarded $417,643 by the National Science Foundation to study the breakdown of perfluorinated chemicals in the environment. Perfluoroalkyl acids, or PFAAs, are News
Jul
31
2017

Summer programs immerse undergrads in research

Students from universities across the United States and Ireland participating in Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) programs at Colorado School of Mines presented their work at a poster session last week. Forty-two students presented News
Jul
11
2017

Mines student sets sail to study remote marine ecosystems

A Colorado School of Mines student sailed across the Pacific Ocean to conduct research near the remote Phoenix Islands. Nicholas Rummel, a rising senior in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, participated in an eight-week program News
Jul
03
2017

Looking back on 25 years of the 'deep hot biosphere'

Two Colorado School of Mines microbiologists have coauthored an article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that examines the widespread impact of a paper, published a quarter-century ago, suggesting that microbial life exists up News
Jun
29
2017

Mines hosts summer school on green chemistry, energy

Colorado School of Mines hosted the American Chemical Society’s 2017 Summer School on Green Chemistry and Sustainable Energy from June 21 to 26, giving students opportunities to explore potential solutions to global challenges. The weeklong News
Jun
27
2017

Wilcox recognized for research into carbon, mercury capture

A Colorado School of Mines associate professor of chemical and biological engineering has been recognized for her research into capturing mercury and carbon dioxide from coal-fired power plants and preventing their release into the atmosphere. News
Jun
27
2017

Interdisciplinary research team receives ARMA award

Colorado School of Mines Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Marte Gutierrez, Petroleum Engineering Professor Azra Tutuncu and alumnus Luke Frash have been awarded the 2017 Applied Rock Mechanics Research Award by the American Rock News

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