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Feb
03
2016

Mines researcher, NREL part of $3.56M study on wind energy

GOLDEN, Colo., Feb. 3, 2016 – Colorado School of Mines Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Associate Professor Kathryn Johnson, who also holds a joint appointment as a scientist at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), was one of Press Release
Jan
18
2016

Mines celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Jan. 18

GOLDEN, Colo., Jan. 18, 2016 – The President’s Committee on Diversity hosted an annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Breakfast on Jan. 18 in Friedhoff Hall in the Green Center.The breakfast honors Mines community members who are exceptional in their Press Release
Jan
12
2016

Chemistry researchers receive $750K grant from Defense Threat Reduction Agency

GOLDEN, Colo., Jan. 12, 2016 – Chemistry and Geochemistry assistant professors Brian Trewyn and Jenifer Braley were awarded a $750,000 grant from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) that will support their research on post-detonation nuclear Press Release
Dec
14
2015

$2.5M grant awarded to establish 3D metal printing consortium

GOLDEN, Colo., Dec. 14, 2015 – Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professors Aaron Stebner and Douglas Van Bossuyt were awarded a $2.5 million Advanced Industries Accelerator grant from the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Press Release
Oct
30
2015

Mines groundwater research looks at tectonic stress

GOLDEN, Colo., Oct. 30, 2015 – Research co-authored by Colorado School of Mines Associate Professor Kamini Singha that impacts the understanding of how tectonic stresses affect weathering, appears in the Oct. 30 issue of Science magazine. Co- Press Release
Oct
29
2015

Q & A with 17-year-old graduate student Santiago Gonzalez

Santiago Gonzalez, a graduate student in computer science, started his undergraduate degree at Mines in 2010 at the age of 12. He is currently teaching the Mines course, Operating Systems, and getting ready to defend his thesis in November. Gonzalez News
Oct
27
2015

Mines students, faculty address grand engineering challenges

Chemical and biochemical engineering students Corey Brugh and Mallory Britz are leading 32 freshmen as part of new themed-learning community, Engineering Grand Challenges. Incorporating elements of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering (NAE) News
Oct
01
2015

Neil deGrasse Tyson talks “Astronomy Bizarre” to sold-out Mines crowd

On Sept. 30, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson visited the Colorado School of Mines campus to speak to a sold-out crowd of students, alums, faculty, staff and community members in Lockridge Arena. “This has got to be the geekiest audience I've ever News
Sep
25
2015

Mines receives NASA grants to harvest water from asteroids

Two Mines researchers have been awarded NASA grants to work on an “out-of-this-world” extraction technique called optical mining. Mechanical Engineering Assistant Research Professor Christopher Dreyer and Director of the Center for Space Resources News
Sep
08
2015

3 reasons your GE professor is into more than just rocks

“What is it you think you’re gonna find? Boredom sets into the boring mind.”  - Lars Ulrich, Metallica Weimer Distinguished Chair and Sedimentary and Petroleum Geology professor Lesli Wood isn’t a Metallica fan, but uses the song lyrics to explain News

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