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Jul
14
2017

Pei leads team simulating 6.7 earthquakes on massive shake-table

Engineering researchers are putting an innovative two-story structure made of cross-laminated timber (CLT) panels through a series of seismic tests to gather scientific data that will enable design of mass timber buildings that can survive large 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
Jun
23
2017

Sum wins ASME 2017 Arthur Lubinski Best Paper Award

Amadeu Sum, associate professor of chemical and biological engineering, has been awarded the 2017 Arthur Lubinski OTC Best Paper Award by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). This prestigious recognition is awarded annually during News
Jun
14
2017

Assistant professor wins biomedical research award

Andrew Petruska, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has been selected to receive the Boettcher Foundation’s Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Award. Petruska is one of nine biomedical researchers at Colorado’s News
Jun
12
2017

Student Life recognizes outstanding staff and programs

The Division of Student Life recognized exceptional staff and programs at its annual awards presentation at Marv Kay Stadium on June 7, 2017. The Student Life Annual Awards luncheon highlights top performers who are nominated by their peers. More News
Jun
08
2017

Mines announces new graduate dean

Colorado School of Mines has appointed a dean of graduate studies, who will lead efforts to strengthen research-based graduate programs, increase the university's international student population and promote professional master's and certificate News
Jun
06
2017

Mines researchers find newly discovered fluorinated chemicals more difficult to filter from water

A team of Colorado School of Mines researchers has found that the activated carbon filtration systems currently being used to remove highly fluorinated chemicals such as perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoate (PFOA) from drinking News
Jun
01
2017

Tom Gennett named new head of Chemistry Department

A veteran scientist with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory with two decades of experience in academia has been named the new head of the Department of Chemistry at Colorado School of Mines. Dr. Thomas Gennett will join Mines after nine years News
May
26
2017

Researchers drill deep to unearth cause of 2004 Sumatra megaquake

These transformations caused the mineral bed to heat, pushing freshwater out of the mineral crystals up through the sediment layers. At first, this water would have softened the sediment, actually decreasing the risk of a big earthquake by allowing News
May
16
2017

Team develops new designer quantum dot systems

Researchers at Colorado School of Mines, in partnership with the Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory and the University of Chicago, have developed new designer quantum dot systems with greater control over beneficial News

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