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Dec
07
2018

Hugh Miller honored by Mining Foundation of the Southwest

Hugh Miller, associate professor of mining engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has been awarded the 2018 Medal of Merit by the Mining Foundation of the Southwest. Miller was honored during the 36th American Mining Hall of Fame Awards Banquet on News
Dec
04
2018

Inhalable 'bots' offer potential treatment for cystic fibrosis

Inhalable “microbots” under development at Colorado School of Mines could be used to help treat cystic fibrosis, a chronic and progressive genetic disease that causes severe damage to the lungs and other organs. David Marr, professor of chemical and News
Nov
20
2018

Membranes could revolutionize ammonia, hydrogen production

Researchers from Colorado School of Mines have been awarded $2 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) to develop catalytic membrane reactors that could significantly improve the News
Oct
31
2018

Carreon awarded honorary PhD from Universidad Michoacana

Moises Carreon, Coors Development Chair and associate professor of chemical and biological engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has been awarded an honorary doctorate from Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo. The Doctorate Honoris News
Oct
29
2018

Advanced solar technologies awarded $2M in DOE funding

A pair of Colorado School of Mines-led teams have been awarded more than $2 million by the U.S. Department of Energy for research that could lower the cost of solar electricity. Greg Jackson, professor of mechanical engineering, and Xerxes Steirer, News
Oct
24
2018

'Smart' sprinklers would tailor irrigation with reclaimed water

An interdisciplinary team of Colorado School of Mines researchers has been awarded National Science Foundation funding to develop a prototype of a "smart" irrigation system that can consider sensor data, user-defined thresholds and weather forecasts News
Oct
22
2018

Brennecka named Fryrear Chair for Innovation and Excellence

Creating and advancing a distinctive graduate student experience at Colorado School of Mines will be the focus of the 2018 awardee of the Ben L. Fryrear Endowed Chair for Innovation and Excellence. Geoff Brennecka, associate professor of News
Oct
19
2018

New research center to focus on subsurface resource models

  Colorado School of Mines and Virginia Tech have been awarded funding from the National Science Foundation to set up a new research center focusing on advanced subsurface earth resource modeling.   Mines is the lead institute in the new Center for News
Oct
12
2018

Robots could improve safety of power plant inspection, repair

Colorado School of Mines has been awarded funding from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop an artificial intelligence-enabled robot capable of inspecting and repairing power plant boilers. Hao Zhang, assistant professor of computer science, is News
Oct
11
2018

First-of-its-kind instrument to call CoorsTek Center home

A Colorado School of Mines professor has secured National Science Foundation funding for a state-of-the-art instrument that will allow researchers to gain a three-dimensional view of the shape, composition and bonding of a wide variety of materials News

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