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Jul
10
2019

American Physical Society recognizes Kapit for advocacy

Eliot Kapit, associate professor of physics at Colorado School of Mines, has been awarded a 2019 5 Sigma Physicist Award from the American Physical Society, a leading nonprofit organization comprised of more than 55,000 physicists in academe, News
Jun
28
2019

Apollopalooza to feature talks from two Mines professors

Two Colorado School of Mines professors are among the Apollo-era legends, astronauts, business leaders, innovators and thought leaders who will be speaking at Apollopalooza, Colorado’s weeklong celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 News
Jun
27
2019

Palm tree-inspired wind turbine being tested in Colorado

The future of wind turbines is just a drive down the road from the Colorado School of Mines campus.  The scaled-down prototype soon to begin operational testing at the National Wind Technology Center in Boulder, though, takes its inspiration from a News
Jun
19
2019

Groundwater pumping has reduced U.S. stream flows

Groundwater pumping in the last century has contributed as much as 50 percent to stream flow declines in some U.S. rivers, according to new research by hydrologists at Colorado School of Mines and the University of Arizona.  Streams, lakes and News
Jun
19
2019

Energy transition creating new rivalries, winners and losers

Morgan Bazilian, director of the Payne Institute of Public Policy at Colorado School of Mines, was the co-author of a recent commentary piece in the journal Nature exploring the geopolitics of the energy transition. The article, “Model and manage News
Jun
18
2019

VIDEO: Ramona Graves reflects on her Mines career, retirement

Ramona Graves PhD '82 reflects on a 40-year career in petroleum engineering and at Mines. Dr. Graves, vice provost for external initiatives and dean of earth resources and environmental programs, was awarded emeritus status in 2019.   News
Jun
17
2019

VIDEO: The mystery of Mono Lake – why does it turn green?

Why does Mono Lake in California turn green? A Colorado School of Mines professor helped lead a graduate student training course that got to the bottom of that question (and the lake).  John R. Spear, professor of civil and environmental engineering News
May
01
2019

Is treating drinking water enough to limit PFAS exposure?

  Researchers from three states currently grappling with water contaminated with poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) are joining forces to tackle one of the biggest remaining questions facing communities who have found the toxic chemicals News
Apr
25
2019

Mines faculty recognized for teaching, research excellence

An associate professor of metallurgical and materials engineering received the Faculty Excellence Award while the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics swept the Mines Teaching Awards at Colorado School of Mines’ annual faculty awards News
Apr
25
2019

22 Mines faculty awarded promotion and tenure

Twenty-two Colorado School of Mines faculty members who were awarded promotion and/or tenure were recognized at the annual faculty awards celebration held April 24. Applied Mathematics and Statistics Cecilia Diniz Behn, tenure and promotion to News

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