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Oct
16
2017

Mines professors connected to landmark cosmic discovery

Astronomers and astrophysicists worldwide are celebrating a landmark discovery: For the first time, scientists have not only detected gravitational waves – ripples in space-time – from the collision of two neutron stars but also follow-up signals News
Oct
13
2017

Mines awarded DOE funding for proton-conducting ceramics

A team of Colorado School of Mines researchers has been awarded a three-year U.S. Department of Energy grant to develop a method for transforming solar and wind power into a highly transportable, carbon-neutral liquid fuel. Neal Sullivan, associate News
Oct
06
2017

Fryrear Chairs for Innovation and Excellence announced

A new faculty chairship endowed by Colorado School of Mines alumnus Ben Fryrear to recognize and support highly accomplished faculty members driving institutional change at Mines has its first two awardees. Kamini Singha, professor of geology and News
Oct
04
2017

Packard awarded NSF funding for TOF-SIMS instrument

Colorado School of Mines will soon be home to a state-of-the-art instrument for the chemical analysis of materials at very small scales and concentrations, with particular application to materials that are sensitive to air.   Corinne Packard, News
Oct
03
2017

Illangasekare elected to Sri Lanka's academy of sciences

Tissa Illangasekare, AMAX Distinguished Chair of Environmental Sciences and Engineering and professor of civil and environmental engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has been inducted into the National Academy of Sciences of Sri Lanka. NASSL is News
Sep
29
2017

Pei contributing to Hurricane Irma rapid response research

A Colorado School of Mines professor is part of a team of structural engineers on the ground in Florida documenting the damage wrought by Hurricane Irma in hopes of better understanding the effect of natural disasters on the built environment. News
Sep
27
2017

Lange studying feasibility of space-based solar power

It’s always sunny in space, and the feasibility of harnessing space-based solar power for use on Earth and beyond is the subject of a newly funded research project coming out of Colorado School of Mines.  Ian Lange, assistant professor of economics News
Sep
26
2017

Honors and Scholars Director focused on Mines+ experiences

Helping students have a “Mines-plus” experience—a broader undergraduate career that allows students to follow their passions beyond the traditional curriculum—has long been a mission of Toni Lefton. A teaching professor in the Humanities, Arts and News
Sep
20
2017

Tsvankin's work published in SEG's Geophysics

Ilya Tsvankin, a professor in the Geophysics Department and director of the Center for Wave Phenomena, published three papers with his students in the Special Section on Seismic Anisotropy in the July-August issue of the Society of Explorations News
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

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