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Aug
01
2019

Peter Aaen named Electrical Engineering Department head

Peter Aaen is the new head of the Electrical Engineering Department at Colorado School of Mines. He joins Mines from the University of Surrey (UK), where he served as a reader – the British equivalent to full professor – in microwave semiconductor News
Jul
30
2019

Can we reuse produced water? Yes, just add bacteria.

Drilling a single oil or natural gas well with hydraulic fracturing requires between 1.5 to 16 million gallons of water. When the well starts flowing, the fluid that is brought back to the surface alongside the oil and gas is a combination of the News
Jul
29
2019

Leiderman wins NSF CAREER for blood clotting modeling

Karin Leiderman, associate professor of applied mathematics and statistics at Colorado School of Mines, has received the National Science Foundation’s highest honor in support of junior faculty, the NSF CAREER Award. She will receive $509,999 in News
Jul
29
2019

Yang wins Bennett Prize from IEEE Communications Society

Dejun Yang, associate professor of computer science at Colorado School of Mines, is the 2019 winner of the William R. Bennett Prize from the IEEE Communications Society. The Bennett Prize honors researchers for the best original paper published News
Jul
25
2019

Hogue named AMS Robert E. Horton Lecturer in Hydrology

Terri Hogue, professor and head of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at Colorado School of Mines, has been named the 2020 Robert E. Horton Lecturer in Hydrology by the American Meteorological Society. Hogue is only the second woman News
Jul
17
2019

Lunar test bed a playground for emerging space technology

What does a lunar test bed look like? For many of us, probably a bit like a great big sandbox — if that sandbox were filled not with play sand but finely ground basaltic cinders meant to simulate the dusty regolith that covers the surface of the News
Jul
15
2019

Mines, Colorado Classic celebrate trailblazing women

 The Women Engineering Change and Blazing Their Own Trails panel on July 26 will feature Tricia Downing, Erica Clevenger and Lauren Revis. The Colorado Classic, a four-stage women’s pro road cycling race, and Colorado School of Mines, are joining News
Jul
10
2019

Toberer honored with Presidential Early Career Award

Eric Toberer, associate professor of physics at Colorado School of Mines, has won the U.S. Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).  The PECASE is the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government to scientists and News
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
Jul
01
2019

Jemison named Homecoming Distinguished Lecturer

Mae C. Jemison, the first woman of color in space, will be the Colorado School of Mines 2019 Homecoming Distinguished Lecturer on Thursday, October 17.  Jemison blasted into orbit aboard the space shuttle Endeavour, September 12, 1992. Now, founder News

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