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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
25
2018

Sowers discusses future lunar settlement with Nature

George Sowers, professor of practice in the space resources program at Colorado School of Mines, was recently interviewed by Nature about what it would take to build a sustainable base on the Moon. From the article: Researchers relish the idea of a Mines in the 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
24
2018

Eggert interviewed by CNBC about rare earth element neodymium

Roderick Eggert, Viola Vestal Coulter Foundation Chair in Mineral Economics and deputy director of the Critical Materials Institute at Colorado School of Mines, was recently featured in a story on CNBC about the growing demand for the rare earth Mines in the News
Oct
22
2018

Mines, U.S. Geological Survey announce new partnership

Today, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke joined Paul C. Johnson, president of Colorado School of Mines, to announce a long-term partnership between the university and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The partnership will bring more than 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
17
2018

Marv Kay '63 elected to Colorado Sports Hall of Fame

Longtime Colorado School of Mines coach and administrator Marv Kay has been announced as a member of the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame's Class of 2019. Kay will be joined in this year's class by Olympic gold medalist swimmer Missy Franklin, Nordic News
Oct
17
2018

Kathryn Johnson interviewed by Boulder Daily Camera about wind turbine tests

Kathryn Johnson, associate professor of electrical engineering at Colorado School of Mines, was recently interviewed by the Boulder Daily Camera about new wind turbine technology set to be tested at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's Mines in the News
Oct
16
2018

National Science Foundation highlights Illangasekare's scientific workshop on mysterious kidney disease

A scientific workshop on chronic kidney disease of unknown causes, or CKDu, organized by Tissa Illangasekare, AMAX Distinguished Chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Colorado School of Mines, was recently highlighted by the National Mines in the News

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