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Mar
18
2019

Reversible protonic ceramic fuel cells able to store energy

Researchers at Colorado School of Mines have shown that protonic ceramic fuel cells can be used reversibly, both to efficiently generate electricity and to store that power in the form of chemical fuel at times of lower demand.  The breakthrough News
Mar
15
2019

Grad student named AWWA Young Professional of the Year

Hooman Vatankhah, a PhD student in civil and environmental engineering at Colorado School of Mines, is the 2019 winner of the American Water Works Association Austin F. McCormack, Jr., Award. Named after a pioneer in membrane treatment and a life News
Mar
14
2019

Bradford named dean, vice provost of global initiatives

Colorado School of Mines has named John Bradford its next vice provost of global initiatives and dean of earth resources and environment programs. Bradford, professor and head of the Geophysics Department, will assume the new role July 1. As one of News
Mar
14
2019

Houston Chronicle: Mineral markets lack transparency

Morgan Bazilian, director of the Payne Institute for Public Policy at Colorado School of Mines, was recently featured in the Houston Chronicle discussing transparency in the mineral markets. From the article: Renewable energy generators and electric Mines in the News
Mar
06
2019

Chauhan takes reins of Chem & Bio Engineering Department

The new head of the Chemical and Biological Engineering Department at Colorado School of Mines hopes to increase the visibility of the impactful faculty research happening on campus in the energy and biomedical sectors and beyond.  Anuj Chauhan, who News
Mar
05
2019

Space resources program featured on Bloomberg's TicToc

The space resources program at Colorado School of Mines — the first graduate degree program of its kind — was recently featured on Bloomberg's 24-hour global social media news network, TicToc. Angel Abbud-Madrid, director of the Center for Space Mines in the News
Mar
05
2019

Grad student named Knight-Hennessy Scholar

A Colorado School of Mines master’s student is among the second cohort of the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program, which provides full funding for graduate studies at Stanford University. Manju Pharkavi Murugesu plans to pursue a PhD in energy News
Mar
04
2019

Payne Institute hosts summit on minerals, energy transition

The transformation now occurring in the energy sector — toward low-carbon technologies, increased electrification, digitization and storage — will change the demand and markets for mineral resources and metals. Take, for example, the huge increase News
Feb
28
2019

Computational thinking workshops for local elementary teachers featured in The Colorado Sun

Colorado School of Mines is teaming up with the Colorado Department of Education to offer free computer science workshops for elementary school teachers across the state this year and the partnership was the subject of a recent story in The Colorado Mines in the News
Feb
26
2019

Gómez-Gualdrón awarded NSF CAREER funds for MOF work

Diego Gómez-Gualdrón, assistant professor of chemical and biological engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has been awarded National Science Foundation CAREER funding for work to accelerate the synthesis of new metal-organic framework materials News

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