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Apr
10
2017

Poate inducted as Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

Colorado School of Mines Emeritus Senior Vice President John Poate was inducted as a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors on April 6, 2017, in Boston, Mass., during the NAI’s annual conference. The U.S. commissioner for patents, Andrew H. News
Apr
07
2017

Physics' Squier to be plenary speaker at optics congress

Colorado School of Mines Physics Professor and Department Head Jeff Squier will serve as a plenary speaker at Optics & Photonics International Congress 2017, to be held April 18 to 21 in Yokohama, Japan. OPIC is the largest international meeting News
Apr
06
2017

CERSE Dean Graves gives insight into laser drilling technologies

College of Earth Resource Sciences and Engineering Dean Ramona M. Graves was recently interviewed by InnovOil, a UK based publication focused on innovations in the oil and gas industry.   The article focused on laser drilling, a concept that has Mines in the News
Apr
06
2017

Mines AAPG Student Chapter named best in the nation

The Colorado School of Mines Student Chapter of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists was chosen as the 2017 Outstanding Domestic Student Chapter during AAPG’s 100th Anniversary Annual Convention and Exhibition.ACE 2017 was held April 2 News
Apr
06
2017

Mines EMCIS assists in rescue of hiker

The Colorado School of Mines Energy, Mining and Construction Industry Safety (EMCIS) Program was involved in the rescue of a hiker yesterday afternoon, who suddenly became trapped by a 1500 lb boulder on North Table Mountain.   According to CBS, the Mines in the News
Apr
05
2017

Mines Hyperloop II team advances to final competition weekend

A Colorado School of Mines team of 14 undergraduate students has advanced to the final competition weekend in SpaceX’s Hyperloop Pod Competition II in California later this summer.   Team DiggerLoop is made up of Mines seniors who are taking part News
Apr
05
2017

Innovative processes at Mines featured in Chemical Engineering Magazine

  A recent article in Chemical Engineering Magazine explores processes for creating ammonia, or NH3, indicating that the current Haber-Bosch process used to produce NH3 is highly energy-intensive, requiring extreme temperatures and pressures.    Mines in the News
Apr
05
2017

Davis contributes to Minnesota Public Radio story on PolyMet mine

Division of Economics and Business Professor Graham Davis, who specializes in mineral asset valuation and economic development of mineral-based economies, contributed to the Minnesota Public Radio story, “Environmental lawsuits pile up as PolyMet Mines in the News
Apr
05
2017

Mines ranked first for value among Colorado colleges

Colorado School of Mines has been ranked number one in Colorado in value for the second straight year in a study by financial technology company SmartAsset. Mines was ranked 13th in the nation in the annual study, which considers scholarships News
Apr
04
2017

EMCIS' Collin Smith gives insight into new safety technology

Pit and Quarry, a leading equipment and technology magazine for the mining industry since 1918, reports on the the Mobilize Rescue Systems that Mines is incorporating into its Energy, Mining and Construction Industry Safety (EMCIS) program.   EMCIS Mines in the News

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