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Aug
02
2017

Vyas awarded NSF grant to study perfluorinated chemicals

Shubham Vyas, assistant professor of chemistry at Colorado School of Mines, has been awarded $417,643 by the National Science Foundation to study the breakdown of perfluorinated chemicals in the environment. Perfluoroalkyl acids, or PFAAs, are News
Aug
02
2017

Chemistry professor heads to Germany on Fulbright award

A professor of chemistry at Colorado School of Mines has received a Fulbright award to conduct research with scientists in Germany into a new class of polyethylene plastic that may be better suited for biodegrading. Kim Williams will conduct News
Aug
01
2017

WE²NG Research Experience for Teachers wraps up 2nd year

Thirteen K-12 teachers from across Jefferson County recently completed six weeks of active learning at Colorado School of Mines, absorbing current research in the water-energy nexus in order to educate their students about these critical issues. The News
Aug
01
2017

Mines student to observe total solar eclipse with NCAR

Alyssa Boll has loved space since she was young. Her father, a computer scientist and amateur astronomer, made his own telescopes and was always teaching her and her sister the names of the celestial objects they spied. Now this summer, the News
Jul
31
2017

Summer programs immerse undergrads in research

Students from universities across the United States and Ireland participating in Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) programs at Colorado School of Mines presented their work at a poster session last week. Forty-two students presented News
Jul
27
2017

Two Mines professors receive SunShot grants

Two Colorado School of Mines professors have received research funding through a U.S. Department of Energy program that encourages development of innovative solar power technologies. Projects led by Sumit Agarwal, associate professor of chemical and News
Jul
25
2017

Speer receives Bessemer Gold Metal, top metallurgy award

A Colorado School of Mines professor of metallurgical and materials engineering has been awarded the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining’s Bessemer Gold Medal, one of the world’s top prizes in metallurgy and materials, for his outstanding News
Jul
21
2017

Pei interviewed by Weather Channel

Shiling Pei, assistant professor of civil engineering at Colorado School of Mines, was recently interviewed by the Weather Channel regarding an ongoing experiment to design tall wood buildings that can sustain minimal damage during strong Mines in the News
Jul
20
2017

Wilcox featured on People Behind the Science podcast

Jennifer Wilcox, associate professor of chemical and biological engineering at Colorado School of Mines, is featured on the latest episode of the “People Behind the Science” podcast. Wilcox, who leads the Clean Energy Conversions Laboratory research News
Jul
19
2017

PGC reports record future U.S. natural gas supply

The Potential Gas Committee, which receives guidance and technical support from the Potential Gas Agency at Colorado School of Mines, reported a sizable increase in U.S. natural gas resources in its latest biennial assessment.  The U.S. possessed a News

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