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Nov
27
2017

Software to assess CO2 storage risk wins award

A Colorado School of Mines professor is part of a partnership that has been recognized for developing a computer software package to assess the environmental risk of geologic carbon dioxide storage sites. The National Risk Assessment Partnership ( News
Nov
22
2017

Mines convenes 2nd summit on abandoned mine lands

Colorado School of Mines hosted its second summit focused on the environmental impacts of mine closure and remediation strategies on Nov. 14. “A Framework to Manage the Environmental Reality of Orphaned and Abandoned Mine Lands” brought together non News
Nov
21
2017

Microbial hot spring structures offer clues into geological past

Orange, tree-like cone structures up to two centimeters tall found in a California hot spring were built by a rich and diverse community of microbes, newly published research shows. These microbes, living in a California hot spring aptly named “Cone News
Nov
21
2017

Mines research into colloidal chains headed to space

Research by Colorado School of Mines faculty on the behavior of chains of colloidal molecules is headed to the International Space Station on a SpaceX flight scheduled for Dec. 4. Professor David Marr and Associate Professor Ning Wu, both of the News
Nov
21
2017

Stefanie Tompkins named VP for research and tech transfer

The acting deputy director of the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) will join Colorado School of Mines early next year as the university’s vice president for research and technology transfer. Dr. Stefanie Tompkins, who has spent News
Nov
20
2017

Mines receives $4M NSF grant to study artisanal gold mining

A five-year, $4 million National Science Foundation grant will put Colorado School of Mines at the center of efforts to tackle the public health and environmental challenges posed by artisanal and small-scale gold mining. About 30 percent of gold News
Nov
20
2017

Wilcox cited as expert on negative emissions strategies

A Colorado School of Mines associate professor has been prominently featured in several scientific and general-interest publications for her research into removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Jen Wilcox, associate professor of chemical and News
Nov
20
2017

Wilcox featured in The Economist

Jen Wilcox, associate professor of chemical and biological engineering at Colorado School of Mines, was recently interviewed by The Economist for an article on negative-emissions technology. The story, "Greenhouse gases must be scrubbed from the air Mines in the News
Nov
17
2017

Pei featured in The Architect’s Newspaper

Shiling Pei, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at Colorado School of Mines, was recently interviewed by The Architect's Newspaper for a story on cross-laminated timber (CLT). Pei is the lead researcher on a National Science Mines in the News
Nov
17
2017

Liu recognized for paper on welding metallurgy

A Colorado School of Mines professor has been honored by the American Welding Society for a paper deemed the greatest contribution to the understanding of welding metallurgy published in the Welding Journal in 2016. Metallurgical and Materials News

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