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Dec
12
2018

Hypersensitive hearing helper wins Capstone Showcase

An improved pair of noise-canceling headphones designed specifically for a former state trooper who suffered a traumatic brain injury in the line of duty was awarded first place in the Fall 2018 Capstone Design Showcase on Dec. 4.   The News
Dec
11
2018

Hydrology PhD student honored at AWRA conference

A Colorado School of Mines PhD candidate in hydrology was named the best student presenter at the American Water Resources Association’s annual conference, held Nov. 4-8 in Baltimore, Maryland. Ryan Gilliom’s presentation, titled “Using Policy and News
Dec
10
2018

Cornerstone Design projects tackle extreme disasters

A pair of lightweight chainsaw chaps for forest firefighters took the top prize at the Fall 2018 Cornerstone Design Final Competition on Dec. 5.  A total of 26 student teams from Introduction to Design (EDNS 151) exhibited their projects at the News
Dec
10
2018

Mines students working to improve cycling safety featured on 9News Denver

A group of Colorado School of Mines students has partnered with the Chad William Young Foundation to develop an algorithm that could help cyclists avoid accidents like the one that took Young's life in 2017. Members of the Capstone Design team - Mines in the News
Dec
07
2018

Hugh Miller honored by Mining Foundation of the Southwest

Hugh Miller, associate professor of mining engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has been awarded the 2018 Medal of Merit by the Mining Foundation of the Southwest. Miller was honored during the 36th American Mining Hall of Fame Awards Banquet on News
Dec
04
2018

Inhalable 'bots' offer potential treatment for cystic fibrosis

Inhalable “microbots” under development at Colorado School of Mines could be used to help treat cystic fibrosis, a chronic and progressive genetic disease that causes severe damage to the lungs and other organs. David Marr, professor of chemical and News
Nov
29
2018

Mines team claims repeat spot in programming world finals

Last year, Matt Baldin and Sam Reinehr were happy just to qualify for the world finals of the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest. This year, the Mines seniors have much bigger plans. “This year we’re going to try to do well,” Baldin News
Nov
27
2018

Paul Morgan discusses NASA Mars InSight landing with Fox31 Denver

Paul Morgan, senior geothermal geologist at the Colorado Geological Survey, was interviewed by Fox31 Denver about his involvement in the NASA Mars InSight mission, which landed safely on Mars on Monday, Nov. 26.  Morgan is one of the U.S.-based co- Mines in the News
Nov
27
2018

Lange named to Denver Business Journal's Who's Who in Energy

Ian Lange, assistant professor of economics and business at Colorado School of Mines, was recently recognized by the Denver Busines Journal for his contributions to the local energy industry. The annual Who's Who in Energy list features the region's Mines in the News
Nov
20
2018

Membranes could revolutionize ammonia, hydrogen production

Researchers from Colorado School of Mines have been awarded $2 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) to develop catalytic membrane reactors that could significantly improve the News

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