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Feb
13
2019

Speer elected to National Academy of Engineering

John G. Speer, John Henry Moore Distinguished Professor of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering.  Election to the NAE is among the highest professional News
Feb
12
2019

Students put best foot forward at Spring Career Day

Recruiters from more than 230 companies, government agencies and graduate schools descended on the Colorado School of Mines campus Feb. 12 to speak with current students and recent graduates about job opportunities, internships and more.  Here were News
Feb
12
2019

3D experiments shed new light on shape memory alloys

Shape memory alloys are well known for their remarkable properties —superelasticity, shape memory and actuation allow them to be crumpled up and then spring back to a "remembered" original shape. But the advanced material remains drastically News
Feb
12
2019

Payne Institute to establish Earth Observation Group

The view from space of the nighttime lights on Earth is one of the most iconic images of humanity’s presence. But more than just a pretty picture, these and other nocturnal radiant emissions are increasingly being used for scientific and public News
Feb
11
2019

Mineral collection worth $3.2M donated to Geology Museum

  A show-stopping collection of minerals valued at $3.2 million has been donated to the Mines Geology Museum.   The 27 specimens — remarkable for their pristine condition, color and crystal form — come from the personal collection of Eric Long, an News
Feb
11
2019

French instructor named Knight in Order of the Academic Palms

Megan Diercks, a French instructor at Colorado School of Mines, has been awarded the rank of chevalier by the Order of French Academic Palms. The highest nonmilitary honor that a noncitizen can receive from the French government, the Palmes News
Feb
11
2019

Space resources research highlighted in The Denver Post

The Center for Space Resources at Colorado School of Mines was recently highlighted in The Denver Post as part of an article about proposed federal legislation to create a NASA-led Space Resources Institute.  The Space Resources Institute Act, Mines in the News
Feb
07
2019

Yu wins NSF CAREER award for interlayer alloy design

Zhenzhen Yu, assistant professor of metallurgical and materials engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has received a National Science Foundation CAREER Award for work to accelerate the design of interlayer alloys for use in the joining of News
Feb
07
2019

Researchers tackle big data to help Syrian refugees in Turkey

A Colorado School of Mines professor of mining engineering is part of a team whose proposal for using big data to improve living conditions for Syrian refugees in Turkey has won a prize in an international competition.   H. Sebnem Duzgun, Fred News
Feb
06
2019

Higgins' perfluorochemical research featured in Nature

Chris Higgins, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at Colorado School of Mines, was recently featured in a news article in the journal Nature about his and other scientists' work to trace perfluorochemicals in the environment Mines in the News

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