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Sep
12
2017

Materials student wins poster award at microscopy meeting

A materials science PhD candidate at Colorado School of Mines received a Microscopy Society of America Student Poster Award at a conference held August 6-10 in St. Louis, Missouri. John Mangum won for his poster titled “Correlative Raman News
Sep
12
2017

Mines ranked first nationwide for engineering degrees

Colorado School of Mines was ranked first in the nation among colleges offering degrees in engineering according to College Factual, a website dedicated to helping students find the best college fit. The ranking listed schools with successful News
Sep
12
2017

Transforming wastewater into fertilizer goal of NSF project

A Colorado School of Mines professor is part of a team of researchers working to develop a commercially viable fertilizer that farmers could produce themselves using agricultural wastewater. Andrew Herring, professor of chemical and biological News
Sep
08
2017

Sowers testifies before House committee on space resources

A Colorado School of Mines professor was among the experts who testified before a U.S. House of Representatives committee about private sector exploration of the moon. George Sowers, professor of practice in mechanical engineering, addressed the News
Sep
07
2017

Collin Smith interviewed by Wired magazine

Collin Smith, co-director of the Energy, Mining and Construction Industry Safety Program (EMCIS) at Colorado School of Mines, was recently interviewed by Wired magazine about a new "intelligent" first-aid kit that comes with an iPad embedded in its Mines in the News
Sep
07
2017

Faculty named to federal panel on energy, mineral resources

Two Colorado School of Mines professors have been appointed to a committee charged with advising the U.S. secretary of the interior on how to receive the full market value for oil and gas drilling, coal mining and renewable energy production on News
Sep
06
2017

Infusing graduate education with professional development

Graduate school can be a wonderful time in one’s life—a period of hard work, but also of learning new things and meeting new people, says Roel Snieder. “I loved my experience as a graduate student.” But Snieder knows that’s not true for everyone, News
Sep
01
2017

Mines professors contribute to major DOE geothermal project

A trio of Colorado School of Mines professors are lending their expertise to a multimillion-dollar U.S. Department of Energy geothermal project that’s aiming to remove the technical barriers to commercializing the clean energy source.   The Lawrence News
Aug
30
2017

Berger named Mechanical Engineering Department head

A longtime mechanical engineering professor at Colorado School of Mines has been chosen to lead the largest department on campus. John Berger, a full professor who has been a member of the Mines faculty since 1994, previously served as interim News
Aug
30
2017

Braun discusses renewable energy on ASME podcast

Robert Braun, associate professor of mechanical engineering at Colorado School of Mines, is featured on the latest podcast from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Braun sat down with ASME.org editor David Walsh during ASME’s Power and News

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