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Jun
01
2017

Tom Gennett named new head of Chemistry Department

A veteran scientist with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory with two decades of experience in academia has been named the new head of the Department of Chemistry at Colorado School of Mines. Dr. Thomas Gennett will join Mines after nine years News
May
30
2017

Mines enters agreement with GERENS on mining engineering

On May 22, 2017, the Colorado School of Mines entered into a memorandum of understanding with GERENS Graduate School in Peru.  Mines President Paul Johnson and GERENS President Armando Gallegos Monteagudo were in attendance to sign the document. The News
May
26
2017

Researchers drill deep to unearth cause of 2004 Sumatra megaquake

These transformations caused the mineral bed to heat, pushing freshwater out of the mineral crystals up through the sediment layers. At first, this water would have softened the sediment, actually decreasing the risk of a big earthquake by allowing News
May
25
2017

Team Molebots participates in Drillbotics competition

A group of five Colorado School of Mines students recently competed in the 2017 Drillbotics Competition, one of seven teams to make it to the final round of the international competition.  Team Molebots, made up of one electrical engineering senior News
May
18
2017

Bozdag contributes to revolutionary 3D model of Earth's interior

Ebru Bozdag, Assistant Professor in the Department of Geophysics, is working with an international team of researchers to develop better models of the Earth’s interior. These models will help scientists understand the layers of the earth and how the Mines in the News
May
18
2017

Spear facilitated work on new climate change report

A new joint report, "Microbes and Climate Change" from the American Society for Micobiology (ASM) and the American Geophysical Union (AGU) explores how microorganisms have both changed and been changed by the climate throughout Earth's past. John Mines in the News
May
17
2017

Mines students compete in Shell Eco-marathon

A team of Colorado School of Mines seniors took part in the Shell Eco-marathon, a competition to design, build and drive energy-efficient vehicles, and came in seventh out of more than 25 teams in the battery-electric prototype division. The News
May
16
2017

Team develops new designer quantum dot systems

Researchers at Colorado School of Mines, in partnership with the Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory and the University of Chicago, have developed new designer quantum dot systems with greater control over beneficial News
May
15
2017

Mines celebrates its newest graduates

Colorado School of Mines celebrated its newest alumni in ceremonies held May 11 and 12 in Lockridge Arena and Marv Kay Stadium, conferring 741 bachelor’s degrees, 163 master’s degrees and 39 doctoral degrees. Dr. John M. Poate, emeritus senior vice News
May
11
2017

Mines students compete in CDOT RoadX challenge as part of EPICS 151

A solar-powered LED system that alerts motorists to cyclists in bike lanes won the Colorado Department of Transportation’s RoadX challenge May 3, 2017, part of the spring innovation design competition for the EPICS 151 course at Colorado School of News

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