Revealed: DBJ's 2020 Top Women in Energy and the Trailblazer Award winner

Jennifer Miskimins, associate professor and department head of petroleum engineering at Colorado School of Mines, is a 2020 DBJ Top Women in Energy honoree.
March 20, 2020

Why copper could help prevent future pandemic, and what it does to coronavirus

John Spear, professor of civil and environmental engineering at Colorado School of Mines, points to a study from 2015 by the University of Southhampton in England that found copper can help prevent respiratory viruses from spreading.
March 20, 2020

Oil price collapse could cut deeply into Weld County jobs, tax revenue

Morgan Bazilian, director of the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines, told BizWest that, despite various proclamations from President Donald Trump at times, the U.S. is not energy independent and is very much connected ....
March 9, 2020

Colorado Matters: ‘Dark Waters’ And How ‘Forever Chemicals’ Affect Colorado

Attorney Robert Bilott, who inspired the film, joins Colorado PFAS experts on stage at Colorado School of Mines. Host Ryan Warner also speaks with activist Mark Favors, whose family has been hit by cancer.
February 7, 2020

Microporous crystalline membranes are designed for gas separation and potential scale-up

"Chemical separations account for about half of the United States' industrial energy use and as much as 15% of total U.S. energy consumption," writes Moises Carreon, associate professor of chemical and biological engineering, in a Perspective piece.
February 7, 2020

MIC'D UP: Mines athlete balances brains and basketball

Courtney Stanton, a junior at Colorado School of Mines, takes us through a day in the life of a chemical engineering major and center of the women's basketball team.
February 3, 2020

The Race to Mine the Moon Is Taking Off. Here's What's Coming.

NASA's quest to explore deep space is energizing a space mining boom on the Moon.
January 25, 2020

‘I found myself skipping class to be in the field, out collecting new data’

Dr Kamini Singha of the Colorado School of Mines currently finds herself in University College Cork, where she is trying to better understand the water beneath our feet.
January 22, 2020

Scientists Fight Back Against Toxic ‘Forever’ Chemicals

“I have actually started to feel a little bit of hope,” says Chris Higgins, an environmental engineer at the Colorado School of Mines and a PFAS expert. “We’re getting some technologies that seem to be working.”
January 15, 2020

U.S. Sees Most Available Oil And Natural Gas In History

Peter Maniloff, an assistant professor of economics at the Colorado School of Mines, says more reserves may mean more employment in oil and gas states, but, “There’s the saying that the stone age didn’t end because they ran out of stones. ..."
January 14, 2020

A new Wheat Ridge plant will process rare earths, which aren’t so rare but are critical for iPhones and electric cars

“The rare earths are like the vitamins of the manufacturing industry,” said Corby Anderson, the Harrison Western Professor of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering at the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, which is not directly involved in the ....
January 12, 2020

The World’s Next Energy Bonanza

Even more than fracking, tapping oceanic methane hydrates could soon upend the global energy landscape, writes Morgan Bazilian of the Payne Institute for Public Policy and others.
January 9, 2020