Mines students test skills, knowledge in annual cardboard boat races

For months, Colorado School of Mines students have been collecting cardboard — everything from moving boxes and TV boxes to 24-packs of beer and pizza boxes — in preparation for this day.
April 17, 2023

Mines students compete in Cardboard Boat Races

The Colorado School of Mines is celebrating E-Days this weekend.
April 15, 2023

Colorado School of Mines students showcase skills in annual "Engineering Day"

Students who attend the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, showcased their skills and building talents for the annual "Engineering Day."
April 15, 2023

U.S. Wants to Kick Its China Addiction for Critical Minerals

“It’s not at all clear how you go about changing dramatically a global supply chain in practice,” said Morgan Bazilian, the director of the Payne Institute at the Colorado School of Mines and a former lead energy specialist at the World Bank.
April 14, 2023

Colorado School of Mines researchers patent new process to destroy harmful PFAS "forever chemicals"

"Ultimately that would kind of close the cycle and actually remove PFAS from the environment, and not just transfer it somewhere where it has a chance to escape again in the future," said Timothy Strathmann, a civil and environmental engineering ....
April 13, 2023

Colorado students create new technology to help veterans

Thomas Laing was part of a team of Mines students that helped design a rollerblade prosthetic for a military veteran through Mines' Human-Centered Design Studio.
April 12, 2023

Tacoma Startup, Colorado School of Mines Team Up to Destroy ‘Forever Chemicals’

Aquagga Inc., an emerging clean-tech company based in Tacoma, has entered an exclusive licensing agreement with the Colorado School of Mines to take technology the school developed to destroy “forever chemicals” and employ it on a commercial scale ....
April 12, 2023

CT’s public water systems may soon need to treat for PFAS

Christopher Bellona, a civil and environmental engineering professor at the Colorado School of Mines, said the new EPA regulation marks a “generational shift” in water treatment in the United States.
April 9, 2023

Can this 10-story wooden building survive a seismic shakedown?

According to principal investigator Shiling Pei, the goal of the aptly-named TallWood project is to prove that wooden buildings can withstand strong shaking without losing their structural integrity.
April 7, 2023

As Suncor restarts its Commerce City refinery, neighbors demand a plan to prevent future pollution incidents

John Jechura, a professor of practice at the Colorado School of Mines who worked in refineries, reviewed the document. While he’s glad the company made the decision to shut down the refinery, he said Suncor Energy should still explain events like a set of fires in a “sour water stripper” area on Dec. 27.
April 5, 2023

Unleash the deep sea robots? A quandary as EV makers hunt for metals

“It is so uncertain where things are going,” said Ian Lange, director of the mineral and energy economics program at Colorado School of Mines. “There are a lot of changes that can still happen. It is hard to call anything in a battery right now ....
April 5, 2023

20 Colorado Health Startups That Will Change Your Life

In 2021, female-only founders raised $91 million, about 1.2 percent of the state’s haul. These numbers are not shocking to Melissa Krebs. In 2020, the associate professor of chemical and biological engineering launched GelSana Therapeutics, based on ....
April 1, 2023