Materials & Manufacturing

Colorado School of Mines researchers are tackling the question of how to meet demand for critical materials from many angles, from policy to production.
Team CLOVER's winning design was a collapsible 3D-printed wheel that would act almost like a “Ferris wheel of test tubes.”
Why did you choose to come to Mines? What have you enjoyed most about being here? I chose to come to Mines for three reasons: Academics. I always knew I wanted to be an engineer. As one of the best
The Alliance for the Development of Additive Processing Technologies (ADAPT) at Colorado School of Mines was part of an international research team that developed a new elastocaloric cooling material
A Colorado School of Mines professor has been awarded a $600,000 grant from the U.S. Army Research Office for work designing a new class of multi-layered nanocomposites that exhibit unprecedented
Michael Knight, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and president of the Mines Veterans Alliance, shares some of the resources now available for former service members at Mines.
Hao Zhang, assistant professor of computer science, and an interdisciplinary team of researchers are building a smart robot to inspect and repair power plant boilers.
Could 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, solve the difficulty of finding replacement parts for nation's aging nuclear plants?
Breaking the mold is the bread and butter of Human Centered Design Studio, a two-semester capstone course at Mines focused on developing adaptive equipment for people (and sometimes animals) with disabilities.