Humanitarian engineering


Assistant Professor Nicole Smith is the only social scientist in Mines’ Mining Engineering Department, but that’s par for the course for any anthropologist worth his or her salt.
Computer Science's Chuan Yue is leading a $1 million National Science Foundation project aimed at improving conditions for workers and job requesters alike on popular crowdsourcing platforms such as Amazon's Mechanical Turk.
A self-sustaining eco-village that would help generate sustainable income for the Maya-Itzá community in Guatemala was named the winner of the Spring 2019 Capstone Design Showcase.
A geographic information system tool designed by Colorado School of Mines students is helping improve access to healthy, local food in Jefferson County. It started as an EPICS II project in 2017, but
A Colorado School of Mines professor has been awarded the 2018 Western Social Science Association Distinguished Book Award. Jessica Smith, associate professor of engineering, design and society and co
A solar-powered water disinfection system for use in rural Uganda was awarded first place in the College of Engineering and Computational Sciences’ Fall Capstone Design Trade Fair on Dec. 5. Team
A five-year, $4 million National Science Foundation grant will put Colorado School of Mines at the center of efforts to tackle the public health and environmental challenges posed by artisanal and
How do the engineers of the future address the constant problems that arise in our changing world from environmental degradation to income inequality? Join the humanitarian engineering department and
Landslide risk is a fact of life for hundreds of thousands of Guatemalans residing in settlements on the slopes of steep ravines. How well the available tools, techniques and programs manage that risk
Five Colorado School of Mines students have been recognized for their commitment to using engineering to help address society’s greatest challenges with scholarships from the Shultz Family Leadership