Mining


Priscilla Nelson, professor of mining engineering, discusses what can be done with waste materials left over at ore mining sites.
The Mining Engineering Department at Mines was ranked No. 1 in the 2021 QS World University Rankings by Subject, released in May for 51 different academic disciplines and fields.
“This competition really required us to connect what we have learned throughout our courses and apply it to a real-world situation,” mining engineering senior Samantha McLeary said.
Three new minors will give undergraduate students more ways to tailor their Mines experience to serve their interests and career ambitions. Aerospace engineering, space mining and teaching minors will
The new research and educational collaboration between Colorado School of Mines, Colorado State University and University of Arizona launched in June 2020.
Two Colorado School of Mines faculty members and two alumnae are among the honorees in the 2020 edition of Women in Mining UK’s 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining (WIM100).
Colorado School of Mines has entered a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Penn State University to establish a collaboration designed to be responsive in supporting the need for critical minerals
Mines students used WhatsApp and Zoom to connect with small-scale gold miners in Colombia this summer and collaboratively design solutions for the issues most important to their rural mining communities.
A Mines alumnus, Enders joined the Mines faculty in 2009 and has nearly 45 years of experience in mining and mineral exploration.
“Artificial intelligence is certainly on the rise and has been for several years,” said Tracy Camp, department head and professor of computer science at Mines. “There’s just so much in our world today where we can use machine learning or AI to improve on our society or lives.”