Research


“Hybrid perovskite photovoltaics are one of the most promising new technologies and have made gains in champion cell performance at astronomical rates. However, stability remains a show-stopper for the technology,” said Angus Rockett, professor and head of the Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Department.
Researchers at Mines, Honeybee Robotics, NASA’s Johnson Space Center and Pioneer Astronautics will build and demonstrate hardware to produce oxygen and steel from lunar regolith.
In findings published last week in the journal Physical Review Letters, an interdisciplinary team led by Mines and Lawrence Livermore National Lab demonstrated the power of using nuclear decay in high-rate quantum sensors.
Two Colorado School of Mines students won awards in the virtual Fall 2020 Student Speaking Symposium hosted by ASM International.
Colorado School of Mines’ Computer Science Department has received funding from Google to create a mentorship program to encourage undergraduate students from underrepresented groups to pursue graduate education and research in computer science.
"We started this company with a focus on resolving diabetic foot ulcers, which pose serious health and financial burdens to those affected, but also believe the unique properties of our hydrogels may have broader applicability in wound healing," said Melissa Krebs, associate professor of chemical and biological engineering.
Christopher Higgins, professor of civil and environmental engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has been recognized for the top environmental restoration project of the year by the U.S. Department
Meagan Papac, a joint Mines-NREL PhD student, is the lead author of the new research, published today in the journal Nature Materials.
A mechanical engineering professor at Colorado School of Mines is part of a team of researchers working on better ways to detect concussions and more protective equipment to prevent them.
Mines' Anne Silverman is collaborating with the U.S. Naval Health Research Center on work to better understand and reduce injury risk among U.S. service members.