Research


Led by Mines' Nicole Smith, the goal of the partnership is to identify best practices specific to the colored stone industry and improve transparency and traceability, ethics, environmental sustainability, and human rights.
Mines researchers and alumni are at the forefront of U.S. water management challenges, working on mitigation, water reuse, new water systems, alternative renewable energy and more.
Mines' Jeff Squier and CSU's Randy Bartels were recently awarded a $1.2 million grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to build the electronics and light detectors fast enough to capture and count single photons.
More than 25 C-MAPP industry partners judged the research projects, networked with students and presented valuable advice regarding job interviewing and potential career paths.
Gabriel Fierro, assistant professor of computer science, is working to develop a standard way of describing buildings and their data to make it easier to develop software for building systems.
Jesse Hudspeth, a PhD student in chemistry, is spending a year in Austria studying proteins in certain mushrooms that synthesize psilocybin, which can produce psychedelic effects.
We asked Xiaoli Zhang, associate professor of mechanical engineering, to tell us more about how machines can learn and share knowledge to improve manufacturing processes.
The Energy Emissions Modeling and Data Lab will establish accurate assessments of greenhouse gas emissions across oil and gas supply chains.
Improving durability and developing alternative materials, with biochar, mine tailings and more, are among the research ideas being pursued by Civil & Environmental Engineering faculty.
In this new role, Lattanner will lead efforts to advance awareness of Mines’ world-leading research and support productive relationships with the U.S. government and federal agencies.