Energy


The new programs draw from the core areas of expertise Mines is known for — from civil and environmental engineering to extraction to materials science — to create an interdisciplinary field of study that prepares students for the next step in their careers.
The Center for Underground at Colorado School of Mines recently was awarded a major contract from the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to design and demonstrate rapid tunneling
The findings, published today in the journal Scientific Reports and led by Mines' Alexei Milkov, are the result of a detailed analysis of a large global dataset of the isotopic composition of methane produced from the shale formations.
Why did you choose to come to Mines? What have you enjoyed most about being here? I went through a long search for grad school, comparing many options at different universities. At the end, only one
The Society of Petroleum Engineers student competition is "like ‘Jeopardy!’ but for petroleum engineers," says team co-captain Niels Snow.
Morgan Bazilian, director of the Payne Institute of Public Policy, is a co-author of a new study in Energy Research & Social Science that seeks to answer that question.
Colorado School of Mines researchers are tackling the question of how to meet demand for critical materials from many angles, from policy to production.
Professor Sebnem Duzgun's work could help researchers identify the presence of geothermal resources based on surface and subsurface characteristics.
Mechanical Engineering's Greg Jackson is collaborating with OxEon Energy on a $1.8 million NASA project that could bring interplanetary fuel stations one step closer to reality.
A young cobalt miner in Kolwezi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, clambers up a mineshaft. Photo courtesy of University of Sussex The global low-carbon revolution could be at risk unless new