Computer science


“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.”
A team of Mines professors have received National Science Foundation funding to develop computational tools to predict COVID-19 infections at individual and population levels.
The Goldwater is the preeminent undergraduate scholarship in the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering in the U.S.
“Quantum technology could revolutionize computing, communication, sensing and more, but critical workforce shortages are threatening to hamper progress,” said Eliot Kapit, associate professor of physics.
The new graduate program will capitalize on the university’s deep expertise in field robotics and its niche in the geosciences and extractive industries.
It's not so much about make-believe but rather robots' ability to continually adapt to new scenarios without having to physically experience them first, the computer science assistant professor said.
Two Mines students were part of the team that developed the first-of-its-kind tangible programming experience for beginners.
Automated external defibrillators increase survival rates from sudden cardiac arrest, but only 50 percent of people know where to find an AED unit at work, according to the American Heart Association
Arun Arunachalam finished his bachelor's degree in petroleum engineering at Mines only to realize his interests within the field had changed.
Should an autonomous robot ever ask for advice? Computer Science Assistant Professor Tom Williams is tackling that question and more in an effort to improve human-robot interactions.