Metallurgical and materials engineering


Together with colleagues at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratory, the Mines researchers hope to identify an economically viable process window for increasing steel product copper tolerances.
Allison Mis was among 78 graduate students from 26 states selected for the Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program.
A new quantum engineering minor at Colorado School of Mines will give undergraduate students the opportunity to gain exposure to quantum theory and hands-on experience with relevant hardware and prepare for careers in the rapidly evolving field of quantum technology.
Why did you choose to come to Mines? What have you enjoyed most about being here? I chose Mines because I knew it would set me up for my future between the quality education and opportunities it would
“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.
Two Colorado School of Mines students won awards in the virtual Fall 2020 Student Speaking Symposium hosted by ASM International.
Meagan Papac, a joint Mines-NREL PhD student, is the lead author of the new research, published today in the journal Nature Materials.
Through these projects and others, Mines faculty and students are giving Mines an upper hand in responding to the pandemic and its challenges.
[Editor's note: This article first appeared on the Oak Ridge National Laboratory website. ORNL has provided Mines Newsroom with permission to re-share it here.] By Jeremy Rumsey, Oak Ridge National