Civil engineering


Griffiths was recognized for his "important contributions in universally increasing the safety and economy of geotechnical engineering projects."
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
Rob Bilott will give the keynote speech at the Herbert L. and Doris S. Young Environmental Issues Symposium, a free two-day community event focused on the future of “forever” chemicals in Colorado.
Poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances — or PFAS — are a growing problem around the globe. Chris Higgins, professor of civil and environmental engineering explains how Mines is pioneering research in the fight against forever chemicals.
The new Center for Mining Sustainability will address the environmental and societal concerns surrounding small-scale mining and promote the practice in a way that sustains the industry, supports local economies and minimizes environmental impacts.
Persistent chemical compounds are lurking in our water supply, making their way into drinking water, agriculture and other consumables. How do we begin to treat this problem and make our water safe again?
The work of the National Alliance for Water Innovation will focus on early-stage research and development of desalination technologies that are both energy efficient and cost competitive.
Drilling a single oil or natural gas well with hydraulic fracturing requires between 1.5 to 16 million gallons of water. When the well starts flowing, the fluid that is brought back to the surface
Terri Hogue, professor and head of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at Colorado School of Mines, has been named the 2020 Robert E. Horton Lecturer in Hydrology by the American