Environmental engineering


Water shortage is a significant problem for communities across the United States year after year, but a new mobile direct potable reuse system could help provide a fast and reliable solution. Tzahi
Terri Hogue, professor of civil and environmental engineering and Dean of Energy and Society Programs, conducted field work with two graduate students in northern California this summer.
Contact lenses that can selectively deliver therapeutic drugs, a “spoof proof” smart car key, and carbon-storing concrete are among the recipients of 2021 Proof of Concept Awards from the Mines Office
Mines students Julia Harvey and Brett Yoder explain their innovative approach for recycling 3D printer filament.
We know that most natural landscapes are able to recover after even the most severe burns, but not much is known about exactly how that happens within the soil itself. John Spear, professor of civil
Christopher Higgins, professor of civil and environmental engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has been recognized for the top environmental restoration project of the year by the U.S. Department
Junko Munakata Marr is the new head of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at Colorado School of Mines.
The new research and educational collaboration between Colorado School of Mines, Colorado State University and University of Arizona launched in June 2020.
“While there has been an emphasis on identifying and cleaning up drinking water impacted by PFASs, much less attention has been given to assessing risks from consuming produce irrigated with PFAS-contaminated water,” Mines PhD candidate Juliane Brown said.
Through these projects and others, Mines faculty and students are giving Mines an upper hand in responding to the pandemic and its challenges.