Materials science


Why did you choose to come to Mines? What have you enjoyed most about being here? Education and experience with materials science. I loved being so close to the mountains. Outdoor adventures are an
“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.
Meagan Papac, a joint Mines-NREL PhD student, is the lead author of the new research, published today in the journal Nature Materials.
Why did you choose to come to Mines? What have you enjoyed most about being here? I came to Mines for the research opportunities, but I've enjoyed the location and outdoor activities the best. Have
"Why does this matter? If you are looking for the hardest material on Earth, and you don’t consider metastable states, you just missed diamond, which is the hardest material that we know."
Why did you choose to come to Mines? What have you enjoyed most about being here? I chose Mines because of all the exciting research in renewable energy materials and connection to the National
Mines has now won the competition, held every year since 2007, eight times — only one other school has won it more than once.
A Colorado School of Mines professor has been awarded a $600,000 grant from the U.S. Army Research Office for work designing a new class of multi-layered nanocomposites that exhibit unprecedented
Michael Knight, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and president of the Mines Veterans Alliance, shares some of the resources now available for former service members at Mines.
Hao Zhang, assistant professor of computer science, and an interdisciplinary team of researchers are building a smart robot to inspect and repair power plant boilers.