Faculty awards


Colorado School of Mines is proud to announce the winners of the 2019-2020 Faculty Awards for teaching and research excellence. The annual awards celebration, where the Office of Academic Affairs
Assistant Professor Kyle Leach is among 76 scientists at universities and national labs across the country to win the prestigious award this year
Teaching and Learning Librarian Brianna Buljung will lecture next year at China University of Mining and Technology.
Post-processing – the labor intensive, detailed work that must occur after an additively manufactured part is printed before it is ready for use – currently accounts for 46 percent of the cost of metal 3D printing. Overall, metal additive manufacturing is projected to be a $25 billion a year industry by 2025.
Atomically thin particles – described that way because they are typically only 1-3 atoms thick – are of interest to scientists because of the unique properties that such small thickness creates.
The 3D scans are obtained by a technique called seismic tomography – like medical CAT scans but using the seismic waves generated by earthquakes.
Stephen Liu, who was awarded emeritus status in 2019, was recognized for his "outstanding achievements in fundamental research in welding science and technology."
Mines has now won the competition, held every year since 2007, eight times — only one other school has won it more than once.
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.
Three Colorado School of Mines community members were honored for their work to encourage diversity and inclusion on campus at a luncheon Jan. 21. Receiving the 2020 Martin Luther King Jr. Recognition