Engineering, Design and Society


The Autonomous Surface Vehicle, a twin-propeller, battery-powered catamaran capable of being programmed or manually controlled via radio, would ferry a sensor payload between user-defined waypoints in a water reservoir.
Winning the semester-long design challenge – and the $1,000 grand prize – was a solution to optimize mosquito collection in order to improve identification accuracy and reduce the threat of mosquito-borne diseases.
A group of Mines seniors is developing a training device that will help users of Sip & Puff motorized wheelchairs use the chairs more readily.
Two Mines freshmen are among the makers firing up 3D printers across the state as part of Make4Covid, a coalition of Colorado manufacturers and makers working to provide health care professionals with the equipment they need.
Winning the competition – and the $1,000 grand prize – was a solution for the thousands of obsolete airplanes currently warehoused in what are essentially plane graveyards.
A prosthetic device designed to give transgender men the functionality and look of a natal male penis is the winner of the Fall 2019 Capstone Design Showcase.
Capstone Design is a year-long immersion in hands-on, client-driven design for seniors across disciplines at Colorado School of Mines. "The projects we work on are very much like the projects a
A team of Colorado School of Mines students spent their senior year designing a “Swiss arm” for a U.S. Navy veteran who lost part of all four of his limbs while serving in Afghanistan.
A user-friendly organizable container for prescription medication won top honors at the Spring 2019 Cornerstone Design Final Competition on May 1. Cubic Solutions won first place and $1,000 for "C3: a
A self-sustaining eco-village that would help generate sustainable income for the Maya-Itzá community in Guatemala was named the winner of the Spring 2019 Capstone Design Showcase.