Engineering, Design and Society


As Colorado School of Mines progresses into its next 150 years of producing leaders in science, technology, engineering and math, it’s providing new opportunities to help shape an innovator’s mindset and set graduates up for success in industry and business.
Mines students in the Spring 2024 Cornerstone Design Competition took on the challenge to make existing objects more useful and less wasteful.
The student-designed and -built powertrain will be used by mechanical engineering students in an automotive lab class at Mines.
Colorado School of Mines has qualified for the finals of NASA’s 2024 Human Lander Challenge (HuLC) Competition. The Capstone Design student team, comprised of seven mechanical engineers and three
Earth has a waste problem. Processing materials, fuels and food contributes to up to half of greenhouse gas emissions – and recycling isn’t a perfect solution, either, requiring its own energy to re
A remote operating vehicle designed to collect samples from the ocean floor won the top prize at the Fall 2023 Capstone Design Showcase. The team behind the Subsea Prospecting ROV created a 16-pound
A pair of Colorado School of Mines professors will be inducted into the American Society for Engineering Education’s Hall of Fame. Jon Leydens, professor of humanities, arts, and social sciences, and
Since 2003, Mines’ Humanitarian Engineering program has taught scientists and engineers how to best partner with communities around the world and take a socio-technical approach to making a difference in the world.
The funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law will advance the development of a potential carbon storage hub in the Pueblo, Colorado area capable of securely store 50 or more million metric tons of carbon dioxide deep underground.
After learning about the history, politics and economics of recycling in Colombia, a group of eleven students traveled to Bogota, Colombia during Spring Break to meet the women in person and test their assumptions and ideas on the ground.