Capstone Design


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
Breaking the mold is the bread and butter of Human Centered Design Studio, a two-semester capstone course at Mines focused on developing adaptive equipment for people (and sometimes animals) with disabilities.
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 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.
“The Kraken” is going to the 2019 American Society of Civil Engineers National Concrete Canoe Competition . The concrete canoe – designed by a team of Mines Capstone Design students – took first place
When the first humans settle on Mars, what if their homes were not built but printed? That's the question being posed in the latest NASA Centennial Challenge , pitting teams from industry and academia
An improved pair of noise-canceling headphones designed specifically for a former state trooper who suffered a traumatic brain injury in the line of duty was awarded first place in the Fall 2018
The Colorado School of Mines Hyperloop team is headed to Arizona for three days of integrative testing on a 150-foot open-air test track at Arizona State University's Polytechnic campus. DiggerLoop
Will Fleckenstein, director of strategic relationships and enterprises for the College of Earth Resource Sciences and Engineering, has been named the 2018 Colorado School of Mines Inventor of the Year
A smart home monitoring system designed to be noninvasive, cost-effective and cause no permanent damage to install was awarded first place in the College of Engineering and Computational Sciences’