Research Magazine 2019-2020


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.
Could 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, solve the difficulty of finding replacement parts for nation's aging nuclear plants?
The Earth Observation Group is dedicated to the development of data products that use satellite imaging to provide valuable insights on gas flaring and volcanic activity, poaching, power outages and electrification, geomagnetism and more.
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.
The new Center for Mining Sustainability will address the environmental and societal concerns surrounding small-scale mining and promote the practice in a way that sustains the industry, supports local economies and minimizes environmental impacts.
Persistent chemical compounds are lurking in our water supply, making their way into drinking water, agriculture and other consumables. How do we begin to treat this problem and make our water safe again?