Earth and Society


Juliet Akamboe, a graduate student in the Mineral and Energy Economics program at Colorado School of Mines, has been recognized as one of the 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining in 2022.
Geophysics faculty, students and alumni at Colorado School of Mines are looking below the surface to enable innovation in energy, infrastructure, space exploration — and beyond.
Jon A. Leydens, professor of humanities, arts and social sciences at Colorado School of Mines, has received the Sterling Olmsted Award from the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE).
Lauren O’Sullivan, one of 10 college students nationwide to win a $5,000 BHE Foundation CARES Scholarship, was recognized for being a “fierce advocate for trans and nonbinary representation and inclusion in historically male-dominant institutions and fields.”
Researchers at Colorado School of Mines are developing new technology that will enable mining companies to quantitatively model the carbon sequestration potential of copper-nickel-platinum-group element ore deposits.
Starting in Fall 2023, Colorado School of Mines will begin offering a new bachelor’s degree in construction engineering to prepare students to enter high-demand jobs in a growing industry.
What is exciting about our roadmap is that it considers community acceptance and sustainable development from the very first stages of design, rather than after a project has been fully planned,” said Jessica Smith, professor of engineering, design and society at Mines.
Baker, a 2022 CoSIDA Academic All-American of the Year and three-time RMAC Champion in cross country and track and field, is the first Mines athlete to reach the Top 30 for the prestigious national honor.
An efficient ammonia fuel reformer for the decarbonization of heavy industry was the winner of the first-ever Mines Global Energy Future Initiative Innov8x Challenge.
The PE Hall of Fame will recognize alumni, faculty and supporters for their contributions to the oil and gas industry and to the Mines Petroleum Engineering Department.