“For Mines to win the medal count really cements our position in this industry,” Professor George Sowers said. “The team that won the overall prize was a pretty large aerospace corporation – we had graduate students that went toe to toe with a professional company.”
The Rocky Mountain Industrial Assessment Center will result in shared courses where students from both institutions can learn about how to improve energy efficiency in the building and manufacturing industry.
“Our goal is to be the premier institution on research and education on CCUS,” said John Bradford, vice president of global initiatives. “We have the ties with industry, and we have a solution-focused mindset at Mines.”
“We are excited and proud that Mines and our hometown of Golden will be the test bed for this new technology, which will lead to new developments in how it is improved and scaled up so that the environmental and human benefits can be extended well beyond Mines, Golden, and our state," Mines President Paul C. Johnson said.