Science and Engineering Frontiers


“The Mines ethos of use-inspired research and innovation is a significant part of what draws world-class faculty, students, and industry and government partners to Mines,” President Paul C. Johnson said.
With funding from the Charles Pankow Foundation and the U.S. Forest Service, Shiling Pei and his team have begun a FEMA P695 study on the mass timber rocking wall lateral system, the first step toward submitting a proposal for an official update to the ASCE-7.
Anne Silverman, associate professor of mechanical engineering at Mines, is one of five co-principal investigators for the new institute dedicated to improving our understanding of muscle mechanics and control.
Annalise Maughan, assistant professor of chemistry at Colorado School of Mines, has received a National Science Foundation CAREER Award for her work to discover materials for use in solid-state batteries.
GelSana was founded in 2020 by Dr. Melissa Krebs, associate professor in chemical and biochemical engineering at Mines. GelSana’s first product is a novel polymer-based gel called Cleragel, designed to improve wound healing by reducing inflammation.
Mines researchers are partnering with Lunar Outpost to compete in the NASA Break the Ice Challenge.
Matthew Crane, assistant professor of chemical and biological engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has been honored with a 35 Under 35 Award from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE).
If humans are going to establish a long-term presence on the Moon, they’ll need resources – and more than just water and oxygen. They’ll need metals, minerals and other materials sourced not only from Earth but also the lunar surface itself.
Mines student and faculty researchers are collaborating with industry partner Lunar Outpost to compete in NASA's Break the Ice Challenge for the chance to win $1.5 million in prizes to further develop an ice-digging lunar rover.
By Jasmine Leonas, Special to Mines Research Magazine Fusion, the process that powers the sun and the stars, has long been a part of the conversation about low-carbon sources of electricity. Unlike