Science and Engineering Frontiers

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
By Ashley Spurgeon, Special to Mines Research Magazine Electrolysis plays a significant role in sourcing hydrogen for use in fuel cells and other energy technologies. But the ceramic materials used in
Led by Mechanical Engineering's Veronica Eliasson, Mines researchers have found a way to make Direct Ink Writing, an expensive 3D-printing process for specialty materials, more accessible.
Jessica Lawson, a PhD student in materials science, and Paul Varosy, a master’s student in quantum engineering, have been awarded the 2023 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. The
Ava Segal’s interactive balance-training system, called Steadiplay, uses body motion on an instrumented wobble board for real-time control of a wireless robot, providing users with feedback and balance rankings, similar to fitness apps like Strava.
Chuan Yue, associate professor of computer science, seeks to solve challenges related to web, mobile, Internet of Things(IoT) and cloud systems.