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“Hybrid perovskite photovoltaics are one of the most promising new technologies and have made gains in champion cell performance at astronomical rates. However, stability remains a show-stopper for the technology,” said Angus Rockett, professor and head of the Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Department.
The annual awards recognize Mines faculty, students ands staff who develop innovative programs or policies that enhance diversity on campus, foster understanding and respect for diversity within the campus community, and initiate interactions between people of different backgrounds.
One of the earliest cyberattacks on a university happened right here at Colorado School of Mines more than 20 years ago. It was this attack that inspired Elizabeth Van Wie Davis, professor of international politics and policy in the Division of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, to write her newest book, “Shadow Warfare: Cyberwar Policy in the United States, Russia, and China.”
Researchers at Mines, Honeybee Robotics, NASA’s Johnson Space Center and Pioneer Astronautics will build and demonstrate hardware to produce oxygen and steel from lunar regolith.
In findings published last week in the journal Physical Review Letters, an interdisciplinary team led by Mines and Lawrence Livermore National Lab demonstrated the power of using nuclear decay in high-rate quantum sensors.
"We started this company with a focus on resolving diabetic foot ulcers, which pose serious health and financial burdens to those affected, but also believe the unique properties of our hydrogels may have broader applicability in wound healing," said Melissa Krebs, associate professor of chemical and biological engineering.
Christopher Higgins, professor of civil and environmental engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has been recognized for the top environmental restoration project of the year by the U.S. Department
Junko Munakata Marr is the new head of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at Colorado School of Mines.
Meagan Papac, a joint Mines-NREL PhD student, is the lead author of the new research, published today in the journal Nature Materials.
A mechanical engineering professor at Colorado School of Mines is part of a team of researchers working on better ways to detect concussions and more protective equipment to prevent them.