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“A growing number of engineers and scientists want to understand how their work can contribute to broad social and environmental goals," program director Jessica Smith said.
[Editor's note: This article first appeared on the Oak Ridge National Laboratory website. ORNL has provided Mines Newsroom with permission to re-share it here.] By Jeremy Rumsey, Oak Ridge National
Callie McCaffery, a mechanical engineering major, is one of just 10 Girl Scouts nationwide to receive the honor, which recognizes exceptional Gold Award projects.
The team of environmental engineering students took first place in the 2020 WEF Student Design Competition for a design to help Colorado Springs Utilities achieve compliance with new state regulations on effluent.
Applied chemistry PhD student Sarah Zaccarine will be doing electrolyzer degradation studies at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory as part of her graduate thesis research.
In addition to monitoring and listening to ambient noise including the local construction work, the class hopes to record local and distant earthquakes from around the globe.
More than 8,000 interviews and conversations took place between students and employers over the first two Fall Career Days. The third and final day is set for October 17.
Mines students used WhatsApp and Zoom to connect with small-scale gold miners in Colombia this summer and collaboratively design solutions for the issues most important to their rural mining communities.
Only 30 chapters in the U.S. and Canada received the prestigious national award in 2020.
Two Mines PhD students and four recent graduates are among the 2020 winners of the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. The program, which started in 1952 shortly