A Colorado School of Mines glaciologist was part of a team of scientists that used the most advanced Earth-observing laser instrument NASA has ever flown in space to make precise, detailed measurements of how the elevation of the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets have changed over 16 years.
“With the rapid changes to the higher education landscape brought on by COVID-19, it’s even more important than ever to advance our MINES@150 strategic plan. To do that, we need great leaders focused on driving our critical initiatives," President Paul C. Johnson and Provost Richard Holz told campus.
Built in 1908 and permanently lit since 1932, the Mount Zion emblem is visible well beyond the Mines campus and the city of Golden. It will be red – in the shape of a heart – every night through the end of the semester.
A Mines alumnus, Barbari will join his alma mater this summer from Boston University, where he currently serves as a professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Division of Materials Science & Engineering.
Two Mines freshmen are among the makers firing up 3D printers across the state as part of Make4Covid, a coalition of Colorado manufacturers and makers working to provide health care professionals with the equipment they need.