“Even though I’m the one getting this award, I’d really like it to stand for not just me, but everyone who has the same dreams and aspirations as I do,” Fabian Jimenez said. “It’s important to recognize that there are a lot of people out there doing the work and I don’t want them to be forgotten.”
Mike McGuirk, assistant professor of chemistry, has received a National Science Foundation CAREER Award for research that could contribute to the discovery of new materials for solar energy production, low density conductors and more.
“We are happy to report that career outcomes, both in first destinations and starting salaries, remain strong, a testament to the enduring value of a Mines degree," said Wendy Winter-Searcy, director of the Mines Career Center.
U.S. Secretary of Interior Deb Haaland visited the Mines campus Feb. 18 to announce the selection of Mines for the new energy and minerals research facility along with members of Colorado's Congressional delegation.
“The national data has caught up with the reality that Mines is a highly active research institution,” said Walter G. Copan, vice president for research and technology transfer at Colorado School of Mines.
Applied mathematics and statistics researchers at Colorado School of Mines contributed to a new study that showed even slight exposure to light can prompt the critical sleep-promoting hormone melatonin to plummet in preschoolers in the hour before bedtime.