Mines held commencement ceremonies over three days, celebrating graduate and undergraduates students in the Spring 2021 class, as well as graduates from the Class of 2020, who returned for an in-person celebration.
After helping launch rockets for NASA and other aerospace organizations, Computer Science Professor of Practice Mark Baldwin transitioned to designing computer games including The Perfect General, Empire Deluxe and Trainz Railroad Simulator.
Together with colleagues at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratory, the Mines researchers hope to identify an economically viable process window for increasing steel product copper tolerances.
Through the new collaboration, Mines academic and research faculty will gain greater access to laboratory staff, facilities, and resources, including prestigious Laboratory Directed Research & Development funding.
Mines conferred a total of 884 bachelor’s degrees during two outdoor ceremonies May 14 at Marv Kay Stadium. Class of 2020 graduates are also being welcomed back to campus for an in-person celebration on Saturday, May 15.
During an in-person ceremony May 13, Mines awarded a total of 28 doctoral and 273 master’s degrees to Spring 2021 graduates. Undergraduate Commencement will be held Friday, May 14 with outdoor ceremonies at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., followed by a special celebration for Class of 2020 graduates on Saturday, May 15.
Nanette Boyle will join the research group of Harro Bouwmeester, chair of plant hormone biology at the Swammerdam Institute of Life Sciences, and teach a course on systems biology during the Spring 2022 semester.