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- Mines students show materials knowledge, bladesmithing skills
Colorado School of Mines continued its traditional strong showing at the annual meeting of The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society, winning the Materials Bowl and taking second place in the Bladesm …
- Grad student named AWWA Young Professional of the Year
Hooman Vatankhah, a PhD student in civil and environmental engineering at Colorado School of Mines, is the 2019 winner of the American Water Works Association Austin F. McCormack, Jr., Award. Named af …
- Brain-controlled wheelchair wins award at hackathon
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHtGypQ27uk] A team of Colorado School of Mines students earned honors at a hardware-based hackathon for their project to create a device that allows those par …
- Mines notches top-10 finish in NSA Codebreaker Challenge
Colorado School of Mines students hacked their way to a top-10 finish in one of the most important cybersecurity competitions in the nation. Twenty Mines students participated in the 2018 NSA Codebrea …
- Speer elected to National Academy of Engineering
John G. Speer, John Henry Moore Distinguished Professor of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering. Election to th …
- French instructor named Knight in Order of the Academic Palms
Megan Diercks, a French instructor at Colorado School of Mines, has been awarded the rank of chevalier by the Order of French Academic Palms. The highest nonmilitary honor that a noncitizen can receiv …
- Researchers tackle big data to help Syrian refugees in Turkey
A Colorado School of Mines professor of mining engineering is part of a team whose proposal for using big data to improve living conditions for Syrian refugees in Turkey has won a prize in an internat …
- Hugh Miller honored by Mining Foundation of the Southwest
Hugh Miller, associate professor of mining engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has been awarded the 2018 Medal of Merit by the Mining Foundation of the Southwest. Miller was honored during the 36 …