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Meet the President

Paul C. Johnson is the 17th President of Colorado School of Mines, in Golden, Colorado. Mines is world-renowned for producing highly sought-after scientists and engineers, innovations and objective analyses, especially in fields relevant to earth, energy and the environment. Mines enrolls about 6,000 students, offers nearly 50 degree programs, and conducts more than $60 million of research projects annually for industry and governmental agencies.

Student Awards

Faculty Awards

  • Seetharaman selected for distinguished lecturer award
    Colorado School of Mines Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Professor Sridhar Seetharaman has been selected as the recipient of the 2019 Extraction and Processing Division’s Distinguished Lecture …
  • Findley receives ASM International Award
    A Colorado School of Mines professor has received an award for distinguished contributions in the field of materials science and engineering. Kip Findley, an associate professor in the Department of M …
  • Emeritus hydrology professor receives NGWA honors
    An emeritus professor of geology and geological engineering at Colorado School of Mines has been honored for her work in groundwater modeling by the National Groundwater Association. Eileen Poeter is …
  • DECTech wins Mayor’s Gold Mine Award for Excellence
    A Colorado School of Mines outreach program to engage girls in STEM has been awarded the Mayor’s 2017 Gold Mine Award for Excellence. DECTech was one of five award recipients at the City of Golden May …