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- Hypersensitive hearing helper wins Capstone Showcase
An improved pair of noise-canceling headphones designed specifically for a former state trooper who suffered a traumatic brain injury in the line of duty was awarded first place in the Fall 2018 Capst …
- Hydrology PhD student honored at AWRA conference
A Colorado School of Mines PhD candidate in hydrology was named the best student presenter at the American Water Resources Association’s annual conference, held Nov. 4-8 in Baltimore, Maryland. Ryan G …
- Cornerstone Design projects tackle extreme disasters
A pair of lightweight chainsaw chaps for forest firefighters took the top prize at the Fall 2018 Cornerstone Design Final Competition on Dec. 5. A total of 26 student teams from Introduction to Desig …
- Mines team claims repeat spot in programming world finals
Last year, Matt Baldin and Sam Reinehr were happy just to qualify for the world finals of the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest. This year, the Mines seniors have much bigger plans. “Th …
- 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 …
- Carreon awarded honorary PhD from Universidad Michoacana
Moises Carreon, Coors Development Chair and associate professor of chemical and biological engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has been awarded an honorary doctorate from Universidad Michoacana d …
- Brennecka named Fryrear Chair for Innovation and Excellence
Creating and advancing a distinctive graduate student experience at Colorado School of Mines will be the focus of the 2018 awardee of the Ben L. Fryrear Endowed Chair for Innovation and Excellence. Ge …
- Mining Engineering faculty, students recognized by SME
The Mining Engineering Department at Colorado School of Mines has been awarded multiple honors by the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME). Jurgen Brune, professor of practice and asso …