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- Mines students roll to victory in IEEE Robotics Competition
On the surface, the task facing students at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Region 5 Student Robotics Competition was simple: Design a robot that could navigate obstacles, …
- Two grad students to conduct research at DOE national labs
Two graduate students at Colorado School of Mines have received funding from the U.S. Department of Energy to conduct a portion of their thesis research at a national laboratory. Erin Bertelsen and A …
- Chemical engineering senior to present research on Capitol Hill
Kristen Hietala, a senior majoring in chemical engineering, has always been interested in the natural environment around her. “When I was little, I used to get Ranger Rick, a kids nature magazine,” sh …
- Imperial Barrel Award team qualifies for international finals
A team of graduate students from Colorado School of Mines took first place in the Rocky Mountain section of the Imperial Barrel Award Program, earning a spot in the world finals this May. More than 25 …
- Kroepsch wins 2019 AAG Professional Geographer Award
Adrianne Kroepsch, assistant professor of humanities, arts and social sciences at Colorado School of Mines, is the co-winner of the 2019 Professional Geographer Award from the Energy and Environment S …
- Petroleum Engineering faculty win 3 regional SPE awards
The Petroleum Engineering Department at Colorado School of Mines won three of the nine technical awards given out this year by the Rocky Mountain Region of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE). …
- Higgins wins ASCE Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize
Christopher Higgins, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has been awarded the 2019 Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize from the America …
- 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 …