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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

  • Liu recognized for paper on welding metallurgy
    A Colorado School of Mines professor has been honored by the American Welding Society for a paper deemed the greatest contribution to the understanding of welding metallurgy published in the Welding J …
  • Leiderman receives grant from Army Research Office
    Colorado School of Mines Applied Mathematics and Statistics Assistant Professor Karin Leiderman is part of a team of researchers that has been awarded nearly $500,000 by the Army Research Office to st …
  • Faculty honored by Society of Exploration Geophysicists
    Two Colorado School of Mines professors were among those honored at the Society of Exploration Geophysicists’ annual meeting, held Sept. 24-29 in Houston. Petroleum Engineering Professor Manika Prasad …
  • Holley named ASCE Region 7 Outstanding Faculty Advisor
    A Colorado School of Mines alum and professor has been named 2017 American Society of Civil Engineers Region 7 Outstanding Faculty Advisor. Jeff Holley, assistant teaching professor of civil and envir …