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- Mines team wins mining and sustainability case competition
A team of graduate students from Colorado School of Mines took first place in an international case competition focused on mining and sustainability. The team of Phillip Ruban, Alex Campbell, Emil …
- Two Mines students rank in Top 500 on Putnam math exam
Colorado School of Mines had its best team placement and individual placement in school history on the 2017 William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition, the preeminent undergraduate mathematics com …
- Mines economics team takes 2nd in energy case competition
A team of Colorado School of Mines graduate students earned second place in the Columbia University Energy Symposium’s 3rd Annual Case Competition on Feb. 1. The team of August Steinbeck, Phillip Ruba …
- Innovation reigns supreme at 2018 Newmont Challenge
The 2018 HackMines Newmont Innovation Challenge will take place Feb. 3, with student teams collaborating to solve problems centered around two themes: finding mineral deposits that have thus far elude …
- Mines awarded $3M from ARPA-E for fuel cell research
Colorado School of Mines has been awarded $3 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) to develop a first-of-its-kind hybrid power gener …
- Liu receives fellowships from two international organizations
Stephen Liu, professor of metallurgical and materials engineering and director of the Center for Welding, Joining and Coatings Research at Colorado School of Mines, has been named a fellow of two inte …
- Jessica Smith wins 2018 WSSA Distinguished Book Award
A Colorado School of Mines professor has been awarded the 2018 Western Social Science Association Distinguished Book Award. Jessica Smith, associate professor of engineering, design and society and co …
- Carreón honored by magazine for innovative research work
Moisés Carreón, associate professor of chemical and biological engineering at Colorado School of Mines, was one of 10 successful Mexican personalities in the United States featured in the September 20 …