“We, the Colorado School of Mines community, are united by our commitment to our timeless mission of educating and inspiring students from all backgrounds and advancing knowledge and innovations, with the aspiration that our graduates, ideas, actions, and innovations will have a transformative impact on individuals and society, leading to shared prosperity and sustainable use of the Earth’s resources.”

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Strategic Plans

MINES at 150: We are building the MINES of the future today.

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

  • Mines team wins NASA RASC-AL deep space competition
    A team of Colorado School of Mines students won the grand prize at NASA's collegiate deep space competition, beating out 13 other undergraduate and graduate student teams from around the U.S. and …
  • ​Mines graduate student wins materials science prize
    Diptak Bhattacharya, a doctoral student in the Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Department, was named the winner of the 2018 Materials Literature Review Prize by the Institute of Materials, Min …
  • Two Mines students named Astronaut Scholars
    Two Colorado School of Mines students have been named Astronaut Scholars for the 2018-2019 academic year.  Anthony Nagygyor, a senior majoring in chemical engineering, and Connor Bray, a senior studyi …
  • Mines Robotics wins collegiate exoskeleton competition
    Students from Colorado School of Mines took first place in the 2018 Applied Collegiate Exoskeleton Competition, beating out teams from four other universities in the first-time event held May 5 at the …

Faculty Awards

  • Boyle selected for DOE Early Career Research Program
    Nanette Boyle, assistant professor of chemical and biological engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has been awarded funding through the U.S. Department of Energy’s Early Career Research Program. B …
  • Hedayat awarded DOE Early Career Research funding
    Reza Hedayat, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has been selected for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Early Career Research Program. Hedayat will …
  • New cohort of Daniels Fund Faculty Fellows named
    Six Colorado School of Mines professors have been named Daniels Fund Faculty Fellows for the 2018-2019 school year. Each professor will receive $5,000 to integrate ethics into their courses, developin …
  • Hancock honored for mentorship of women
    Kathleen Hancock, associate professor of humanities, arts and social sciences, has been honored for her mentorship of women in the field of international political economy. The Society for Women in In …