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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.
- Parking spot tracker wins inaugural Campus Solar Challenge
LiveLot team says app and system of cameras and computers could eliminate discharge of 84 tons of carbon dioxide per year
- Metallurgical engineering PhD wins Spring 2020 Rath Award
The honor, which recognizes the Mines doctoral graduate whose thesis demonstrates the greatest potential for societal impact, was presented during Spring 2020 Graduate Commencement on May 8.
- Colorado School of Mines celebrates Spring 2020 Undergraduate Commencement
The virtual ceremony included many of Mines’ cherished traditions and new features aimed at helping the community feel connected during this challenging time.
- Mines grad student wins NSF quantum information fellowship
The Quantum Information Science and Engineering Network (QISENET) Triplets program provides up to three years of funding for quantum science research in collaboration with a leading technology company …
- 11 Mines faculty members honored for commitment to teaching, research, mentorship
Colorado School of Mines is proud to announce the winners of the 2019-2020 Faculty Awards for teaching and research excellence. The annual awards celebration, where the Office of Academic Affairs typi …
- Mines physics professor wins DOE Early Career Award
Assistant Professor Kyle Leach is among 76 scientists at universities and national labs across the country to win the prestigious award this year
- Mines librarian wins Fulbright to teach in China
Teaching and Learning Librarian Brianna Buljung will lecture next year at China University of Mining and Technology.
- Hildreth wins NSF CAREER Award for work to streamline post-processing in metal additive manufacturing
Post-processing – the labor intensive, detailed work that must occur after an additively manufactured part is printed before it is ready for use – currently accounts for 46 percent of the cost of meta …
President Johnson’s monthly newsletter is full of all the great things happening at Mines in the classrooms, research laboratories, athletics and beyond. Catch up on past issues here: