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May
01
2014

Five teams selected as Senior Design Trade Fair winners

To kick off Alumni Weekend, the College of Engineering and Computational Science (CECS) hosted the Senior Design Trade Fair on April 24 in Lockridge Arena. Seventy alumni judges evaluated 42 design teams as they presented their projects. Teams were News
Oct
23
2013

Electron microscope atom probe boosts energy research

Researchers at Colorado School of Mines are discovering ways to make longer lasting lithium batteries and new ceramics for armors, windows and fuel cells. “The possibility for opening up new applications in energy are huge,” Metallurgical and News
Dec
06
2012

Renewable energy lessons from the real world

As it’s often said, the real world can be the best classroom. That’s precisely the idea behind an assignment students in Teaching Professor Chuck Stone’s ENGY 320 Renewable Energy course received: to individually design their own field trips to News
Oct
31
2012

Engineering a quantum leap in solar power

Take a look at a solar panel on a sunny Colorado day and, if you’re like most people, you won’t see much more than a blinding glare. Mark Lusk sees wasted opportunity. “I see that glare and feel how hot the panels on my roof get and say, ‘What a News
Aug
02
2012

Undergrad leadership through initiative

Sit down and talk with Mines undergraduate student Paul Levi Miller and you will notice right away he is very enthusiastic about science. “I like science a lot, but I also like science that can help people,” said Miller, a senior engineering physics News
Jun
29
2012

From lab to solar leader: The story of Mines, NREL and PrimeStar

October 2011 was an exciting month, not only for Mines, the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) and the state of Colorado, but for solar energy in general. Coming off the purchase of Colorado-based PrimeStar Solar, Inc., General Electric (GE) News
Jun
19
2012

Key to Super Collaborations? Supercomputing

This is a story of humans and hardware. What happened when professors, tops in their different fields of energy research, gained campus access to a world-class supercomputer? The story began four years ago with the institutional vision to bring a News