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Mar
10
2014

Mines student selected for Arecibo Observatory research

If you have seen the James Bond movie, GoldenEye, or played the Nintendo 64 video game, you might remember the radio telescope at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico. Mines mechanical engineering student Alexis Humann was selected for a 10-week News
Mar
07
2014

Mines presents hydraulic fracturing discussion

An informational event providing insight into the function and practice of hydraulic fracture stimulation in the oil and gas industry, “Hydraulic Fracturing: Facts and Fiction,” was presented by the Mines student chapter of the American Association News
Mar
07
2014

Mines battery research featured in Nature Communications

GOLDEN, Colo., March 7, 2014 – Researchers at Colorado School of Mines have discovered a breakthrough in the understanding of lithium ion batteries that may have important implications for future battery design. The research was recently reported in Press Release
Mar
07
2014

Mines student launches Project Positivity movement

Colorado School of Mines mechanical engineering student Emily Wong recently launched Project Positivity, a movement to spread positivity on campus. Wong leaves post-it notes with uplifting messages, encouraging quotes and jokes to make others smile News
Mar
05
2014

Mines to compete in second wind turbine competition

Colorado School of Mines will compete against nine other schools at the National Collegiate Wind Competition in May in Las Vegas. Teams will be showcasing a lightweight, transportable wind turbine that could power small electronic devices. Each team News
Mar
04
2014

President's Distinguished Lecture Series presents Ram Shenoy

GOLDEN, Colo., March 4, 2014 -- The President's Distinguished Lecture Series presents Ram Shenoy, chief technology officer of ConocoPhillips and member of the U.S. Secretary of Energy Advisory Board at 4 p.m., March 25, in the Student Center Grand Press Release
Mar
04
2014

Mines builds robot to increase safety in Abu Dhabi refineries

Mines students are working with Mechanical Engineering (ME) professor John Steele and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) professor Qi Han to build and develop a system to automate oil and gas processes through unmanned robots. News
Mar
04
2014

Graduate student conference provides research showcase

The Feb. 27-28 Conference on Earth & Energy Research gave graduate students the opportunity to practice presenting their research in a professional environment, while judges provided feedback. Last year, two undergraduates showcased their work, News

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