Environmental engineering


Improving durability and developing alternative materials, with biochar, mine tailings and more, are among the research ideas being pursued by Civil & Environmental Engineering faculty.
Lauren O’Sullivan, one of 10 college students nationwide to win a $5,000 BHE Foundation CARES Scholarship, was recognized for being a “fierce advocate for trans and nonbinary representation and inclusion in historically male-dominant institutions and fields.”
Soils influence water quality, and they are critical to plant growth. However, it has been difficult to predict how plant growth and water quality would change in the wake of wildfires — until now, thanks to the work of Mines researchers.
The Office of Academic Affairs at Colorado School of Mines is proud to announce the winners of the 2021-2022 Faculty Awards for excellence in teaching, research and mentorship.
The Colorado School of Mines Board of Trustees has awarded promotions and/or tenure to 19 Mines faculty members for the 2022-2023 academic year. Additionally, five Mines faculty members were granted
The $360 million Cooperative Institute for Research to Operations in Hydrology aims to develop and deliver national hydrological analyses, forecast information, data and guidance to inform emergency management and water supply decisions.
Why did you choose to come to Mines? What have you enjoyed most about being here? I chose Mines because I knew I would receive a world-class engineering education that would help me acquire the skills
Why did you choose to come to Mines? What have you enjoyed most about being here? I came to Mines for the environmental engineering program. I wanted to learn from great teachers and be inspired by my
Concrete sewers and gutters are very efficient when it comes to moving water quickly. But Colorado School of Mines researchers are looking at integrating natural alternatives to the built environment to help purify and clean groundwater supplies.
A Direct Potable Reuse (DPR) system developed at Colorado School of Mines can help communities reuse water resources, as well as quickly restore local drinking water contaminated by fire and other disasters.