Faculty awards

Serena Eley, assistant professor of physics at Colorado School of Mines, has been honored with the 2021 Joseph A. Johnson III Award for Excellence from the American Institute of Physics and the National Society of Black Physicists.
Debra Carney, teaching professor of applied mathematics and statistics at Colorado School of Mines, has been named by the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) to its 2022 Class of AWM Fellows
Hao Zhang, associate professor of computer science, plans to use lessons from social psychology to increase the resilience and robustness of multi-robot systems.
Contact lenses that can selectively deliver therapeutic drugs, a “spoof proof” smart car key, and carbon-storing concrete are among the recipients of 2021 Proof of Concept Awards from the Mines Office
Paulo Cesar Tabares-Velasco, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has been honored with the Distinguished Service Award from the American Society of Heating
Nanette Boyle will join the research group of Harro Bouwmeester, chair of plant hormone biology at the Swammerdam Institute of Life Sciences, and teach a course on systems biology during the Spring 2022 semester.
The Office of Academic Affairs at Colorado School of Mines is proud to announce the winners of the 2020-2021 Faculty Awards for teaching and research excellence.
Williams will receive $549,999 over five years for his project, “Cognitively-Informed Memory Models for Language-Capable Robots,” which will apply lessons from cognitive psychology in hopes of developing working memory processes in robots.
“Quantum information science and technology (QIST) is at a crucial juncture,” said Carr, a professor of physics at Colorado School of Mines.
Acting as “artificial atoms,” quantum dots are used in widely ranging contexts, from tests of molecule formation to quantum computing.