Faculty awards


Iris Bahar, professor and head of the Computer Science Department at Colorado School of Mines, has been recognized with a 2022 University of Illinois Distinguished Alumni Award.
Kevin Cash, associate professor of chemical and biological engineering at Colorado School of Mines, is among the 21 early career researchers on 10 multidisciplinary teams to receive funding through
Jon A. Leydens, professor of humanities, arts and social sciences at Colorado School of Mines, has received the Sterling Olmsted Award from the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE).
Endowed by Mines alum Ben Fryrear ‘62, the chair recognizes and supports highly accomplished Mines faculty members working to further the vision and mission of the university.
A Colorado School of Mines professor is among the inaugural cohort of experimental physicists to receive a grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.
John G. Speer, American Bureau of Shipping Endowed Chair for Metallurgical and Materials Engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has been awarded the​​ International Federation for Heat Treatment and
Jeff Ackerman, teaching associate professor of mechanical engineering, and colleagues at Purdue University won $1 million for the EASI RIDER – Efficient, Accessible and Safe Interaction in a Real Integrated Design Environment for Riders with disabilities.
Jennifer Miskimins, professor and head of the Petroleum Engineering Department at Colorado School of Mines, has been awarded the 2022 Distinguished Achievement Award for Petroleum Engineering Faculty
Patrick R. Taylor, professor emeritus of metallurgical and materials engineering at Colorado School of Mines, will be honored with an honorary symposium by The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society
Jeff Holley, teaching associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has been named the 2022 Region 7 Outstanding Faculty Advisor by the American Society of