Faculty awards


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
Jenifer C. Shafer, professor of chemistry at Colorado School of Mines, has been named a fellow of the American Chemical Society (ACS).
The highly selective junior faculty award supports promising early-career faculty members in the chemical and life sciences to foster the invention of methods, instruments, and materials that will open up new avenues of research in science.
The special award recognizes individuals who have made a specific technical contribution to exploration geophysics, such as an invention or a theoretical or conceptual advancement.
Jamal Rostami, Timothy J. Haddon/Alacer Gold Chair in Mining Engineering, has been honored with the 2022 Outstanding Educator Award from the Underground Construction Association (UCA), a division of
Four Mines professors will teach, conduct research and carry out professional projects around the world over the coming year after being selected as Fulbright Scholars.
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.