- Metallurgical engineering PhD wins Spring 2020 Rath Award
The honor, which recognizes the Mines doctoral graduate whose thesis demonstrates the greatest potential for societal impact, was presented during Spring 2020 Graduate Commencement on May 8.
- Vladan Stevanovic wins NSF CAREER Award for work to discover new metastable materials
"Why does this matter? If you are looking for the hardest material on Earth, and you don’t consider metastable states, you just missed diamond, which is the hardest material that we know."
- Mines professor emeritus wins IIW Yoshiaki Arata Award
Stephen Liu, who was awarded emeritus status in 2019, was recognized for his "outstanding achievements in fundamental research in welding science and technology."
- Mines wins first Materials Bowl three-peat in strong showing at TMS 2020
Mines has now won the competition, held every year since 2007, eight times — only one other school has won it more than once.
- Evody Tshijik Karumb: "Being a student at Mines in the metallurgical department has enabled me to work with some of the most renowned people in the field."
Why did you choose to come to Mines? What have you enjoyed most about being here? Mines was referred to me as one of the best schools for extractive metallurgy, and that was indeed the truth. Being a …
- From lithium for batteries to neodymium for wind turbines, mined materials remain essential to modern life
Colorado School of Mines researchers are tackling the question of how to meet demand for critical materials from many angles, from policy to production.
- Putting ‘Pepto’ into the belly of a boiler
Hao Zhang, assistant professor of computer science, and an interdisciplinary team of researchers are building a smart robot to inspect and repair power plant boilers.
- Mines researchers test how 3D-printed materials perform inside a nuclear reactor
Could 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, solve the difficulty of finding replacement parts for nation's aging nuclear plants?
- Mines students show materials knowledge, bladesmithing skills
Colorado School of Mines continued its traditional strong showing at the annual meeting of The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society, winning the Materials Bowl and taking second place in the Bladesm …
- Reversible protonic ceramic fuel cells able to store energy
Researchers at Colorado School of Mines have shown that protonic ceramic fuel cells can be used reversibly, both to efficiently generate electricity and to store that power in the form of chemical fue …