Welcome to the Division of Economics and Business at Mines. This website is your portal to learning about who we are and our educational and research missions. Our division has a long and distinguished history, and we continue this tradition of excellence today. We emphasize applied work devoted to public policy, industry decision making, entrepreneurship and innovation, especially as they relate to minerals and materials, energy, the environment, and technology. Whether you’re contemplating joining us in our mission, or just searching for more information about our activities, welcome!
- Pipeline sensors win The Wright Innovation Challenge
A “wearable” sensor array that could detect oil pipeline failures before they happen was the winner of The Wright Outdoor Innovation Competition. The Mines students behind Cipher Skin Orange receiv …
- Two startups founded out of inaugural Hacking for Defense
Colorado School of Mines offered Hacking for Defense (H4D@Mines) for the first time this semester and two of the inaugural student teams have already founded companies to further the national security …