- Four Mines research projects win Proof of Concept Awards
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 …
- Colorado School of Mines launches its first quantitative, data-driven undergraduate business degree
The Bachelor of Science in Business Engineering and Management Science will begin enrolling students in the fall of 2021.
- Study: Cost of oil and gas setbacks minimal but increase beyond 1,500 feet
Requiring 1,500 feet between oil and gas operations and buildings or waterways would have minimal impacts on oil and gas availability, according to a new study from the University of Colorado Boulder …
- Payne Institute for Public Policy, Oil and Gas Climate Initiative launch $1M partnership to develop new web platform to map gas flaring
The Global Gas Flaring Explorer platform, which will be publicly available in early 2022, will deliver improved monitoring, visibility and transparency in flaring volume data.
- 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.
- Sustainable supply of minerals and metals key to a low-carbon energy future
The global low-carbon revolution could be at risk unless new international agreements and governance mechanisms are put in place to ensure a sustainable supply of rare minerals and metals, a new acade …
- Making crowdworking more efficient, ethical, fair and trustworthy
Computer Science's Chuan Yue is leading a $1 million National Science Foundation project aimed at improving conditions for workers and job requesters alike on popular crowdsourcing platforms such …
- Mines professor to join White House Council of Economic Advisers
Ian Lange, assistant professor in the Division of Economics and Business, will serve as a senior economist focusing on energy and environmental issues.
- Under a watchful eye: Using nighttime lights to inform science and public policy
The Earth Observation Group is dedicated to the development of data products that use satellite imaging to provide valuable insights on gas flaring and volcanic activity, poaching, power outages and e …
- 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 received …