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Paul C. Johnson is the 17th President of Colorado School of Mines, in Golden, Colorado. MINES is world-renowned for producing highly sought-after scientists and engineers, innovations and objective analyses, especially in fields relevant to earth, energy and the environment. MINES enrolls about 6,000 students, offers nearly 50 degree programs, and conducts more than $60 million of research projects annually for industry and governmental agencies.
Only 30 chapters in the U.S. and Canada received the prestigious national award in 2020.
Two Mines PhD students and four recent graduates are among the 2020 winners of the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. The program, which started in 1952 shortly afte …
Spencer Fretwell will be working with Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory under Dr. Stephan Friedrich, deputy leader of the laboratory’s Rare Event Detection group.
The U.S. Department of Energy competition challenged student teams from across the U.S. to design and model optimized energy systems for multi-building districts.
The new initiative is bringing together more than 50 early-career scientists from the U.S. and Canada to tackle the pressing challenge of greenhouse gas accumulating in Earth’s atmosphere and oceans. …
Griffiths was recognized for his "important contributions in universally increasing the safety and economy of geotechnical engineering projects."
Fellowship in the professional society recognizes sustained and outstanding technical contributions to the science and technology of materials, interfaces and processing.
Colorado School of Mines associate professor Alfred William “Bill” Eustes III PhD ’96 has been honored with the 2020 Distinguished Achievement Award for Petroleum Engineering Faculty by the Society of …
President Johnson’s monthly newsletter is full of all the great things happening at Mines in the classrooms, research laboratories, athletics and beyond. Catch up on past issues here: