Bob Weimer Mines Geology Trail Tour

Berthoud Hall 1516 Illinois St., Golden

Bob Weimer Mines Virtual Geology Trail Tour Virtual Meeting information: Stephen A. Sonnenberg is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. A virtual field tour of the Bob Weimer Mines Geology Trail by Dr. Steve Sonnenberg, in honor of Dr. Bob Weimer. Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://mines.zoom.us/j/93972511822?pwd=MU9jeExMMmRWZ0c3Q0t4cnRJR2MxQT09 Password: 026183 Or iPhone […]

Graduate Seminar Series

Berthoud Hall 1516 Illinois St., Golden

The Graduate Student Skills Seminar is Scheduled in a Virtual Format Topic: Student-Advisor Communication: Accountability in Guidance, Mentorship, and Self-Reliance (Taking Control of Your Research) Virtual Meeting Information: Cheryl Ann Medford is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Graduate Seminar Series Time: This is a recurring meeting Meet anytime Join from PC, Mac, […]

Payne Institute Fall Webinar – Greening the Gas System

Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Payne Fellow Dr. Dolf Gielen, Director, IRENA Innovation Technology Center, presenting Greening the Gas System on Friday, September 11, 2020 from 9:00am-10:00am MT. TOPIC: GREENING THE GAS SYSTEM HOSTED BY: THE PAYNE INSTITUTE FOR PUBLIC POLICY TIME: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2020 9:00AM – 10:00AM […]

Van Tuyl Lecture (Virtual): Dr. Luk Peeters, CSIRO

Berthoud Hall 1516 Illinois St., Golden

Luk Peeters, CSIRO Navigating Groundwater Model Uncertainty Analysis Abstract: The design of a groundwater model is based on the model objective, the management or research question that the model seeks to address. Designing the uncertainty analysis of a groundwater models likewise needs to consider the objective of the uncertainty analysis; how the uncertainty in model […]

Payne Institute Webinar: Grid Resilience in the Face of Extreme Weather Events

Please join the Atlantic Council Global Energy Center and the Payne Institute for Public Policy on Monday, September 21 from 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. MDT for an engaging panel discussion on the challenges and opportunities for building increased grid resilience in the face of extreme weather events. TOPIC: GRID RESILIENCE IN THE FACE OF EXTREME […]

Restriction, Rationing and Responsibilities: The three R’s of pandemic ethics

The COVID-19 pandemic has generated numerous ethical challenges, from triage in the event of severe resource shortages, to ensuring the safety of essential workers, to saving lives while also preserving livelihoods. Dr Wynia will explore some of the most contentious issues faced and the most painful lessons learned for policymakers, the public, and frontline health […]

The Three Rs of Pandemic Ethics

Restrictions, Rationing and Responsibilities: the three R’s of pandemic ethics  The COVID-19 pandemic has generated numerous ethical challenges, from triage in the event of severe resource shortages, to ensuring the safety of essential workers, to saving lives while also preserving livelihoods. Dr Wynia will explore some of the most contentious issues faced and the most […]

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Physics colloquium-“The Life and Death of the Free Neutron”

Nadia Fomin University of Tennessee, Knoxville Abstract: Neutron beta decay is an archetype for all semi-leptonic charged-current weak processes. A precise value for the neutron lifetime is required for consistency tests of the Standard Model and is needed to predict the primordial 4He abundance from the theory of Big Bang Nucleosynthesis. Other parameters from neutron […]

Payne Institute Webinar: Energy vs. Climate – The New Hydrogen Economy: Pathway or Panacea?

Please join Payne Institute Senior Research Associate Sara Hastings-Simon, David Keith, and Ed Whittingham, on the Energy vs. Climate series for a webinar titled The New Hydrogen Economy: Pathway or Panacea? on Wednesday, September 23rd from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. MT. TOPIC: THE NEW HYDROGEN ECONOMY: PATHWAY OR PANACEA? HOSTED BY: ENERGY VS. CLIMATE, A PAYNE INSTITUTE […]

Power Planning in the Fragile and Conflict-Affected States

Please join the IGC (International Growth Centre) and the Payne Institute on Monday, September 28, 2020 at starting at 7:45am MT for a discussion on the State of Fragility. Payne Director Morgan Bazilian will speak on Power Planning in Fragile and Conflict-Affected States. TOPIC: POWER PLANNING IN THE FRAGILE AND CONFLICT-AFFECTED STATES SPEAKER: PAYNE DIRECTOR MORGAN BAZILIAN […]

Physics colloquium-“Mines Physics and the Solar Decathlon”

Tim Ohno Colorado School of Mines, Department of Physics Abstract:  A year ago, the Mines Physics Department led a student team to compete in Morocco in the inaugural Solar Decathlon Africa.  The engineering and science that lead to the victory in this project will be discussed, along with the tale of the international adventure that […]

Payne Institute and Alberta Power Symposium

Please join Payne Institute Senior Research Associate Sara Hastings-Simon presenting Achieving Net Zero: The Renewable Electricity Act and What to Do Now to Hit Emissions Targets at the Alberta Power Symposium on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 from 11:30am – 12:30pm MT. TOPIC: ACHIEVING NET ZERO: THE RENEWABLE ELECTRICITY ACT AND WHAT TO DO NOW TO HIT EMISSIONS […]

Payne Institute Webinar: The Possible Role of Natural Gas in Various Energy Transition Pathways

Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Dr. Tim Boersma, Non-Resident Fellow at the Columbia Center on Global Energy Policy, Director, Sustainability & Strategy Advisory, ABN AMRO, presenting The Possible Role of Natural Gas in Various Energy Transition Pathways on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 from 10:00am […]

Payne Institute Webinar: The Coming Energy Transformation: Drivers, Consequences, and Implications for Geopolitics

Please join the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) and the Payne Institute Director Morgan Bazilian for a presentation titled The Coming Energy Transformation: Drivers, Consequences, and Implications for Geopolitics on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 from 11:15am  – 12:00pm MDT. Morgan Bazilian will challenge you to consider our role as scientists and global citizens on the road […]

Reinventing Our Domestic Mineral Supply Chain in a Post-Pandemic World Webinar

Please join the RealClear Politics and the Payne Institute Director Morgan Bazilian on Thursday, October 1, 2020 from 8:30am – 9:30am MT for a webinar titled Reinventing Our Domestic Minerals Supply Chain in a Post-Pandemic World.  The webinar will be an in-depth conversation on the challenges facing the U.S.’ overreliance on mineral imports and domestic mineral production. […]

Graduate Seminar Series

Berthoud Hall 1516 Illinois St., Golden

The Graduate Student Skills Seminar is Scheduled in a Virtual Format Topic: Wellness Skills: Coping with Everyday Pressures in an Academic Environment (What’s Normal, What’s Not) Virtual Meeting Information: Cheryl Ann Medford is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Graduate Seminar Series Time: This is a recurring meeting Meet anytime Join from PC, Mac, […]

Contention in the Energy Sector – Webinar

–Please join the Colorado Energy Research Collaboratory as they host Payne Institute Director Morgan Bazilian for a webinar titled Infrastructure Part 1: Contention in the Energy Sector on Thursday, October 8, […]

Van Tuyl Lecture (Virtual): Lorena G. Moscardelli, Equinor

Berthoud Hall 1516 Illinois St., Golden

Lorena G. Moscardelli, Equinor Principal Researcher Geology Title: Deep-water Processes and Deposits, from Mass Transport Complexes in Eastern Offshore Trinidad to Mixed Siliciclastic-Carbonate Systems in Offshore Nova Scotia and a […]

Physics colloquium-“Computational 3D Fluorescence Microscopy”

Laura Waller University of California, Berkeley Abstract:  We describe a compact and inexpensive computational microscope that encodes 3D information into a single 2D sensor measurement, then exploits sparsity to reconstruct […]

Dr. Kevin Moore, Program Director, Robotics: “Unmanned Aerial Vehicle-Based Hazardous Materials Response”

TALKING ROBOTICS Number 1 - Join faculty and students from Mines' new Robotics Program as Professor Kevin Moore talks about robotics for hazardous materials response. Mines new Robotics Program will hold the first of three discussions about current topics in robotics, based on articles in the September 2020 Robotics & Automation Magazine, a special issue […]

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