Disability Technologies: Ethical Pitfalls and Social Responsibilities

Abstract: People often talk about designing for disabled people as engineering in a humanitarian mode, and designers are lauded for their work to help people when it concerns disability technology. There is resistance to how this work is cast from the disability community. Our community often sees projects developed without rich engagement with the relevant […]

Payne Institute Webinar: Transforming Oil/Gas Companies to Energy Companies: The New Narrative?

Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Advisory Board Member Dr. Atul Arya, Chief Energy Strategist at IHS Markit, presenting Transforming Oil/Gas Companies to Energy Companies: The New Narrative? on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 from 10:00am – 11:00am MT. TOPIC: TRANSFORMING OIL/GAS COMPANIES TO ENERGY COMPANIES: […]

Physics colloquium-“Understanding the Brain with Adaptive Optics”

Emily Gibson University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus Abstract: Understanding how the brain’s complex neural networks perform critical functions and govern behavior, cognition and intuition is a key goal of neuroscience and can lead to improved treatment for various neurological disorders. The development of new tools for studying the brain is critical in this effort. […]

Climate Change, Disability, and Equity: An Evening with Alex Ghenis

As climate change and our understanding of it progresses, it is clear that we will need to reduce our emissions and adapt to new environments and economies. People with disabilities are affected in unique ways by climate change, but are too often left out of plans and actions by stakeholders. Ghenis will contextualize how people […]

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, 2020 from 10:00am – 11:00am MT. TOPIC: INFRASTRUCTURE PART 1: CONTENTION IN THE ENERGY SECTOR HOSTED BY: COLORADO ENERGY RESEARCH COLLABORATORY TIME: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2020 – 10:00AM […]

Mines@Catalyst conversation with Veloce Digital – SmartTab

Join us for the conversation with Veloce Digital - SmartTab , a digital medicine company to know about their smart injectables and how they transform into ingestibles for oral biologics and the progress as a startup in the future of digital medicine on Thursday, October 8th, 2020 at 12:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. Join Zoom […]

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 Bit More Abstract: According to NASA, only between 5 to 15 percent of the seafloor has been surveyed by traditional sonar techniques. In contrast, Mars […]

Payne Institute Webinar: National Oil Companies: Roles, Governance and Risks in a Changing Future

Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Patrick Heller, Advisor, Natural Resource Governance Institute, Senior Visiting Fellow, Center for Law, Energy & Environment, U.C. Berkeley Law School, presenting National Oil Companies: Roles, Governance and Risks in a Changing Future, Tuesday, October 13, 2020 from 11:00am-12:00pm(MT). […]

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 the volume with good resolution across a large volume.  Our system uses simple hardware and scalable software for easy reproducibility and adoption. The inverse algorithm […]

Felon: A poetic and immersive play — A discourse on race, incarceration, justice.

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R. Dwayne Betts will present an excerpt of the solo show that he is developing based on "Felon." The work engages with the contemporary moment, mass incarceration, and the challenges of having a complicated conversation about crime, punishment, and sorrow in contemporary America. This presentation essentially takes place in three parts. First, there is the […]

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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Countdown to Climate Change – Webinar

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Please join the Countdown TEDx Calgary Webinar Series as they welcome Payne Institute Senior Research Associate Dr. Sara Hastings-Simon on a TEDx Calgary presentation titled Countdown to Climate Change on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 from 7:00pm – 9:00pm (MT). TOPIC: COUNTDOWN TO CLIMATE CHANGE SPEAKER: DR. SARA HASTINGS-SIMON, PAYNE INSTITUTE SENIOR RESEARCH ASSOCIATE HOSTED BY: COUNTDOWN TEDX CALGARY WEBINAR SERIES TIME: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER […]

Saudi Arabia Foreign Policy Priorities, Vision 2030 and the Response to COVID in the Kingdom – Webinar

Virtual Event CO

Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy as we welcome Prince Musab Al-Saud, Director – Office of Political and Congressional Affairs, The Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Washington, DC for a webinar titled Saudi Arabia Foreign Policy Priorities, Vision 2030 and the Response to COVID in the Kingdom on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 […]

Engineering Climate Action: Solutions to Combat Climate Change in Ireland

Please join Engineers Ireland and Morgan D. Bazilian present at the virtual National Conference titled Engineering Climate Action: Solutions to Combat Climate Change in Ireland on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 from 2:00am – 10:00am MT. TOPIC: ENGINEERING CLIMATE ACTION: SOLUTIONS TO COMBAT CLIMATE CHANGE IN IRELAND SPEAKER: PAYNE INSTITUTE DIRECTOR DR. MORGAN D. BAZILIAN HOSTED BY: ENGINEERS IRELAND TIME: WEDNESDAY, […]

Oil Demand Metamorphosis from COVID-19

Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 from 9:00am – 10:00am. MT as we welcome Jamie Webster, Senior Director, BCG Center for Energy Impact, for a webinar titled Oil Demand Metamorphosis from COVID-19. TOPIC: OIL DEMAND METAMORPHOSIS FROM COVID-19 SPEAKER: JAMIE WEBSTER, SENIOR DIRECTOR, BCG CENTER FOR ENERGY IMPACT HOSTED BY: PAYNE INSTITUTE FOR PUBLIC POLICY TIME: WEDNESDAY, […]

Nurturing Global Engineering Education During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Webinar

The Payne Institute for Public Policy and the Humanitarian Engineering Program at Colorado School of Mines are pleased to host a webinar featuring members of the NSF Partnerships for International Research and Education Program (PIRE) Responsible Mining, Responsible Communities project discussing Nurturing Global Engineering Education During The COVID-19 Pandemic on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 from […]

Is the Expansion in the Global LNG Industry Compatible with Paris Climate Targets?

Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Fellow Arvind P. Ravikumar, Assistant Professor of Energy Engineering, Harrisburg University, presenting a webinar titled Is the Expansion in the Global LNG Industry Compatible with Paris Climate Targets? on Thursday, October 22, 2020 from 12:00pm – 1:00pm MT. TOPIC: IS […]

Graduate Seminar Series

Berthoud Hall 1516 Illinois St., Golden

The Graduate Student Skills Seminar is Scheduled in a Virtual Format Topic: Time Management: Insights from Current and Past Graduate Students (Establishing Successful Routines) 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, Linux, […]

Are ‘Nature-Based Solutions’ a Natural Policy Choice? – Webinar

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Please join Payne Institute Senior Research Associate Sara Hastings-Simon, David Keith, and Ed Whittingham, with special guest Mark Tercek, former president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy and co-author of “Nature’s Fortune: How Business and Society Thrive by Investing in Nature.”on the Energy vs. Climate series for a webinar titled Are “Nature-based Solutions” a natural policy choice? on Friday, […]

Physics colloquium-“Data-Driven Studies of Magnetic Two-Dimensional Materials”

Trevor Rhone Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Abstract: When the dimensionality of an electron system is reduced from three dimensions to two dimensions, new behavior emerges. This has been demonstrated in gallium arsenide quantum Hall systems since the 1980’s, and more recently in van der Waals (vdW) materials, such as graphene. This talk will discuss the behavior […]

BLACK NATURE: An Evening with Camille T. Dungy

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Camille Dungy will feature poetry and environmental writing in her discussion and reading that will focus on nature, race, and writing. Her anthology of black writers, Black Nature, was published last year and is a historical look at black writers and writing about the environment. Zoom Link: BLACK NATURE: An evening with Camille T. Dungy

Black Nature: Race and the Environment

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Join the Hennebach Program in the Humanities for a night with award-winning author and poet and professor Camille T. Dungy; her reading and book discussion will feature poetry and environmental writing devoted to questions of nature, race, and writing as a black academic in our current culture. Her anthology of black writers, Black Nature, was […]

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Energy Efficiency as an Energy Resource: Webinar

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Please join the Mines Natural Resources & Energy Policy Master’s Program (NREP), Mines Sustainability Group, and Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome […]

Nature, Race, and Writing

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Born to a Filipino mother and Malayali-Indian father, Aimee Nezhukumatathil (neh-ZOO / koo-mah / tah-TILL) is the author of four books of poetry: Oceanic; Lucky Fish, winner of the Hoffer […]

BIPOC Nature: Race, Nature, and Writing

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Aimee Nezukhumatathil’s most recent book “World of Wonders” is an exploration of race, motherhood, gender, and the natural world. Professor Nezhukumatathil’s reading and discussion will feature poems and essays devoted […]

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bp Energy Outlook – 2020 Edition

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Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Fellow Michael Cohen, Chief U.S. Economist and Head of Oil Analysis at bp, presenting […]

Van Tuyl Lecture (Virtual): Dr. Julie Rowland, University of Aukland

Berthoud Hall 1516 Illinois St., Golden

Julie Rowland, University of Aukland Title: Aotearoa New Zealand’s Metal-transfer Superhighway and the Golden Trigger Abstract: Like many Pacific rim countries, Aotearoa New Zealand's mineral endowment is intimately linked to […]