Physics colloquium-“Quantum-Coherent Silicon Electronics”

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Susan Coppersmith University of New South Wales Abstract: Silicon is an attractive materials platform for developing large-scale quantum computers because of its compatibility with classical silicon electronics and its potential for scalability.  This talk will discuss qubits made from quantum dots with multiple electrons in silicon/silicon-germanium heterostructures.  These qubits can be manipulated on nanosecond time […]

The Future of Natural Gas – Webinar

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Please join the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies – Public Utilities Commission as they welcome Payne Director Morgan Bazilian presenting at webinar titled The Future of Natural Gas on Thursday, November 5, 2020 from 9:05am – 9:40am (MT). TOPIC: THE FUTURE OF NATURAL GAS SPEAKER: DR. MORGAN BAZILIAN, DIRECTOR PAYNE INSTITUTE FOR PUBLIC POLICY HOSTED BY: COLORADO DEPARTMENT […]

Payne Institute Webinar: World Energy Outlook 2020

Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Laura Cozzi, Chief Energy Modeller, International Energy Agency (IEA), presenting World Energy Outlook 2020 on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 from 9:00am – 10:00am MT. TOPIC: World Energy Outlook 2020 SPEAKER: LAURA COZZI, CHIEF ENERGY MODELLER, INTERNATIONAL ENERGY AGENCY (IEA) HOSTED BY: THE PAYNE INSTITUTE FOR […]

RECs and Carbon Offsets — Webinar

Please join the Business Renewables Centre Canada and Payne Institute Senior Research Associate Sara Hastings-Simon present a webinar titled RECs and Carbon Offsets on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 from 11:00am – 12:00pm MT. TOPIC: RECs AND CARBON OFFSETS SPEAKER: PAYNE INSTITUTE SENIOR RESEARCH ASSOCIATE SARA HASTINGS-SIMON HOSTED BY: BUSINESS RENEWABLES CENTRE (BRC) TIME: TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2020 – 11:00AM – 12:00PM MT FORMAT: WEBINAR […]

Physics colloquium-“Taxonomy of Teaching Practices During Group Projects in Lab Courses”

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Dimitri Dounas-Frazer and Ira Ché Lassen Western Washington University Abstract: Compared to other formal learning environments in undergraduate physics programs, multiweek group projects in lab courses give rise to unique interactions between students, their peers, their instructors, and apparatus. What does teaching look like in these contexts? How do instructors change their teaching practices as […]

Talking Robotics: “Collaborative Surgical Robots: Optical Tracking During Endovascular Operations”

TALKING ROBOTICS - Mines new Robotics Program will hold the second of three discussions about current topics in robotics, based on articles in the September 2020 Robotics & Automation Magazine, a special issue titled "On the Horizon for Robotics and Automation 2021." You can see the Table of Contents here: https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/mostRecentIssue.jsp?punumber=100 (if on the Mines […]

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Healing Our Country Event: The Justice and Forgiveness Panel

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November 11, 2020 5pm: The REPARATION AND FORGIVENESS Panel with Norman Coultier, Shann Ray Ferch, and Marleen Ramsey: experiential event on leadership, forgiveness, charity, and race Details: Panel discussion on Forgiveness, Leadership, Equity with three experts in Forgiveness Scholarship BIO: American Book Award winner Dr. Shann Ray Ferch spent part of his childhood on the […]

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CCUS in Clean Energy Transitions – Webinar

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Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Samantha McCulloch, Head of CCUS Unit, International Energy Agency (IEA), presenting at webinar titled CCUS in Clean Energy Transitions on Thursday, November 12, 2020 from 10:00am – 11:00am (MT). TOPIC: CCUS IN CLEAN ENERGY TRANSITIONS SPEAKER: SAMANTHA MCCULLOCH, HEAD OF […]

Graduate Seminar Series

Berthoud Hall 1516 Illinois St., Golden

The Graduate Student Skills Seminar is Scheduled in a Virtual Format Topic: The Writing Hurdle: Best Practices for Thesis and Manuscript Writing (Successful and No-So-Successful Approaches) 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, […]

Water in Contemporary Literature and Film: Professor Paula Farca Faculty Book Talk

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Water is a symbol of life, wisdom, fertility, purity, and death. Water also sustains and nourishes, irrigates our crops, keeps us clean and healthy, and contributes to our energy needs. But a strain has been put on our water resources as increased energy demands combine with the effects of climate change to create a treacherous […]

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Towards a Just Transition – Webinar

Please join the University of Cambridge, UK as they welcome Payne Institute Director Morgan Bazilian for a webinar titled Towards a Just Transition on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 from 8:00am – 9:00am MT. TOPIC: TOWARDS A JUST TRANSITION SPEAKER: PAYNE DIRECTOR MORGAN D. BAZILIAN HOSTED BY: THE UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE, UK TIME: TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2020 – 8:00AM – 9:00AM […]

Unit-Level Analyses of the Power Sector – Webinar

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Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Steven J. Davis, JD, PhD, Professor of Earth System Science and Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Irvine, presenting at webinar titled Unit-Level Analyses of the Power Sector on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 from 12:00pm – 1:00pm […]

Physics colloquium-title to be announced

Joe Berry National Renewable Energy Laboratory Topic to be announced All lectures are via Zoom. If you would like to be invited to attend the colloquium via Zoom, please contact Dan Adams (daadams@mines.edu), Serena Eley (serenaeley@mines.edu), or Barbara Shellenberger (bpshellen@mines.edu) for the link.

Van Tuyl Lecture (Virtual): Dr. Lesli Wood, Colorado School of Mines

Berthoud Hall 1516 Illinois St., Golden

Lesli Wood, Colorado School of Mines Title: Elephants in Northeastern South America: The Origin and Evolution of Cross-shelf Valleys Feeding the Huge Discoveries in Offshore Guyana and Suriname Abstract: TBA Zoom Information TBA

Physics colloquium-“An Introduction to Optical Vortices and Topological Fluids of Light”

Mark Lusk (Colorado School of Mines, Department of Physics) Mark Siemens (University of Denver) Abstract: Hydrodynamic whirlpools have fascinated scientists for centuries, seeking to understand their individual structure, stability, and the ways in which they interact with one another. Who hasn’t marveled at tornadoes or watched as soap bubbles get sucked into the vortex of […]

Engineering and Capitalism: A Faculty Book Talk with Professor Carl Mitcham

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Earlier this year in Steps toward a Philosophy of Engineering I reviewed some 30 years of my effort to reflect critically on engineering. In the process it became apparent that one important missing element, in my work as well as in that of many others, was critical examination of the relationship between English speaking engineering […]

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Talking Robotics Number 3: Professors Tom Williams and Qin Zhu, “Cognitive Impact of Social Robotics” and “Do Robots have Race?”

TALKING ROBOTICS Number 3 - Join faculty and students from Mines' new Robotics Program as Professors Tom Williams and Qin Zhu talk about robots, race, and gender. TALKING ROBOTICS - Mines new Robotics Program will hold the third of three discussions about current topics in robotics, based on articles in the September 2020 Robotics & […]

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