Every Monday, the Mines community sets aside 30 minutes to learn more about racial equity in STEM. Orediggers unite to support an equitable and just campus community. Share what you're doing with others by using #OrediggersForEquity. Need some ideas? Check out Mines DI&A's advocates for racial equity resources.
Through interactive skill-building group work, this professional development opportunity discusses how to challenge microaggressions (unintentional slights or invalidations often directed toward members of underrepresented communities) when they arise and how to become agents of change. Workshop facilitated by Dena Samuels from Dena Samuels Consulting. Intended audience: Mines faculty, staff and students Register using the link […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Please join us for singer-guitarist and Mining Engineering graduate student Joe Bourgeois at the first-ever virtual Concerts at the Library event. A fan favorite at the Concert Series, Joe’s alternative sound is a combination of musicianship, meaningful lyrics and served up with a side of wry humor. Per Joe, “I have played a number of […]
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. […]
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, […]
Jim Pfaendtner of the University of Washington will give a talk on "Molecular Engineering and Design at the Bio/Nano Interface."
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. […]
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 […]
Paul Shearing of the University of College London will give a talk on "The Role of Advanced X-ray Characterisation in Understanding Degradation and Failure in Li-ion Batteries."
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 […]