Tom Gallmeyer wins GVSETS 2019 Best Paper Award

PhD student Thomas Gallmeyer won the Best Paper Award at GVSETS 2019. The 11th annual GVSETS & APBI (Ground Vehicle Systems Engineering and Technology Symposium and Advanced Planning Briefings for Industry) was hosted by the Michigan chapter of the National Defense Industrial Association Aug. 13–15 in Novi, Michigan. Tom’s paper is titled “Systematic Development of […]

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Stebner is visiting researcher at ICYS in Japan

Dr. Aaron Stebner spent the summer as a visiting researcher at the International Center for Young Scientists (ICYS) at the National Institute for Materials Science in Tsukuba, Japan. Read the interview about Stebner’s research and his views on the future of materials.

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Mines partners with Adam Savage to build 3D-printed Iron Man suit

Mines’ Advanced Manufacturing Program Director Craig Brice and several of his students worked with Adam Savage on an episode of “Savage Builds,” a brand-new series premiering on the Discovery Channel on June 14. The series is all about extreme and innovative engineering challenges. Brice partnered with ADAPT member company EOS to design and build a […]

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Beam Team students win GRADS awards

Congratulations to Beam Team PhD students Sean Mills and Nathan Johnson for winning awards at CSM GRADS 2019! Mills won best poster presentation and Johnson won best oral presentation. GRADS (Graduate Research and Discovery Symposium) is an event designed by graduate students for graduate and undergraduate students doing cutting-edge research at Mines. Participants practice their […]

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Beam Team presents at TMS 2019

Beam Team students and faculty presented their latest research findings at TMS 2019 in San Antonio, Texas, the week of March 11. Monday, March 11 10:00–10:30, Room 221A: “Modeling process-structure-property relationships in additively manufactured alloys with machine learning and materials informatics” (Branden Kappes, ADAPT Operations Director) 5:30–7:00, Poster Session, Hall 3: “Poster #D-21: In situ characterization of […]

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3D experiments shed new light on shape memory alloys

Posted on Mines Newsroom at http://www.minesnewsroom.com/news/researchers-elucidating-unknown-shape-memory-alloys Check out the recognition of our shape memory work in the March 2019 issue of Science!  Shape memory alloys are well known for their remarkable properties —superelasticity, shape memory and actuation allow them to be crumpled up and then spring back to a “remembered” original shape. But the advanced material remains […]

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Nathan Johnson awarded additive manufacturing fellowship by LANL

Nathan Johnson was awarded a fellowship by Los Alamos National Laboratory to study and model rapidly solidifying alloys. The fellowship was awarded for Nathan’s research with the Alliance for the Development of Additive Processing Technologies (ADAPTSM). Nathan’s work focuses on characterizing the formation of microscopic grains that form as metals solidify. These in situ investigations […]

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Dylan Cousins defends thesis on advanced thermoplastic composites

Congratulations to Beam Team PhD candidate Dylan Cousins for successfully defending his thesis, “Advanced Thermoplastic Composites for Wind Turbine Blade Manufacturing.” Dylan’s research characterized rheological and kinetic control of infusible thermoplastic resins via concentration and molecular weight alteration for more effective fabrication of wind turbine blades. His research shows that thermoplastic wind turbine blades are […]

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NextGen fellowship in materials informatics a success

This article was adapted from a Mines Newsroom post on Aug. 9, 2018. Materials informatics is the next frontier of materials science, taking computational and machine learning tools and applying them to characterizing and discovering materials. A group of Colorado School of Mines students spent their summer getting a hands-on introduction to the burgeoning field, […]

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Bucsek research chosen for cover of Acta Crystallographica Section A

The September cover article for Acta Crystallographica Section A is a study published by researchers from Colorado School of Mines and the Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source. Dr. Ashely Bucsek, recent Mines grad and current postdoctoral fellow at University of Minnesota, and Dr. Aaron Stebner of Mines are two of the five co-authors on the study titled “Measuring […]

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