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[Jan 28 2015]

Mines organization, employee receive Golden Chamber of Commerce awards GOLDEN, Colo., Jan. 28, 2015 – Colorado School of Mines took home two awards at the Golden Chamber of Commerce luncheon Jan. 15. The Student Activities Office ...more

[Jan 22 2015]

Mines professor partners in $14.4M Australian Centre for Geotechnical Science and Engineering GOLDEN, Colo., Jan. 22, 2015 – Colorado School of Mines Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor D. Vaughan Griffiths serves as the sole non-Australian ...more

[Jan 22 2015]

ME student breaks barriers as pro female kart racer Sabré Cook, a sophomore mechanical engineering student at Colorado School of Mines, is the only female with a professional kart racer license and is one of ...more

[Jan 21 2015]

Mines helps found the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation GOLDEN, Colo., Jan. 21, 2015 – The Department of Energy and a consortium of 122 companies, nonprofits, and universities including Colorado School of Mines, ...more

[Jan 20 2015]

Mines celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan. 19 GOLDEN, Colo., Jan. 20, 2015 –The President’s Committee on Diversity hosted an annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Breakfast on Jan. 19 in the Student Center ...more

[Jan 19 2015]

Mines student group receives award to promote physics at area K-12 schools GOLDEN, Colo., Jan. 19, 2015 –The Colorado School of Mines Society of Physics Students (SPS) chapter was awarded the “2014-15 Future Faces of Physics Award” ...more

Eye tracking system may modernize robotic surgeries

Mechanical Engineering professor Xiaoli Zhang and graduate student Songpo Li have developed a gaze-contingent-controlled robotic laparoscope system that can help surgeons better perform laparoscopic surgery.

“Using this system, the surgeon can perform the operation solo, which has great practicability in situations like the battlefield and others with limited human resources,” Li said. READ MORE

 

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