CCAC News

CCAC eNewsletter ~ Fall/Winter 2018

Our News... • CCAC Student Conference ~ 2018 • Featured CCAC Graduate Students ~ John Mangum and George Burton • 2019 CCAC Conference • AACCM meeting Held in Golden • CCAC Congratulates Our Summer Graduate! ~ Debora R. Barcellos De Oliveira • Colorado Section of the...

October 2018

PLAYING WITH FIRE: MINES STUDENTS LEARN THE ART AND SCIENCE OF GLASSBLOWING by Ashley Spurgeon | Oct 8, 2018, | Fall 2018, Feature Stories | one comment When many think of blown glass, images of master artisans and the delicate, colorful objects they shape from hot,...

David Diercks Awarded NSF MRI Grant

NSF posting of the award is available here:  https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1828454&HistoricalAwards=false     This Major Research Instrumentation project supports acquisition of a unique instrument for studying a variety of materials across...

CCAC eNewsletter ~ Summer 2018

Our News... • Congratulations Students • Two CCAC Students Named NSF Graduate Research Fellows • Annual Student Conference • TOF-SIMS Coming in July • For Sale! Keramos Glass • Glass Shop Featured by 9News Denver • CCAC Faculty Seminars • Geoff Brennecka Honored for...

O’Hayre, Duan and Others Publish in the Journal Nature

Protonic ceramic fuel cells are highly durable, fuel flexible Posted: May 9, 2018 Protonic ceramic fuel cells could one day be used to power off-the-grid cabins in remote locations, backup generators during natural disasters and more. In the first long-term study of...

Mines ranked second for return on investment by Money

Colorado School of Mines was ranked second in the nation on Money's list of public four-year colleges and universities with the highest return on tuition investment 20 years after graduation. According to Money, Mines graduates saw a $949,000 return on investment with...

4 Mines students named NSF Graduate Research Fellows

Four Mines students, including CCAC's Michael Knight and Rachel Sherbondy, received the 2018 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF), which provides three years of support for the graduate education of individuals who have demonstrated potential...


Recent CCAC Thesis Defenses


 Debora R. Barcellos de Oliveira
PhD Candidate

“Design of Perovskites for Solar Thermochemical Hydrogen Production”

Date: 7/16/2018
Time: 4:00 PM
Location: Marquez Hall 106

Abstract: click below


 Brandon Cox
Master’s Candidate

“Critical Evaluation of Additively Manufactured Electrical Ceramics for Functionally Graded Materials Applications”

Date: 4/2/2018
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: HH300

Abstract: click below

ADVISOR
Dr. Geoff Brennecka
COMMITTEE
Dr. Brian Gorman
Dr. David Diercks



Chuancheng Duan
PhD Candidate

“Ceramic Electrochemical cells for power generation and fuel production”

Date: 3/19/2018
Abstract: Click Here

ADVISOR
Dr. Ryan O’Hayre
COMMITTEE
Dr. Jianhua Tong
Dr. Neal Sullivan
Dr. Robert Braun
Dr. Huayang Zhu