Colorado School of Mines' Provost, Tom Boyd, announced that this year’s Fryrear Chair for Innovation and Excellence is Dr. Geoff Brennecka. Geoff is an Associate Professor in the Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Department. He received BS and MS degrees in...
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...
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...
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...
Dear Mines community, The Colorado Center for Advanced Ceramics (CCAC) is hosting its annual student conference on August 6th at the American Mountaineering Center. The conference is a great event to help graduate students grow as young scientific researchers, as they...
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...
Colorado School of Mines faculty were recognized for their research, teaching and mentorship at its annual awards celebration, held April 25 in the Student Center Ballrooms. Geoff Brennecka, associate professor of metallurgical and materials engineering, received the...
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...
Ryan O'Hayre, professor of metallurgical and materials engineering at Colorado School of Mines, was recently featured in an article in Science about a new breakthrough in the development of a midrange-temperature fuel cell that can run "warm enough for reactions to...
The new glass shop in the Hill Hall Foundry was recently featured by 9News Denver. In the segment, gaffer Jake Ivy, a PhD student in materials science, demonstrates glassblowing techniques and talks about the art and science of making the beautiful glass objects. Go...
Recent CCAC Thesis Defenses
Debora R. Barcellos de Oliveira
“Design of Perovskites for Solar Thermochemical Hydrogen Production”
Time: 4:00 PM
Location: Marquez Hall 106
Abstract: click below
“Critical Evaluation of Additively Manufactured Electrical Ceramics for Functionally Graded Materials Applications”
Time: 1:00 PM
Dr. Geoff Brennecka
Dr. Brian Gorman
Dr. David Diercks
“Ceramic Electrochemical cells for power generation and fuel production”
Abstract: Click Here
Dr. Ryan O’Hayre
Dr. Jianhua Tong
Dr. Neal Sullivan
Dr. Robert Braun
Dr. Huayang Zhu