CMI Education and Outreach in 2018

For National Engineer Week, high school students toured Colorado School of Mines, including the CMI exhibit at the Geology Museum

  • On Aug. 10-11, CMI¬†offered a workshop for 10 teachers to provide lessons developed by teacher researchers that centered on the CMI outreach toolkit. Link to more information
  • From May to June 2018, CMI at Colorado School of Mines hosted a teacher researcher to learn about and support work in recycling hard drives. Link to more information
  • On Feb. 16, to highlight National Engineers Week, CMI, Colorado School of Mines and Lockheed Martin mentored prospective students who are interested in STEM careers and the aerospace industry. The day started with lab tours and demonstrations hosted by the Critical Materials Institute, the Center for Space Resources, the Geology Museum and the Colorado Fuel Cell Center. During a mentoring luncheon, 28 Lockheed Martin engineers who are Colorado School of Mines alums joined 20 CSM students and 40 Colorado high school students.
  • To train and prepare professionals in the field, CMI offered a post doctoral/graduate student professional meeting at Colorado School of Mines, with grad/postdoc presenters from national laboratories and universities, Jan. 22-23 link to pictures

The CMI Winter Meeting at Mines included a poster session to feature research by postdocs and graduate students

Earlier CMI education and outreach: