Colorado School of Mines Centers and InstitutesThe Centers and Institutes at Mines provide faculty and students with increased financial support, technical expertise, research facilities and equipment.
At Mines, two types of research centers focus on a variety of projects and challenges:
- Departmental centers focus on specific research projects within one area of expertise, and generally within one department. These centers typically support two to five faculty members and up to 15 students.
- Institutional centers explore large-scale projects that span multiple departments and areas of expertise. The institutional centers usually support up to 10 faculty researchers and as many as 40 students.