Research & Technology Transfer

Mines is a global leader in research and the advancement of technology.  In 2013, Mines received awards totaling more than $61.7 million with more than half funded by private industry and nearly half by federal and state agencies. Led by our world-class faculty, the research conducted at Mines enhances the educational experience of our graduates. Students have the opportunity to actively participate in research at every level of their education.  The research conducted at Mines spans many highly relevant areas with a specific focus on energy and environmental stewardship. Our facilities and partnerships with industry, national laboratories, other universities, funding agencies and international institutions enable us to maintain our cutting edge research and have a significant impact on real world problems.



Administration and Operations
210 Guggenheim Hall
1500 Illinois St.
Golden, CO 80401

Kirsten Volpi
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Chief Financial Officer

Nina Purschwitz
Executive Assistant to the 
Executive Vice President