Welcome to the Wolden group at CSM. Our research interests focus on nanostructured thin films and materials for sustainable energy applications including thin film solar cells, catalytic membrane reactors, smart windows, and solid state batteries. Please click on the tabs above to view more information on current projects and people in the group.

Recent News

The latest news:

* Congratulations to Kevin for defending his PhD on all back contact perovskites. Best of luck setting the new record for tandem solar cells at your postdoc at Helmhotz-Zentrum Berlin. Prost!

* Congratulations to Rok for defending his PhD on catalytic membrane reformers. He was also awarded an Activate Anywhere Fellowship, which he will leverage as he takes the reigns as CEO of our startup Blaze Energy Technologies LLC.

* Sean & Kagan display their posters at the recent Rocky Mountain AVS meeting.








* A big thank you to Chevron for their generous donation to support our work in distibuted hydrogen production.

from the Mines Newsroom and the Web

*Recent alum Dr. Zhenyu Zhang named to 2023 Forbes 30 under 30 list!

*Team Green Ammonia Energy took the top prize at the GEFI Innov8x Challenge.

*Deborah wins the 2021 Rath Award for outstanding PhD thesis

*Announcement of ARPA-E Fusion Program

*Announcement of ARPA-E Hydrogen/Ammonia Program

*Kristin goes to Washington

Contact Information

Professor Colin Wolden
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Materials Science Program
Colorado School of Mines
Golden, CO 80401
Phone: 303-273-3544
Fax: 303-273-3730
Email: cwolden@mines.edu
Joint Appointment, National Renewable Energy Laboratory