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:

* Congrats to Will for succesfully defending his PhD in December. Best of luck in Boston developing batteries for A123 Systems.

* Welcome to Tatiane Gercina de Vilas, who joined the group in January after successfully passing her PhD qualifier. She will be working on developing catalytic membrane reactors for distributed hydorgen production.

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

* Congrats to recent alum Zhenyu Zhang for being named one of Forbes top 30 under 30 in Energy!

from the Mines Newsroom

*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