The BSE Program
Our team is dedicated to promoting inclusiveness and respect among students, faculty, staff, and stakeholders in everything we do. We believe that people, with their creativity, varied intellectual capabilities, sentiments, beliefs, and cultural traditions, are the central players in understanding complex problems and scoping just, viable solutions.
To change the way engineering is taught, learned and practiced, including what it means to be an engineer and how engineers define and solve problems through flexible degree offerings and programs focused on real-world design experiences that emphasize the social, economic, and environmental contexts of engineering.
To engage in research, education, and outreach that inspires and empowers engineers and applied scientists to become innovative and impactful leaders in sociotechnical problem definition, solution, and design. EDS graduates change the world around them by promoting sustainability, socially-responsible engineering, and justice in their workplace and their communities through the technologies they develop.
- Mines launches new master’s degree program
Colorado School of Mines has launched a new master’s degree program that will apply a unique, multidisciplinary social science lens to natural resources and energy issues, preparing students for caree …
- Student-designed solar system park gets funding commitment
A solar system learning park designed by a group of Mines students could soon come to life in Denver’s Northeast Park Hill neighborhood. The students of Team Naztek designed the scaled solar system …
- Cornerstone Design projects propose novel ways to upcycle
A durable, easy-to-install roofing shingle made from waste ceramics and grocery store plastic bags was the top project at the Fall 2017 Cornerstone Design Final Competition on Dec. 6. A total of 24 st …
- Solar disinfection system wins CECS Fall Capstone Design Fair
A solar-powered water disinfection system for use in rural Uganda was awarded first place in the College of Engineering and Computational Sciences’ Fall Capstone Design Trade Fair on Dec. 5. Team Ugan …