17 Notable alumni of
Colorado School of Mines

The Colorado School of Mines is 1810th in the world, 635th in North America, and 599th in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 17 notable alumni from the Colorado School of Mines sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Shane Carwin

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    Shane Carwin
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1975-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    mixed martial artist
    Biography

    Shane Bannister Carwin is an American former mixed martial artist who competed in the Heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He is a former Interim UFC Heavyweight Champion.

  2. George Saunders

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    George Saunders
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1958-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    translatoressayistteacherprofessorjournalist
    Biography

    George Saunders is an American writer of short stories, essays, novellas, children's books, and novels. His writing has appeared in The New Yorker, Harper's, McSweeney's, and GQ. He also contributed a weekly column, American Psyche, to the weekend magazine of The Guardian between 2006 and 2008.

  3. Antônio Ermírio de Moraes

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    Antônio Ermírio de Moraes
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    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1928-2014 (aged 86)
    Occupations
    authorbusinessperson
    Biography

    Antônio Ermírio de Moraes was a Brazilian billionaire businessman and the chairman of the Votorantim Group, one of the country's largest companies, focused on metals, paper, cement and frozen orange juice. He was the grandfather of IndyCar Series driver Mario Moraes.

  4. Derrick Jensen

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    Derrick Jensen
    Years
    1960-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    novelistwriterenvironmentalistphilosopher
    Biography

    Derrick Jensen is an American ecophilosopher, radical environmentalist, and anti-civilization advocate. Jensen has been called "the poet-philosopher of the ecological movement."

  5. Wendell Fertig

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    Wendell Fertig
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1900-1975 (aged 75)
    Occupations
    civil engineerengineer
    Biography

    Wendell Fertig was an American civil engineer, in the American-administered Commonwealth of the Philippines, who organized and commanded an American-Filipino guerrilla force on the Japanese-occupied, southern Philippine island of Mindanao during World War II.

  6. Purnomo Yusgiantoro

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    Purnomo Yusgiantoro
    Born in
    Indonesia Flag Indonesia
    Years
    1951-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    academic
    Biography

    Purnomo Yusgiantoro is an Indonesian politician who is the former president-secretary general of OPEC, former Indonesian Minister of Energy for three presidents, and former Minister of Defense in the Second United Indonesia Cabinet.

  7. Sao Kya Hseng

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    Sao Kya Hseng
    Born in
    Myanmar Flag Myanmar
    Years
    1924-1962 (aged 38)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Sao Kya Seng or Sao Kya Hseng was a politician, a mining engineer, an agriculturalist and the last Saopha of Hsipaw State, Myanmar, from 1947 to 1959.

  8. John P. Allen

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    John P. Allen
    Years
    1929-.. (age 92)
    Occupations
    explorer
    Biography

    John Polk Allen is a systems ecologist, engineer, metallurgist, adventurer, and writer. Allen is a proponent of the science of biospherics and a pioneer in sustainable co-evolutionary development. He is the founder of Synergia Ranch, and is best known as the inventor and director of research of Biosphere 2, the world's largest vivarium and research facility to study global ecology. Biosphere 2 set multiple records in closed ecological systems work, including degree of sealing tightness, 100% waste and water recycle, and duration of human residence within a closed system (eight people for two years). He is also involved with forestry and reforestation in Puerto Rico where he owns a 1000 acre Mahogany tree farm at Patillas.

  9. Frank Shakespeare

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    Frank Shakespeare
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1925-.. (age 96)
    Occupations
    diplomatbusinessperson
    Biography

    Francis J. Shakespeare is a former American diplomat and media executive. He was the president of CBS Television before entering public service. He served as the United States Ambassador to Portugal from 1985 to 1986 and the United States Ambassador to the Holy See from 1986 to 1989. He now serves as an honorary member of the board of trustees for The Heritage Foundation.

  10. Randy A. George

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    Randy A. George
    Years
    1964-.. (age 57)
    Enrolled in the Colorado School of Mines
    Graduated with master's degree in economics
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Randy Alan George is a United States Army lieutenant general who serves as the Senior Military Assistant to the United States Secretary of Defense, succeeding Bryan P. Fenton. He most recently served as Commanding General of I Corps. Prior to that, he served as the Special Assistant to the Vice Chief of Staff of the United States Army. Raised in Alden, Iowa, George earned a B.S. degree from the United States Military Academy in 1988. He later received a master's degree in economics from the Colorado School of Mines and a second master's degree in international security studies from the Naval War College.

  11. Joseph Robert Wright, Jr

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    Joseph Robert Wright, Jr
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1938-.. (age 83)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Joseph Robert Wright, Jr. currently works in business. Prior he used to work in the United States government as the Director of the Office of Management and Budget for president Ronald Reagan.

  12. William M. Ketchum

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    William M. Ketchum
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1921-1978 (aged 57)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    William Matthew Ketchum was a U.S. Representative from California.

  13. Arden L. Bement, Jr

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    Arden L. Bement, Jr
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1932-.. (age 89)
    Occupations
    engineer
    Biography

    Arden Lee Bement Jr. is an American engineer and scientist and has served in executive positions in government, industry and academia.

  14. Charles Arthur Banks

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    Charles Arthur Banks
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    New Zealand Flag New Zealand
    Years
    1885-1961 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    entrepreneurpolitician
    Biography

    Charles Arthur Banks, was the 17th Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia.

  15. Craig Thompson

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    Craig Thompson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1986-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Craig Thompson is an American soccer player who currently plays for Real Colorado Foxes in the USL Premier Development League.

  16. Jan Miller

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    Jan Miller
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1942-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    chemistengineermetallurgist
    Biography

    Jan Dean Miller is an American engineer, currently Distinguished Professor of metallurgical engineering and Ivor D. Thomas Endowed Chair at University of Utah.

  17. Souad Naji Al-Azzawi

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    Souad Naji Al-Azzawi
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    Iraq Flag Iraq
    Years
    1953-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    academicscientistprofessorpostdoctoral researcheruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Souad Naji Al-Azzawi is an Iraqi environmentalist & academic researcher in various engineering disciplines, in addition to having established and assisted in the establishment of multiple research & academic institutions in Iraq. She is the first Arab to receive the Nuclear-Free Future Award, with has more than 50 published scientific papers on topics ranging from water desalination, nuclear waste management, and Depleted Uranium contamination among others and is a distinguished member of the Iraqi scientific community.