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Zach Agioutantis Selected to Receive 2020 Stephen McCann Award

April 06, 2021

The PCMIA annually recognizes an individual for his/her exemplary contributions to minerals education.

Jhon Silva-Castro Assumes Responsibilities as Director of Graduate Studies

April 04, 2021

Silva joined the department as an assistant professor in 2013 and maintains an active research group.

PEIK, KIAC Receive Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet Award

March 09, 2021

The Community Environmental Luminary Award is given in recognition of outstanding achievements in education and outreach.

L. Stanley Pigman Scholarships Available to Eastern Kentucky Students

January 12, 2021

Students majoring in any of UK’s engineering disciplines are eligible to be Pigman Scholars. Candidates must be a resident of Kentucky and have financial need.

Zach Agioutantis Named Associate Editor of Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Journal

January 12, 2021

Agioutantis is the first faculty member to represent the University of Kentucky on the editorial board of the publication. 

Fall Semester Dean’s List Features 991 Engineering Students

January 11, 2021

To make a Dean’s List, a student must earn a grade point average of 3.6 or higher and must have earned 12 credits or more in that semester, excluding credits earned in pass-fail classes.

UK CAER, Mining Collaborate to Launch New, Sustainable Electronics Recycling Program

October 26, 2020

Mining engineering professor Jack Groppo is spearheading an effort to turn domestic electronics waste into a Kentucky industry.

Silva and Agioutantis Receive $543,000 Alpha Foundation Project for Underground Mine Seals Integrity Assessment

October 12, 2020

The project is expected to start on November 1, 2020, and will span two years.

UK SME Chapter Receives Two Awards

September 28, 2020

The chapter won the SME Outstanding Student Chapter Award and the Mineral Education Coalition Outstanding Student chapter awards for the 2019-2020 school year.

Kentucky Professional Engineers in Mining (PEM) Seminar to be Held Virtually September 11

September 07, 2020

Attendees receive professional development credit which can be applied toward the requirement for maintaining professional engineering licensure.