Dr. Steven Schafrik joined the Department of Mining Engineering in August 2017.
Congratulations to our 2017 Seniors — Austin Miller, Cory Murphy, Cole Childress, and Jae Hong Song — who placed first in the 20th Carlson Senior Design Competition.
DOE’s Office of Fossil Energy recently announced that the three projects have been selected to receive approximately $3 million for research aimed at producing salable rare earth elements from domestic coal and coal by-products. UK’s Department of Mining Engineering is a partner on one of those projects while UK’s Center for Applied Energy Research (CAER) is a partner on another project.
Mining Engineering senior Brooklynn Yonts has received the Maurice A. Clay Award from the University of Kentucky Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society.
Our SME student chapter successfully hosted a merit badge fair in the Mining and Minerals Building on Saturday April 15, 2017.
Our two Mine Rescue teams placed first and third in the April 1, SME Eastern Collegiate Mine Rescue completion held in Lexington.
The University of Kentucky Society of Women Engineers (SWE) has been named the 2016-2017 academic year Student Organization of the Year. Given the number of student organizations across campus, the award highlights SWE’s mission to stimulate women to achieve their full potential in careers as engineers and leaders
2017 Mining Foundation Distinguished Lecture: Mr. John Mansanti, 2017 SME President will give "A Rocky Mountain Hi!"
Please join us for this year's Mining Foundation Distinguished Lecture on Thursday, April 27 at the Marriott Griffin Gate Resort in Lexington.
The SME Eastern Collegiate Mine Rescue Spring Contest will be held on April 1, 2017 at the Clarion Hotel Conference Center-North (1950 Newtown Pike, Lexington, Kentucky 40511).