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Mining Engineering Students Win First at Metallic Student Design Competition

Last month, undergraduate students from the department of mining engineering participated in the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration Metallic Student Design Competition in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Jack Groppo Selected for UK's 2022 Great Teacher Award

Jack Groppo, professor in the Department of Mining Engineering, was one of six University of Kentucky educators who were named 2022 Great Teachers by the UK Alumni Association. 

Fall 2021 Dean's List Includes 991 Engineering Students

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.

Department Spotlights

Caroline Gerwig

When Caroline Gerwig discovered that UK not only offers a degree in mining engineering, but also the option to minor in dance, she was interested. But UK's scholarship offers closed the deal.

Diversity and Inclusion Mining Engineering


Abby Styer

As a high school senior, a University of Kentucky College of Engineering workshop altered the course of Abby Styer's life. Now, the mining engineering junior loves wearing a hard hat and blowing stuff up. 

Mining Engineering


Fadi Qutaish

If you had asked Fadi Qutaish (BSMNG ’12) 10 years ago where he would be today, he never would have guessed working as a mine engineer in the United States.

Mining Engineering