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We are happy to announce that Dr. Jack Groppo, a long time collaborator with the Department, will now be a full Professor at our department starting in August 2016. Jack Groppo received BS and MS degrees in Mining and Minerals Engineering from Virginia Tech and a PhD in Mining Engineering from the University of Kentucky […]
The UK Mining Safety Team (rescUKats) placed first in the recent SME Eastern Collegiate Mine Rescue Contest Competition which was held on April 2, 2016, in Morgantown WV. The competition included teams from Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and Kentucky and UK received the 1st place award. Team members included Carson Chambliss, Cole Childress, Tim Kirby, […]
Mike Day will be awarded the 2016 Mining Engineering Foundation’s Distinguished Alumnus during the student awards dinner on Friday, April 22 at the Marriott Griffin Gate Resort in Lexington. Mike is a 1992 graduate of the University of Kentucky and currently holds the position of senior vice president of WV Technical Services for Blackhawk Mining. […]
The Mining Engineering student awards dinner honoring the 2015-2016 graduating class will be held Friday, April 22 at the Griffin Gate Marriott Resort in Lexington, Ky. The registration form is available here.
The 2016 Mining Foundation Distinguished Lecture —Mining Around the World—An Industry in Turmoil— will be presented by Mr. Steve Gardner, PE, SME-RM, 2015 President-The Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration at the Marriott Griffin Gate Resort, Lexington, Kentucky. The lecture will be held on April 21, 2016 and will start at 6:00 p.m. There will […]
Steve Gardner, PE, President and CEO of ECSI, LLC, is serving as 2015 President of the Society of Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (SME), a professional society with over 15,000 members in 100 countries representing scientists, engineers and professionals serving the minerals and mining industries. Steve has been an active member of SME since 1975 and […]