The 2017 Kentucky State Mine Rescue Competition will be held in Lexington KY between August 21 and August 23, 2017. The event program is available here.
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Dr. Josh Werner joined the Department of Mining Engineering in August 2017 as an Assistant Professor. Dr. Werner received his PhD in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Utah. His research expertise is in the design, performance and process control of extractive metallurgical systems, with an emphasis in hydrometallurgy.
The 2017 PEM seminar will be held on September 15, 2017 at Marriott Griffin Gate in Lexington. The agenda and registration information is available here. More information is available here.
Dr. Steven Schafrik joined the Department of Mining Engineering in August 2017. Dr. Schafrik received BS, MS and PhD degrees from the Department of Mining and Minerals Engineering at Virginia Tech. He is an expert in Mining Systems and Computer Applications for the Mining Industry.
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. Every year, the competition is supported by Carlson Software.
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 […]
University of Kentucky mining engineering alumnus Mike Day, who graduated in 1993, has been appointed to the position of executive vice president & chief operating officer for Patriot Coal. He has held several upper level positions since joining the company. Mike is an executive board member of the Kentucky Coal Association and the University of […]
Dr. Zach Agioutantis comes from Athens, Greece, but is no stranger to the United States. He is an alumnus of the Department of Mining and Minerals Engineering at Virginia Tech, with which he has had an ongoing collaboration since his graduation. After Virginia Tech, Dr. Agioutantis moved to his homeland, Greece, and joined the newly-founded […]