On Saturday October 28, 2017, the UK RescUKats competed in the SME-Eastern Collegiate Mine Rescue Organization National Contest and received first place in the smoke room competition, second place in the mine rescue competition, and first place overall (combined). Six teams participated in this competition. The UK RescUKats, one team from Penn state, two teams […]
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The upcoming Muckgrass Cup competition will be held on November 4, 2017 at the Nally and Gibson Mine in Georgetown, KY. DON’T miss this opportunity! It is a great day out and fascinating to watch OR participate! It’s a short drive to Georgetown (why not carpool with a group!) and you will be supporting the […]
Three graduate students from the Department of Mining Engineering at UK received scholarship support from the International Society of Explosives Engineers (ISEE). Pictured here from left to right: Dr. Tom Novak (chair), Lifeng Li, Abhinav Sharma, Ravi Chandan Ray, Dr. Jhon Silva (student advisor), Dr. Zach Agioutantis (student advisor).
A number of UK undergraduate and graduate students received support from the Woman’s Auxiliary to the AIME (WAAIME). Pictured here front row, left to right: Xinbo Yang, Laura Steeves, Wenjie Pitcock, Chandler Absher, Kitty Agioutantis (WAAIME Scholarship Committee); back row, left to right: Debbie Novak (WAAIME Scholarship Committee), Andrew Click, Brooklynn Yonts, Trevor Rosania, Jonathan Oldham, […]
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.
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 […]