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UK and Kentucky Mining Institute to Host Kentucky State Mine Rescue Contests

The contests will begin each day at 8:00 a.m. at the Lexington Convention Center Heritage Hall. The public is welcome to attend.

Professional Engineers in Mining Seminar (PEM) Scheduled for September 6

The Professional Engineers in Mining Seminar (PEM) is scheduled for September 6 at the Clarion Hotel Conference Center North in Lexington.

Congratulations to our 2018-2019 Graduates!

This year’s mining engineering graduates were recognized at the 37th annual Mining Awards Dinner April 27, 2019 at Marriott Griffin Gate Resort and Spa in Lexington, Kentucky.

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

Student

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

Student

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

Alumni