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Zach Agioutantis Receives Rock Mechanics Award from SME

Zach Agioutantis, chair of the University of Kentucky Department of Mining Engineering, has received the Rock Mechanics Award from the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME).

Thomas Novak to Retire after 12 Years of Service

After nearly 12 years of service at the Department of Mining Engineering, Thomas Novak will retire this summer.

Spring 2022 Dean's List Includes 910 Engineering Students

The University of Kentucky has released its Dean's List for the Spring 2022 semester. A total of 8,602 students were recognized for their outstanding academic performance – 910 were from the College of Engineering.

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