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Zach Agioutantis Receives Rock Mechanics Award from SME

November 02, 2022

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

July 06, 2022

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

June 13, 2022

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.

Cassidy Crouch Awarded a Copper Club Scholarship

May 26, 2022

Cassidy Crouch, a Mining Engineering undergraduate student from Trenton, Ohio, was awarded a prestigious Copper Club scholarship for the 2022-2023 school year. 

Professional Engineers in Mining Seminar Scheduled for August 19, 2022

May 26, 2022

The 35th Kentucky Professional Engineers in Mining (PEM) Seminar will be held in person and virtually on Friday, August 19, 2022, at the Marriott Griffin Gate Resort in Lexington.

Mining Engineering Students Win First at Metallic Student Design Competition

April 01, 2022

Last month, undergraduate students from the department of mining engineering participated in the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration Metallic Student Design Competition in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Jack Groppo Selected for UK's 2022 Great Teacher Award

February 25, 2022

Jack Groppo, professor in the Department of Mining Engineering, was one of six University of Kentucky educators who were named 2022 Great Teachers by the UK Alumni Association. 

Fall 2021 Dean's List Includes 991 Engineering Students

January 11, 2022

To make a Dean’s List, a student must earn a grade-point average of 3.6 or higher and must have earned 12 credits or more in that semester, excluding credits earned in pass-fail classes.

The RescuKats Return with Heavy Hearts

November 22, 2021

The University of Kentucky RescuKats mine rescue team returned to in-person competition with heavy hearts following the passing of their beloved trainer and mentor Danny Knott.

Six Engineering Graduates Inducted into UK Hall of Distinguished Alumni

September 28, 2021

Hall of Distinguished Alumni inductees are honored for their meaningful contributions to the Commonwealth, nation and the world.