Students majoring in any of UK’s engineering disciplines are eligible to be Pigman Scholars. Candidates must be a resident of Kentucky and have financial need.
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.
Silva joined the department as an assistant professor in 2013 and maintains an active research group.
The Community Environmental Luminary Award is given in recognition of outstanding achievements in education and outreach.
Mining engineering professor Jack Groppo is spearheading an effort to turn domestic electronics waste into a Kentucky industry.
Silva and Agioutantis Receive $543,000 Alpha Foundation Project for Underground Mine Seals Integrity Assessment
The project is expected to start on November 1, 2020, and will span two years.
The chapter won the SME Outstanding Student Chapter Award and the Mineral Education Coalition Outstanding Student chapter awards for the 2019-2020 school year.
Attendees receive professional development credit which can be applied toward the requirement for maintaining professional engineering licensure.
Sottile, Schafrik, and Agioutantis receive $643,000 NIOSH Contract for Autonomous Shuttle Car Docking
The project began on September 1, 2020, and will span two years.
The project is titled, “Comprehensive atmospheric monitoring in underground coal mines: long term critical trend analysis and tablet-based communication.”