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We would like to maintain a relationship with our alumni. We believe that an active alumni base is very important for the department.

Our alumni are essential in maintaining our presence in the engineering community. Alumni achievements and successes in the community enhance the department’s reputation and build support for the department. If your mailing or email address has chanced, please contact Geaunita Caylor at 859-257-2820 or

Distinguished Alumni

In 2010 the Mining Engineering Foundation established the Distinguished Alumni Award to honor outstanding individuals whose personal lives, professional achievements and community service exemplify the values and goals of the mining engineering profession, the Mining Engineering Foundation, and the Department of Mining Engineering.

The alumni recognized in previous years as distinguished alumni are listed below:

Distinguished Lecture Series

The distinguished lectures held at the Department of Mining Engineering since 2009 are as follows: