The PCMIA annually recognizes an individual for his/her exemplary contributions to minerals education.
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.
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.
Agioutantis is the first faculty member to represent the University of Kentucky on the editorial board of the publication.
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.
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.