Chair: Dr. Thomas Novak

With over $9 million in new funding for research projects in 2017, faculty members in the Department of Mining Engineering are at the forefront of next-generation mining technology and applications. Through funding from the U.S. Department of Energy, the Alpha Foundation and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, researchers are making advances in rare earth element recovery, autonomous underground mining systems that improve safety and mitigating damage from underground coal mine explosions.


Browse the Mining Engineering Collections:

Mining Engineering Faculty Patents

Mining Engineering Faculty Publications

Theses and Dissertations--Mining Engineering