Check out photos from the 2018 Mining Engineering Awards Banquet!
See all the award winners at the 2018 Mining Engineering Banquet
The John E. Willson Distinguished Alumnus Award was established in 2000 to recognize graduates of the University of Utah’s Mining Engineering Program who have set high standards by their professional accomplishments and service to the mining industry. The 2018 John E. Willson Distinguished Alumnus is Dr. Michael K. McCarter. Kim graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.S. in 1965 and Ph.D. in 1972 both in Mining Engineering.
The Howard W. Eavenson Award is presented to Michael G. Nelson "for his contributions to coal mining and processing, in mining machine automation, mine ventilation, ground control, and mine health and safety.
The Ivan B. Rahn Award is presented to Michael K. McCarter "for his dedication and unmatched contributions to education in mining engineering for more than 40 years."
Mining Engineering Award Dinner Photos 2017 University Guest House - Douglas Ballroom April 19, 2017
Three new faculty members joined the department during the 2016-17 academic year.
The John E. Willson Distinguished Alumnus Award was established in 2000 to recognize graduates of the University of Utah’s Mining Engineering Program who have set high standards by their professional accomplishments and service to the mining industry. The 2017 John E. Willson Distinguished Alumnus is Mr. Waldemar (Wallie) E. Rasmussen.
Congratulations to the award recipients for 2017!
This student spotlight features our graduating seniors! Click to learn more about their future plans, as well as their favorite parts about the Mining Engineering Department.
Click to view details from the 2014 Mining Engineering Awards Banquet.
This year our department hosted our first mining poetry competition. The winner of this year's winner is Artem Simonyan! Click to read all of this year's entries.
Matterhorn sponsored a contest for Mining Engineering students at the U. Students participated in the contest by earning points through department involvement. The five students with the most points received a trip to Pennsylvania, custom made mining boots, and the opportunity to watch those custom boots be made in the Matterhorn factory.
The Society of Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration awards 7 Mining Engineering students scholarships totaling $17,500.
Our first student spotlight features Patrick Guild, a senior in the Mining Engineering Department.
The College of Mines and Earth Sciences invites you to come by our Alumni, Faculty, and Student Reception on Tuesday, February 25 from 5-7pm at the Salt Lake Marriott Downtown at City Creek.