Department of Mining Engineering

Department of Mining Engineering

University of Nevada, Reno, NV, USA

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering
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The B.S. Mining Engineering degree program is fully accredited and offers a variety of rigorous and interesting courses. The goal of the program is to train students qualified to perform the various functions typically exercised by mining engineers: plan, design, operate, and close mines. more »

Contact: Dr. Dan Taylor (775) 784-6922 dtaylor@mines.unr.edu
Master of Science in Mining Engineering
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The Department offers programs leading to the degree of master of science in mining engineering. The student can elect to pursue one of two program tracks at the graduate level. The first track is a traditional mining engineering program with specialization in various fields, such as computer applications, automation, mine design, mine ventilation, rock mechanics and material handling. The second track is an option in mineral economics with specialization in fields relating to mine management, operations research and mineral economics. more »

Contact: Dr. George Danko (775) 784-4284 danko@mines.unr.edu
Ph.D. in Geo-Engineering
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The Geological Engineering faculty of the Department of Geological Sciences and Engineering, along with the Department of Mining Engineering, offer an interdisciplinary Ph.D. degree in geo-engineering. Applications for this program may be submitted to either department. A broad range of dissertation research topics is envisioned for students from the Department of Geological Sciences and Engineering including soil and rock slope stability, rock mechanics, geologic fracture mechanics, volcano hazards, urban geo-engineering, aerospace remote sensing, pure and applied geomathematics/geostatistics, and planetary geomechanics. more »

Contact: Dr. George Danko (775) 784-4284 danko@mines.unr.edu

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