Dr. Lance Roberts
Mining Engineering and Management Department
Office: MI 235B
Professors Roberts, Tukkaraja, McCormick, Brickey, and Allard.
Emeritus Professor Kliche
Mr. Rick Chancellor
Mining Engineering & Management Department
The Mining Engineering Department offers a non-thesis and thesis MS degree to students on-campus and through the Distance Education program. Requirements for the degree include 32-credits of coursework in either a technical track or management for the non-thesis option or 24 credits or coursework in either a technical or management track and 6credits of research for the thesis option. Current School of Mines undergraduates may be eligible for the new accelerated master’s program. Students have the opportunity to be involved in research with professors on projects such as equipment simulation, slope stabilization, mine ventilation, rock blasting excavation, coal dust control, underground mined cavern storage, and mineral economics. Faculty are actively engaged in the ongoing research through the Shale Research Initiative at Mines, along with projects at the Sanford Underground Research Laboratory in Lead, SD.