What is Mining Engineering at WVU like?
Mining engineering includes exploration, extraction, processing, transportation, marketing, sales and utilization of mineral resources. Professionals are well-versed in mining and geology and also in the principles of civil, electrical and mechanical engineering as they apply to the mining industry.
The Mining Engineering program is designed to produce a professional capable of designing and managing a modern surface and/or underground coal, metal and/or non-metal mining operations.
Our Department features state-of-the-art laboratories, including rock mechanics, mine ventilation, mineral processing and surface mining labs.
Mining Engineering program highlights:
At a Glance
Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources
Department of Mining Engineering
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