Virginia Tech Department of Mining and Minerals Engineering

Contact: Angelo Biviano

378 Holden Hall
Virginia Tech
445 Old Turner Street
United States

Tel: 5402316671


About Virginia Tech Department of Mining and Minerals Engineering

Virginia Tech’s Department of Mining and Minerals Engineering is one of the largest and most prominent mining-related programs in North America. It currently enjoys a reputation as a global leader in the field, with a stated mission to serve society through education and innovation that supports the safe, efficient, and environmentally responsible production of energy and mineral resources. The department houses world-class facilities in its newly renovated Holden Hall, with over 100,000 sq. ft. of cutting-edge research, teaching and advising space.

The Department is home to two renowned and highly productive research centers (the Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research, and the Center for Advanced Separation Technologies), and the faculty include globally recognized experts in mineral processing, geoenergy, and mine health and safety. The diverse research portfolio includes federal, state and privately funded projects, with annual expenditures averaging about $6,000,000 in the past eight years and a notable focus on capacity building and graduate student education.

The department’s contemporary curriculum is designed to shape future leaders possessing exceptional technical capabilities as well the soft skills needed for productive and impactful careers. The department is a three-time recipient of the University Exemplary Department award, most recently in 2021, for its focus on community and student well-being.

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