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Mining & Geological Engineering

This section of the college news site gathers stories that feature the faculty, students, staff and programs of the UA Department of Mining and Geological Engineering. For detailed information about all other aspects of MGE, please visit the department website.

Mining & Geological Engineering News

mining team

Mining Engineering Students Rock National Design Competition

Copper state team wins silver at mining competition.
Andrea Achilli

College of Engineering Welcomes 12 New Faculty

The College of Engineering is growing: A dozen faculty were added in the 2017-2018 academic year, with more on the way next year.
Mine workers

Startup Licenses UA-Invented Mining Sensor Network

At the core of the system is the ability to sense a miner's location and body temperature, predict potential problems and recommend steps to avert health risks.
engineering student

Tucson Tech Expo Showcases New and Expanding Firms' Innovations

Tucson is attracting firms in such industries as mining and commercial space operations thanks in part to the abundance of engineering talent at the University of Arizona.