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QUALITY COMES WITH EXPERIENCE


The Mining Engineering Department has been serving the Mining Industry for over 100 years, providing high quality education of mining engineers, impactful research and industry collaboration.

 

 

Dr. Michael Free

MEET THE DEPARTMENT CHAIR

Dr. Free's offices are located in the William Browning Building, room 313 and 417. You may schedue an appointment with him by phone at 801-581-3893 and 801-585-9798 between the hours of 8AM - 5PM or e-mail him anytime at michael.free@utah.edu 

 

DEPARTMENT CORE VALUES


 

Strong technical skills to enable effective problem solving and a desire for continued learning

 

 

A foundation for safety leadership and risk management

 

 

Fundamental business and people management skills

 

 

Respect for mitigating environmental impacts associated with resource extraction and utilization

 

 

A strong sense of ethical and moral responsibility and cultural awareness, and an understanding of obligations to stakeholders

 

 

The ability to work effectively with diverse groups of people

 

 

Written and oral presentation skills to effectively communicate projects, ideas and/ concepts

 

 

The capability to challenge current practices with intuition to visualize breakout ideas

 

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Last Updated: 6/29/20