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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. Charles Kocsis

Department Chair Charles Kocsis

Dr. Kocsis' office is located in the William Browning Building, room 313.  He can be contacted by phone at 801-581-7521 or e-mail


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


2021-2022 Undergraduate Enrollment  in Mining Engineering is 37. For live and historical enrollment data visit:

2020-2021 B.S. Degrees Awarded in Mining Engineering is 5. For live and historical graduation data visit:

Last Updated: 1/1/22