Top Choice for Career-Oriented Mining Engineering Students
(QS World University Rankings)
Students in the Spotlight
Mining Challenges and Success
MGE Students Earn First Place In Mine Design CompetitionThe University of Arizona’s mine design teams have been consistently ranking in the top three for the past several years. We have a tight-knit group of undergraduate students who are passionate about everything they do. - Moe Momayez, Interim Department Head and David and Edith Lowell Chair in Mining and Geological Engineering
Christopher Deuel was on a team of six students that took second place in a 2018 international student design competition. Eighteen teams developed mine plans for the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration/National Sand, Stone and Gravel Association event.One of the things about any industry is you’re not always going to have help. You’re going to have to rely on what knowledge you have, what experience you have and your ability to research to produce a plan.
Business of Mining
Alyssa Hom interned with global mining consultant Behre Dolbear and Arizona-based Sundt Construction before graduating in 2016. Now she’s a project engineer at McCarthy Building Companies.My UA classes provided a general understanding of the U.S. mining industry, but it wasn’t until I completed my internship that I understood the financial aspects of global mining.