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Grad Student Position in Mining, Mechanical, or Geological Engineering

Apply NOW for a competitively-funded PhD research assistantship in numerical modeling of mine ventilation. Must have BS and MS degree in Mining Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Geological Engineering.  This an ongoing reserch project.


Geology and Geological Engineering PhD

The Geology and Geological Engineering PhD degree program emphasizes the completion of a dissertation that makes a unique and significant research contribution.  Students may specialize in either geology (which includes paleontology) or geological engineering, each of which has different background and program requirements.  

Photo - GEOL, GradEd, HomestakeDoctoral students work with faculty mentors to develop a specialized program of study in an active research area within the department, including ground water, water quality and resources, environmental resource protection, geologic hazards, geotechnical/engineering geology, energy and mineral resources, environmental and exploration geophysics, geochemistry, petroleum geology, sedimentation/stratigraphy, mineralogy/petrology, geodynamics, GIS/remote sensing, paleontology or structure/tectonics.

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