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Dr. Darryl Butt
Dr. Darryl Butt, Dean of the College of Mines and Earth Sciences and Professor of Metallurgical Engineering

Welcome to Metallurgical Engineering!

Awards Banquet

The department's 2019 Awards Banquet will be held on Tuesday April 16. To make a reservation, or call Sara at (801) 581-6386 by April 5.  You may bring a guest for $20.

Metallurgical Engineers transform metals into products useful for society. Metallurgists are constantly thinking of new ways to minimize waste, maximize energy efficiency, increase performance and facilitate recycling. Learn more!

What is Metallurgical Engineering: Mineral Processing, Extractive Metallurgy, Physical Metallurgy

Freshman Scholarship Application online

Continuing or Transfer Undergraduate Scholarship Application pdf

Graduate Application



Jan Miller Receives Award for International Cooperation

Xi Jiangpin and J D Miller

[January 2019]  Prof. Jan D. Miller, Ivor D. Thomas Distinguished Professor was awarded the 2018 International Science and Technology Cooperation Award of the People‚Äôs Republic of China; It was presented in the Great Hall at Tianemen Square by Xi Jiangping, President of the PRC.

Recent News

Jan Miller, winner of the IMPC Lifetime Achievement Award

Jan Miller receives Lifetime Achievement Award



 Ravi Chandran receives DOE awardRavi Chandran receives $440K DOE grant



Zak Fang elected to rank of NAI Fellow

 Weiping Liu, winner of Benvegno Memorial AwardWeiping Liu awarded Benvegno Memorial Scholarship


Message from the Chair

Mike chair
New Department Chair Michael Simpson talks about his vision for the department. Read more.

Outreach Programs

Are you a high school student or teacher interested in learning more about Metallurgical Engineering?  Learn about our Outreach Programs!


Questions? Frequently asked questions from prospective students, current students and faculty are found here.

Last Updated: 3/29/19