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Dr. Darryl Butt
Welcome Dr. Darryl Butt as the New Dean of the College of Mines and Earth Sciences

Welcome to Metallurgical Engineering!

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

Undergraduate Scholarship Application

Graduate Application



Recent News


Zak Fang elected to rank of NAI Fellow

jake selgado 

Jake Salgado wins the University of Utah Veteran of the Year Award

Mike Free

Prof. Free receives DOE grant to develop lithium isotope separation




Awards Banquet

If students wish to bring a guest to the Awards Banquet, the charge is $20.  Pay at the department's UMarket store.  Award recipients may bring one guest at no charge.

Purchase Class Notes

Pay for class notes for MET E 3530: Experimental Techniques in Metallurgy, $15.25, on the university's UMarket site, prior to picking the book up in the department office. See Kay or Sara.

Roger and Dawn Crus Center

New Student Advisory System Coming

Starting this fall, there will be a new faculty-driven undergraduate advisory system.  Details will be announced soon.

Message from the Chair

Department Chair Dr. Misra
Department Chair Mano Misra gives an update of recent department events. 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: 4/3/18