|Contact Information for Mining Engineering Department|
|Website||Mining and Metallurgical Engineering|
|Location||Paul Laxalt Mineral Research
|Address||1664 N. Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89557-0173
The technology involves converting natural mineral resources into useful products for society. Using engineering principles, metallurgists process ores to concentrate, extract, and refine valuable components. They are also involved in the design, development and operational evaluation of metal components for structural and moving systems. Metallurgical engineers are trained in three areas:
Students will be assigned a faculty advisor upon entering the program by the department chairman. Changes in faculty advisor can be made at the request of either the student or the faculty member at any time. Advisement is required of all students prior to the start of each semester. It is the student's responsibility to discuss and adhere to the course of study agreed upon with the advisor.