Nevada knows Mining & Metallurgical Engineering

Demand for mining and metallurgical engineers is at an all-time high in Nevada and around the world with students receiving multiple job offers and a median salary of *$97k.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics 2021 median salary data

Department news

Isabel Peñaloza Araujo poses for the camera. She has dark hair, wears glasses and a blue Mackay polo, smiling.

Faces of the Pack: Isabel Peñaloza Araujo

As a first-generation Latina in mining, Isabel Peñaloza Araujo feels proud of her accomplishments, especially as an international student in the U.S. She is well on her way to accomplishing plenty more

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Sustainable resource management research the focus of new open-access journal

Metallurgical Engineering professor Ehsan Vahidi to serve as associate editor of Frontiers in Sustainable Resource Management

Melissa Harmon smiles, wearing a blue top under a black blazer.

Paving the Wolf Pack Way: Melissa Harmon

Paving the Wolf Pack Way is a series of stories showcasing Wolf Pack Way alumni from the College of Science.