The Department of Atmospheric Sciences is the leading program in the Intermountain West for education and research to understand the impacts of society on the Earth's atmosphere.
MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERINGThe Department of Materials Science and Engineering allows students to engage in developing new materials or upgrading the use of basic materials that will fit in the highly technological world that we live in.
GEOLOGY AND GEOPHYSICSGeoscientists study the Earth’s physical structure and substances and the wild processes that act on them. They also research the most economic and sustainable ways to utilize the Earth’s resources. Reflecting the complexity of the natural world in which they work, most geoscientists possess interdisciplinary skills and work in teams with other scientists whose expertise complements their own.
As a Mining Engineer, your career can be part of the solution, addressing the future resource demands and needs of the world. The Mining Engineering program prepares graduates to design, operate, manage, and reclaim mines and mining facilities in a profitable, safe, and environmentally responsible manner.