Southern Illinois University - Carbondale

College of Engineering

Mining Engineering


Molecular Biology, Microbiology and Biochemistry program

Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

Carbondale, IL 62901

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Engineering Science, Mining Engineering

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Department has five well qualified faculty members and twelve staff members primarily engaged in research. The Department manages about $1,000,000 in external research funding annually. The research focuses on overcoming technical problems relating to the production and utilization of coal from the surrounding coal basin, such as sulfur content of typical Illinois coals, subsidence of undermined lands, utilization of coal combustion by-products such as fly ash, bottom ash, scrubber sludge, etc. The research activities of the faculty ensure that students are taught current, state-of-the-art mining engineering, science, and design.


The Graduate Program is non-accredited.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Fringe Rural Area

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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