Department of Mining & Minerals Engineering

Ellen Gilliland

Assistant Professor

B.S. Geophysics, University of Oklahoma, (year)
M.S. Geosciences, Virginia Tech, (year)
Ph.D. Mining Engineering, Virginia Tech, 2016


Room, Holden Hall
Phone: (540) 231-2258

Expertise/Areas of Interest

  • Geophysical monitoring and design
  • Seismology
  • Carbon management, reservoir characterization, hydraulic fracturing
  • Domestic and global energy policy

Current and Past Research

  • Carbon storage / Enhanced gas recovery


  • MinE 4554 Mining Engineering Leadership

Selected Publications