Department of Mining & Minerals Engineering

Michael E. Karmis

Stonie Barker Professor
Director, Virginia Center for Coal & Energy Research

B.S. Strathclyde, 1971
Ph.D. Strathclyde, 1974

Contact

Department of Mining and Minerals Engineering

103 Holden Hall
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Phone: (540) 231-7057
Fax: (540) 231-4070

Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research

460 Turner Street, Suite 304
Blacksburg, VA 24060
Phone:(540) 231-5273
Fax: (540) 231-4078

Email: mkarmis@vt.edu

Expertise

  • Sustainable Development of Mineral and Energy Resources
  • Rock Mechanics
  • Mining Systems
  • Energy Systems

Current and Past Research

  • Carbon Sequestration
  • Ground Control
  • Subsidence Engineering
  • Environmental Impacts of Mining
  • Mine Systems Design
  • Health and Safety

Courses

  • MinE 4514 Health, Safety and Risk Management
  • MinE 5035-36 Advanced Ground Control
  • MinE 4554 Mining Engineering Leadership Seminar
  • ENGR 1814 Energy, Resources, Development and the Environment

Selected Publications