Department of Mining & Minerals Engineering

Erik Westman

Professor, Department Head

B.S. Colorado School of Mines, 1986
M.S. University of Colorado, 1994
Ph.D. Virginia Tech, 1999


108A Holden Hall
Phone: (540) 231-7510


  • Ground Imaging
  • Reserve Estimation with Geographic Information Systems

Current and Past Research


  • MinE 2504 Introduction to Mining Engineering
  • MinE 4535/4536 Senior Design Project

Selected Publications


Faculty Profiles

Dr. Cheng Chen
Dr. Ellen Gilliland
Dr. Mario Karfakis
Dr. Michael Karmis
Dr. Gerald Luttrell
Dr. Kray Luxbacher
Dr. Bahareh Nojabaei
Dr. Nino Ripepi
Dr. Emily Sarver
Dr. Erik Westman
Dr. Roe-Hoan Yoon