Top-class students. First-class faculty. World-class academics. EME is at the forefront of energy and minerals engineering education. Our vision is to help meet the world's energy needs through high-quality, innovative teaching, research, and service.

Providing a World Class Education

EME offers students the integrated learning experience needed to successfully meet the challenges of the rapidly evolving energy and minerals industries.

Leading Innovative Research

EME faculty consistently produce world-renowned research covering a broad range of energy-related disciplines from traditional fossil fuels to renewable energy sources and economic assessment.

Participating in Unique Learning Experiences

Whether you join one of our professional society student chapters or sign up to compete in an industry-sponsored contest, at EME, you can count on an adventure beyond the classroom. 

Educating the Next Generation of Energy Leaders

From around the world, students choose EME for our dedication to preparing our students for the 21st Century global energy market.

Achieving Your Potential

Success in the classroom followed by success after graduation. With careers in the private sector, academia, and government, our EME alumni shine in every division of the energy and minerals industries.

EME Education

EME Education

EME degree programs produce petroleum engineers, mining engineers, energy and geo‐environmental engineers, environmental systems engineers, health and safety professionals, fuel scientists, and energy and business professionals. We provide expert training to students who will address the delicate balance between societal needs for more energy and mineral resources and the management, health and safety, and environmental impacts associated with the production, processing and utilization of these resources.

Latest News

February 16, 2015

Dr. Ertekin and the Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering sadly report that Dr. Christopher J. Bise has passed away. Dr.

February 13, 2015

Gireesh Subramaniam Sankara Raman, graduate student in Mining and Mineral Processing has been awarded the SME Environmental Division Scholarship....

February 9, 2015

Derek Elsworth, professor of energy and geo-environmental engineering at Penn State, is among the 67 new members and 12 foreign associates elected...