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President's Office

President's Office

President's Office

President's Office

President's Office

President's Office

Meet the President

Paul C. Johnson is the 17th President of 鶹ӳ, in Golden, Colorado. MINES is world-renowned for producing highly sought-after scientists and engineers, innovations and objective analyses, especially in fields relevant to earth, energy and the environment. MINES enrolls about 6,000 students, offers nearly 50 degree programs, and conducts more than $60 million of research projects annually for industry and governmental agencies.

鶹ӳ Mission

OurSTEM-focused education and research producethe talent, knowledge and solutions to serve industry and benefitsociety – all tocreate a more prosperous future.It’s the mission 鶹ӳ was founded on 150 years ago and where we continue to excel today.We’re a community of innovative leaders and resilient problem-solvers who revel in challenges and work together in order to engineer solutions on Earth and beyond.

Nearing 150

With 2024 in sight, we’re making great progress on the 鶹ӳ@150 plan.

Student Awards


  • 鶹ӳ teams had a great showing at the 2024 All in Steel competitions, taking the top prize in one challenge and runner-up in another.

  • The 鶹ӳ-ACC team beat out collegiate automotive powerhouses across North America for the first honor of the three-year competition. In this first year, teams were judged on the design of their elect …

  • 鶹ӳ students in the Spring 2024 Cornerstone Design Competition took on the challenge to make existing objects more useful and less wasteful.

  • Three 鶹ӳ students have been awarded the U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study or intern abroad during the 2024-2025 academic year. Pame …

Faculty Awards


  • Mooney was honored for his work on Northeast Boundary Tunnel in Washington, D.C.

  • Lu was included in the 2024 class for his research on understanding soil behavior

  • Three 鶹ӳ faculty members have been granted the title of University Distinguished Professor and University Distinguished Teaching Professor for 2024-2025, the highest honorific title that can be con …

  • Lori Tunstall, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at 鶹ӳ, has received a National Science Foundation CAREER Award for her work on improving concrete durabi …

Success By The Numbers

Jobs Accepted by Industry

Chart of jobs accepted by industry

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positive outcomes for MS graduates, 2019-20

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positive outcomes for BS class 2019-20

Jobs Accepted by Location (MS Graduates)

US map of jobs accepted by 鶹ӳ graduates