The unique structure of our department benefits our research efforts and provides students with unique opportunities for collaboration and multi-disciplinary understanding.

Research in geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering focuses on the understanding and characterization of the Earth's subsurface. Applied research is offered in areas of interest to the mining, petroleum, and geotechnical and environmental consulting industries. Fundamental research involves the development of new technologies and the  modeling of natural processes.

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