Underground Construction and Tunnel Engineering
Welcome to the world of underground construction and tunneling!
Colorado School of Mines offers the only graduate degree program in Underground Construction and Tunnel Engineering (UCTE) in North America. Our unique interdisciplinary M.S. and Ph.D. programs are offered jointly by the departments of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE), Geology and Geological Engineering (GEGN) and Mining Engineering (MNGN) providing students with a wide breadth of knowledge from diverse perspectives. In addition, we are proud to have faculty and student researchers involved from the mechanical engineering, petroleum engineering, electrical engineering, geophysics and computer science disciplines.
Underground Construction and Tunneling at Colorado School of Mines promotes and facilitates the research and internships integral to the UCTE degree programs. By working closely with industry, our research center strives to prepare future leaders in underground engineering.