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

May 19, 2016

Joseph Abrahamson, a Penn State energy and mineral engineering doctoral candidate, was selected to receive the Federal Aviation Administration’s (F...

April 28, 2016

Two students will represent the spring 2016 graduating class for the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS): Kyle Johnson, an environmental sy...

April 27, 2016

A paper written by Michael Cavazza, a Schreyer Scholar majoring in petroleum and natural gas engineering, won first place in the Eastern North Amer...