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

September 9, 2014

In its tradition of honoring high-achieving alumni, the Penn State College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS) has selected Jeffrey L.

August 26, 2014

The EMS Energy Institute has finalized its list of fall speakers for the Energy Exchange seminar series. All seminars are from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m....

August 26, 2014

The John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering (EME) is pleased to announce that Dr.

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