MICHAEL K MCCARTER

MICHAEL K MCCARTER portrait
  • McKinnon Endowed Chair, Mining Engineering, University of Utah

Biography

Education

  • Bachelor of Science 1965, Department of Mining Engineering, University of Utah
  • Doctor of Philosophy 1972, Department of Mining Engineering, University of Utah. Project: A Correlation of Strength and Dynamic Properties of Some Clastic Sedimentary Rocks

Honors & Awards

  • McKinnon Endowed Chair. University of Utah, 07/2011
  • Distinguished Service Award. Utah Mining Association, 2008
  • Outstanding Teaching Award. College of Mines and Earth Sciences, 06/2005
  • Honorary Member Status (Life Membership for outstanding service in education). Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Institute, 06/2004
  • Distinguished Member. Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, 02/2003
  • Annual Faculty Award (national recognition for teaching). 06/1999
  • Most Notable Research Publication, Minerals, Metals and Materials Society for Extraction and Processing Science, Coauthor with Dr. Brad Paul. TMS, 06/1994
  • Election to membership. Mining and Metallurgy Society of America, 06/1994
  • Outstanding Teaching Award. College of Mines and Mineral Industries, 06/1979
  • Magna Cum Laude. University of Utah, 06/1965

Affiliations

  • American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA), Member, 01/2010 - present
  • Seismological Society of America (SSA), Member, 01/2012 - present
  • Mining and Metallurgy Society of America (MMSA), Member and Officer, 01/1994 - present
  • International Society of Explosives Engineers (ISEE), Member, 01/1990 - present
  • Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Institute (RMCMI), Member, 01/1985 - present
  • Utah Mining Association (UMA), Member, 01/1985 - present
  • Society of mining Metallurgy and Exploration (SME/AIME), Member, 01/1963 - present