WILLIAM PRATT ROGERS portrait
  • Associate Program Director - Mining Safety , Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health
  • Associate Professor , Mining Engineering
  • Assistant Professor, Mining Engineering
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Professional Service

  • Utah Mining Robotic Club Student Organization . Club Advisor. 05/01/2018 - present
  • Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration . Journal Editorial Board: Associate Editor . 03/05/2018 - present
  • College of Mines and Earth Science: . IT Resources Committee . 03/01/2018 - 01/10/2022
  • Society of Mining Metallurgy and Exploration . Safety and Health Division Chair . 02/26/2018 - 02/24/2020
  • University of Utah . Parking System and Public Transportation Advisory Committee . 04/01/2017 - 03/08/2020
  • Utah Labor Commission: Mine Safety Technical Advisory Council . Role: Voting member. appointed 2016-2018. 11/07/2016 - present
  • SME Safety and Health Division. Role: Secretary . My first year will be as secretary and will move up into programming chair and eventually division chair. 02/22/2016 - 03/22/2021

Honors & Awards

  • Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award. College of Mines and Earth Sciences, University of Utah, 05/08/2023
  • Faculty Recognition Award. Career and Professional Development Center, The University of Utah,, 03/19/2019

Internal Service

  • ACCESS Mentor. Mentor, 08/07/2023 - present. College service.
  • EDI Executive Committee . 08/07/2023 - present. College service.
  • CMES RPT Committee. Member, 08/07/2023 - present. College service.
  • Committee for Advancement of Inclusivity and Diversity (CAID). Member, 10/11/2021 - present. College service.
  • Computer Resources Committee . member, 10/10/2016 - present. College service.
  • Science / Engineering Day Planning Committee. member, 10/10/2016 - 10/10/2016. College service.

Outreach

  • Discover engineering: Presented at multiple high school on mining . 02/13/2023 - present
  • College of Mines and Earth Science: Discover Engineering Spring / 2022 Presented at multiple high schools for an information session on mining engineering . 02/15/2022 - present
  • College of Mines and Earth Science: Engineering Day presentations 11/13/2021 Presented to over 45 high schoolers on modern mining and automation . 11/13/2021 - 11/13/2021
  • Mining Engineering Department: STEM fair @ Salt Lake Community College: 10/2021 Set up and attended booth at Salt Lake Community College transfer day . 10/15/2021 - 10/15/2021
  • College of Mines and Earth Science: Engineering day presentations 11/22/2020 Presented to over 45 high schoolers on modern mining and automation . 11/21/2020 - 11/21/2020
  • Utah STEM Ecosystem, Salt Lake School District, 2020 - Present Participated in the grant development and education council member of the STEM ecosystem. Developed interactive mining technology and automation activities for education and outreach. 03/09/2020 - present

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