Emily Sarver
Emily Sarver
Associate Professor, Mining and Minerals Engineering, Virginia Tech

My research is increasingly focused on the monitoring, characterization, and abatement of respirable dust and diesel particulates in underground mines. I also work on other environmental and social aspects of natural resource development, including public-private partnerships for sustainable development of mining communities.

FOE provided an incredible chance to network with a diverse group of engineers and collectively ponder how we might contribute to solutions for some of the biggest challenges facing society. I found the entire symposium to be engaging and walked away with so many new ideas and inspiration. I am really grateful for the opportunity.

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