Center for Underground Construction and Tunneling short courses are designed for industry professionals including owners, planners, designers, contractors, consultants and suppliers involved in the planning and construction of underground, tunneling and mining projects. Registration is now open for our annual short courses on Underground Grouting and Ground Improvement (May 1-5, 2017) and Tunneling Fundamentals, Practice and Innovations (September 18-21, 2017). Our courses combine classroom instruction with hands-on labs and demonstrations, creating unique opportunities to learn, network and earn CEUs. Space is limited—register today!

Who We Are

We are a collaborative, interdisciplinary group of faculty and students from the departments of civil & environmental, geology & geological, mining, and mechanical engineering, as well as geophysics and computer science - all with a collective interest in education and research in underground engineering.

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Excellence and Innovation

By advancing knowledge, we have the ability to grow the industry. We are dedicated to advancing knowledge through both fundamental research that leads to significant breakthroughs and through very applied research that can help provide a solution for a specific tunneling project.

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Give to UCT

Invest in the future of underground education. Our annual Industry Giving Program provides support for all education-based Center activities including field trips, internships, hands-on labs, student travel, weekly industry seminars and more.

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