S.J. Jung Named Editor-in-Chief of IJMME
November 13, 2020
University of Idaho Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor S.J. Jung has been appointed editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Mining and Mineral Engineering (IJMME). IJMME is the top-ranked interdisciplinary and refereed international journal that fosters innovative solutions to the safe, efficient and environmentally responsible exploration and extraction of mineral resources.
Throughout his more than 30 years at U of I, Jung has received more than $2.3 million in research grants and has authored and co-authored more than 90 papers and presentations on subjects varying from rock mechanics to fracture mechanics. He has been extensively involved in a number of projects in the field of rock mechanics, fracture mechanics and feasibility studies. Jung is also the faculty advisor for the department’s ambassador team and mentor to the American Society of Civil Engineers Concrete Canoe Competition Team. He holds his master’s in mining and doctorate in mineral engineering from West Virginia University.
As IJMME editor-in-chief, Jung manages the editorship, including a regular flow of papers that underpin the journal, manages the review panel and promotion of journals and organizes board members.
The objective of IJMME is to provide an international forum for academics, industry leaders and policymakers to investigate and exchange novel ideas and disseminate knowledge and information covering the broad range of activities including, but not limited to, mining engineering, economics, environment, safety and health, information technologies and management in mining and mineral engineering. The journal promotes feasible mining system design, development and management, bringing together sustainable technologies, the people and sound processes. It provides cross-learning between various scientific and technological, as well as business and economics, disciplines. Learn more about the journal.
About the University of Idaho
The University of Idaho, home of the Vandals, is Idaho’s land-grant, national research university. From its residential campus in Moscow, U of I serves the state of Idaho through educational centers in Boise, Coeur d’Alene and Idaho Falls, nine research and Extension centers, plus Extension offices in 42 counties. Home to nearly 11,000 students statewide, U of I is a leader in student-centered learning and excels at interdisciplinary research, service to businesses and communities, and in advancing diversity, citizenship and global outreach. U of I competes in the Big Sky and Western Athletic conferences. Learn more at uidaho.edu