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Aaron Noble

Assistant Professor - Mining Engineering

Approved Graduate Faculty for Statler MS and PhD committees

Education
B.S. in Mining & Minerals Engineering, Virginia Tech 2009 
M.S. in Mining Engineering, Virginia Tech 2012 
PhD. in Mining Engineering, Virginia Tech 2013

Dr. Aaron Noble grew up in Knoxville, TN and earned three degrees in mining engineering from Virginia Tech. In 2009, he completed his B.S. degree, finishing with the highest GPA in the university. He went on to complete an M.S. and PhD in four years while teaching and mentoring undergraduates. He joined the WVU faculty in August of 2013 as an assistant professor of mining engineering. 
Dr. Noble's research has focused on analysis of mineral processing systems and particulate separation technologies. He currently holds two patents for energy efficient equipment designs.

Research Interests

Mineral Beneficiation 
Physical Separations 
Froth Flotation 
Process Plant Simulation and Design 
Separation Circuit Analysis

Teaching Interests

Mineral Processing 
Mine Valuation 
Mine Pollution Control

Special Interests

Commodities Markets 
Orienteering 
Distance running, weight lifting

Professional Societies

Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (SME) 
American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)