Lowell Institute for Mineral Resources

The Lowell Institute for Mineral Resources at the University of Arizona was created to advance scientific, technological and educational aspects of mineral discovery, extraction and processing, including the environmental and societal issues that accompany these processes.

The IMR's enduring themes of inquiry include:

  • Resources 
  • Technology 
  • Environmental and social responsibility 
  • Health and safety 
  • Policy and economics

University of Arizona College of Engineering