In Memoriam: James White

James WhiteThe department is sad to report the passing of James White, former professor at the UA College of Mines and recently retired co-founder of Tucson-based Modular Mining Systems, on Jan. 8.

A visionary inventor, great friend and dedicated mentor, White helped revolutionize the way mines operate in real time with the Dispatch Fleet Management System.

In recognition of his contributions to the field, he received the Medal of Merit from the Mining Foundation of the Southwest in 2003 and induction into the International Mining Technology Hall of Fame in 2015.

University of Arizona College of Engineering