IME Welcomes Dr. Josh Hoffman


IME welcomes Dr. Josh Hoffman as Director of Technical Services.  Josh previously served as senior professional staff on the House Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources, where he worked on mining and mineral policy.  Josh has also held positions as a researcher and teaching assistant at the University of Kentucky, Department of Mining Engineering, as well as an adjunct instructor for mine management and safety at Midway College.   Josh is a licensed Professional Engineer whose technical area of expertise is blasting and explosives engineering.  Some of his past research and publication experience includes the commercial application of explosives, blast mitigation from malicious explosive events, detonics, shockwave dynamics, and public relations.  Please join us in welcoming Josh to the IME!