Hugh E. Harvey, Jr.

PE Hall of Fame Class of 2022

Hugh E. Harvey, Jr., is known for applying horizontal drilling techniques to potash extraction. Harvey, who earned a bachelor’s degree in mining in 1974 and a master’s degree in petroleum engineering in 1980, is one of Mines’ most significant financial contributors. In 2009, the Hugh and Michelle Harvey Family Foundation founded the Harvey Scholars Program, which provides full tuition and fees plus study abroad, making 150 awards through 2022. He is a member of the Mines Foundation Board of Governors and received a Distinguished Achievement Medal from the school in 2011.