Bart K. Hyita

Bart HyitaOn November 13, 2008, chief operating officer of CONSOL Energy, Inc. presented the William Poundstone Lecture on Current Projects to Increase Coal Production and Utilization

Bart J. Hyita, chief operating officer-coal for CONSOL Energy, has over 25 years of management experience at both surface and underground operations. He joined CONSOL Energy in 2001 as Vice President of Coal Operations Support. He then served as Senior Vice President of Administration & Planning before becoming the Chief Operating Officer-Coal. In addition, Hyita has worked for Scottish Power/Pacifi Corp and served as Director of Business Development for RAG American Coal Holding Inc.

The Department of Mining Engineering established the William N. Poundstone Lecture Series in 2000 to honor Poundstone, a distinguished alumnus of the department, and to bring mining industry experts to campus to share their expertise with students and faculty.