Speaker:  Dr John McGaughey, President, Mira Geoscience

Abstract:  Geotechnical hazard is best assessed by quantitatively integrating all relevant, multi-disciplinary data. Doing so requires a 4D modelling approach through which data inputs and hazard assessment outputs are co-located in space and time. This seminar will explore this in detail.

Bio:  Dr John McGaughey is the founder and president of Mira Geoscience. He has extensive mining industry experience, focusing on quantitative, multi-disciplinary 3D and 4D interpretation for mineral exploration and geotechnical decision support. He currently leads Mira Geoscience’s technology strategy and geotechnical business. Prior to founding Mira Geoscience, John spent 10 years in the Noranda Technology Centre as a senior scientist in their rock mechanics group. He obtained an MSc in geological engineering and a PhD in geophysics from Queen’s University.

About JKMRC Friday Seminars 2023

Welcome to the 2023 Series of the JKMRC Friday Seminars.  The list of presentations will aim to cover a range of topics related to the minerals sector from decision making in exploration, new mineral processing technologies, social licence to operate and mine closure.

The JKMRC Friday Seminars will be presented often in person, at the Indooroopilly Mine Site Lecture Theatre, and also as webinar.  Registration for the webinar is required and can be made via the registration link in each seminar overview.

A large number of past webinars can be accessed on the SMI website: https://smi.uq.edu.au/webinars

Previous seminars have been uploaded to YouTube via the following link: https://www.youtube.com/user/smiuq

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Indooroopilly Mine Site
40 Isles Road
Indooroopilly, Qld
Lecture Theatre