Institute Director and Deputy Director

Director
Professor Neville Plant
+61 7 3346 4037
smidirector@uq.edu.au

Deputy Director Operations
Melissa Glendenning
(+61) 7 3346 4107
m.glendenning@uq.edu.au 

Media and communications

HDR Student Enquiries

HDR Co-ordinator
Dr Elaine Wightman
(+61) 7 3346 5917
smipostgrad@uq.edu.au

Manager, Postgraduate Student Administration
Jacq Ross-Hagebaum
(+61) 7 3346 4107
smipostgrad@uq.edu.au

Postgraduate Administration Officer
Tess Dobinson
(+61) 7 334 64077 (Mon-Wed)
(+61) 7 334 65904 (Thurs-Fri)
t.dobinson@uq.edu.au  

Anita Whybrow
Executive Assistant to the Institute Director
SMI
07 3346 4079
Dr Antony van der Ent
ARC Postdoctoral Research Fellow
SMI-CMLR
Dr Artem Golev
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
SMI-CMLR
Cathy Baynham
Human Resources Business Partner
SMI
64206/62772
Dr Dion Kent Weatherley
SMI-JKMRC
Senior Research Fellow
Dr David Way
BSc, PhD
Eric Stemn
PhD Candidate
MISHC
Felicity Ray
HR Relationship Manager
SMI
334 64414
Gabriella Neufeld
Finance Manager
SMI
0452419033
Irene Dullaway
Business Manager
SMI
07 3346 4233
Jacqueline Ross-Hagebaum
Manager, Higher Degree Research Office
SMI
64483
Juan Sebastian Ossa Moreno
PhD Candidate
SMI-CWiMI
0416424589
Karen Hendrickson
Strategy and Project Coordinator
SMI
+61 7 3346 4294
Dr Katherine Witt
Senior Research Fellow
SMI-CSRM
33464006
Dr Kathryn Sturman
Senior Research Fellow
SMI-CSRM
Khushbu Srivastava
Executive Assistant and Admin Officer
SMI-JKMRC & SMI-BRC
3346 5977 (Indooroopilly)
3346 4177 (St Lucia)
Kylie Pettitt
Knowledge Transfer Coordinator
SMI
07 3346 3015
Lachlan Robertson
PhD Candidate
SMI-CMLR
0488978435
Letitia Sabburg
Research Assistant
SMI-CWiMI
Lisa Kennedy
Research Partnerships Manager
SMI
+61 7 3346 3042
Liz Hardie
PhD Candidate
SMI-CSRM
+61 434079119
Michelle Rowland
SMI Administration Officer - People Centres
CSRM/MISHC
(+61) 7 3346 4066
Dr Paul Rogers
Research Fellow
SMI-CSRM
0733464166
Peter A Roe
Professor Aidan Byrne
BSc MSc Auck. PhD ANU
Professor Saleem Ali
Professorial Research Fellow
SMI-CSRM
s.ali3@uq.edu.au
Sarah Mackenzie
Research Manager
SMI-CSRM
Sherrie Palmer
Business Manager (JKMRC) | Portfolio Support Office
SMI-JKMRC
+ 61 7 3365 5802
+61 7 3346 4224
Songlin Wu
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
SMI-CMLR
+61 7 3346 3103
Tess Dobinson
Postgraduate Administration Officer
SMI
334 64077
334 65904
Vinod Nath
Research Assistant and Laboratory Techanician
SMI-CMLR
(07)3346 4018
0415150337
Dr Vladimir Jokovic
Senior Research Fellow
SMI-JKMRC
+61 7 334 65979
Daniel Lay
PhD Candidate
SMI-JKMRC
Danellie Lynas
Research Fellow
MISHC
+61 7 33463286
Professor Neil McIntyre
Program Lead – Regional Water and Land Resources
SMI-CWiMI
+61 7 3346 4038
Adjunct Professor Chris Anderson
UQ Anthropology
Ryan Anderson
Workplace Health, Safety & Facilities Manager
Sustainable Minerals Institute
Mon-Wed: T: +61 7 3346 3122
Thurs-Fri: T: +61 7 3365 5831
Mobile: +61 413 468 757
Dr Christian Antonio
Senior Research Fellow
SMI-JKMRC
+61 7 3365 5977
Diana Arbelaez-Ruiz
PhD Candidate
SMI-CSRM
Erica Avelar
PhD Candidate
SMI-JKMRC
Associate Professor Nick Bainton
SMI-CSRM
0409 699 713
Dr Grant Ballantyne
Research Fellow
SMI-JKMRC
+61 7 3365 5839
Mary-Anne Barclay
Honorary Research Fellow
SMI-CSRM
Dr Rodger Barnes
Research Project Manager
CSRM
Dr Bronwyn Battersby
Business Manager - People Centres
CSRM/MISHC
Associate Professor Thomas Baumgartl
Principal Research Fellow
SMI-CWiMI
+61 7 3346 4061
Roseanne Baxter
MPhil
MISHC
Gemma Bloomfield
PhD Candidate
SMI-CWiMI
Associate Professor Carmel Bofinger
MISHC
Dr Benjamin Bonfils
Research Fellow
SMI-JKMRC
Pamela Bourke
Research Fellow
CSRM
Ryan Bracey
Research Officer
SMI-JKMRC
07 3365 5983
Emeritus Professor David Brereton
SMI
Ronald Brew
Industry Fellow
SMI-CSRM
Sherrin Brundle
Facilities Co-ordinator
SMI-JKMRC
Nevenka Bulovic
PhD Candidate
SMI-CWiMi
Professor Robin Burgess-Limerick
Professor of Human Factors
MISHC
+61 7 3346 4083
Dr Isabel Cane
Industry Fellow
SMI-CSRM
Professor Frank N Carrick
Professorial Research Fellow
SMI-CMLR
+61 427 783 973
Pascal Chamboko
PhD Candidate
SMI-JKMRC
Adjunct Professor Christine Charles
SMI
Professor Gideon Chitombo
Professor Alice Clark
Director of Production Centres
SMI-BRC & SMI-JKMRC
Nina Collins
Industry Fellow
SMI-CSRM
Adjunct Professor Glynn Cochrane
UQ Anthropology
Associate Professor Glen Corder
Principal Research Fellow
SMI-CMLR
+61 401 994 948
Dr Byambajav Dalaibuyan
Honorary Research Fellow
SMI-CSRM
Philippa Dodshon
PhD Candidate
MISHC
Dr David Doley
Honorary Associate Professor
SMI-CMLR
(07) 3346 4058
Dr Heather Douglas
Industry Fellow
SMI-CSRM
Mr Paul Dowd
Dr Mansour Edraki
Senior Research Fellow
SMI-CMLR
+61 7 334 64060
Associate Professor Peter Erskine
Associate Professor
SMI-CMLR
+61 7 3346 4065
Dr. Catherine Evans
Senior Research Fellow
SMI-JKMRC
+617 3346 5987
Robin Evans
Program Leader - Transformational Learning
SMI
+617 3346 4009
Dr Jo-Anne Everingham
Senior Research Fellow
SMI-CSRM
Farhad Faramarzi
PhD Candidate
SMI-JKMRC
Dr Courtney Fidler
Honorary Research Fellow
SMI-CSRM
Germán Figueroa
PhD Candidate
SMI-JKMRC
+61413157351
Sharon Flynn
Industry Fellow
SMI-CSRM
Dr Michele Fulcher
Honorary Senior Research Fellow
SMI-CSRM
Adrian David Garcia Tabares
Laboratory facilities manager
SMI
+61 7 3346 5883
Dr Emma Gilberthorpe
Honorary Senior Research Fellow
SMI-CSRM
Dr Kirsty Gillespie
Honorary Fellow
SMI-CSRM
Dr Peter Glazebrook
Adjunct Professor
SMI-CMLR
Melissa Glendenning
Deputy Director - Operations
Sustainable Minerals Institute
33464107
0417746917
Vanessa Glenn
Research Officer and Laboratory Manager
SMI-CMLR
+61 7 3346 3138
Nora Gotzmann
Industry Fellow
SMI-CSRM
Dr Tim Grice
Honorary Senior Research Fellow
SMI-CSRM
+61 3346 4066
Tyne Hamilton
Tyne Hamilton
Digital Marketing Officer
SMI
+61 7 3346 4005
Zhenyu Han
PhD Candidate
SMI-BRC
+61401675712
Elisabeth Hansen
Legal Support Officer
Sustainable Minerals Institute
+61 7 3346 4094
Dr Jill Harris
Research and data analyst specialist
SMI-MISHC
Adjunct Professor Bruce Harvey
Consultant
SMI
+61 7 3346 4066
Dr Roger Higgins
Adjunct Professor
SMI
Dr Marko Hilden
Senior Research Fellow
SMI-JKMRC
Amelia Hine
PhD Candidate
SMI-CMLR
+61 438 178 969
Dr Mark Hinman
Senior Research Fellow
SMI-BRC
+61 07 3365 5871
Dr Sarah Holcombe
Senior Research Fellow
SMI-CSRM
33464152
Associate Professor Longbin Huang
Principal Research Fellow, Program Leader
SMI-CMLR
+61 07 33463130
Wei Huang
PhD Candidate
SMI-JKMRC
+61420382080
Professor David Ian Cliff
Professor of Risk and Knowledge Transfer
MISHC
+61733464086
Jean-Pierre Imbrogiano
PhD Candidate
SMI-CSRM
33464005
Celso Isidro
MPhil Candidate
SMI-CWiMi
+61 434 390 049
Dr Richard Jackson
Industry Fellow
SMI-CSRM
Dr Renzo Mori Junior
Industry Fellow
SMI-CSRM
Professor Sarma S Kanchibotla
Professor
JKMRC
+61733465915
Julia Keenan
Research Officer
CSRM
Professor Deanna Kemp
Director of the People Centres
SMI-CSRM & SMI-MISHC
+61 7 3346 4071
Asmaa Khadim
PhD Candidate
SMI-CSRM
Matthias Klawitter
PhD Candidate
SMI-BRC
Raminie Kunanayagam
Senior Industry Fellow
SMI-CSRM
Dr David Lamb
Honorary Research Fellow
SMI-CMLR
+61 7 3378 6547
Professor Marcia Langton
Honorary Professor
SMI-CSRM
Lynda Lawson
Manager: Training and Knowledge Transfer
SMI-CSRM
Peter William Legge
MPhil Candidate
SMI-JKMRC
Estelle Levin
Industry Fellow
SMI-CSRM
Dr Ruth Link
Industry Fellow
SMI-CSRM
Gernelyn Logrosa
PhD Candidate
MISHC
Honorary Professor Martha Macintyre
SMI-CSRM
Humaira Malik
PhD Candidate
SMI-CSRM
Adjunct Associate Professor Henrietta Marrie
SMI-CSRM
+61 7 3346 4066
Dr Fiona R Martin
Researcher | Industry Associate
CSRM
+61 (0) 408 400 687
Isaac Mate
PhD Candidate
MISHC
Phill McKenna
Senior Research Officer
SMI-CMLR
Dr Ben McLellan
Honorary senior Research Fellow
SMI-CSRM
+61 7 3346 4066
Dr Ben McLellen
Honorary Senior Research Fellow
SMI-CSRM
Dr Robert Morrison
Chief Technologist
SMI-JKMRC
07 3365 5843
Professor David Mulligan
Director of Environment Centres
SMI-CMLR & SMI-CWiMI
(+61) 7 3346 4050
Dr Grace Muriuki
Research Fellow
SMI-CSRM
Emeritus Professor Tim Napier-Munn
Emeritus Professor and Industry Fellow
SMI-JKMRC
+61733655820
Dr Barry Neil Noller
Principal Research Fellow
SMI-CMLR
+61733464069
Philip Nti Nkrumah
PhD Candidate
SMI-CMLR
Associate Professor John Owen
SMI-CSRM
07 3346 4066
Constanza Paredes Bujes
PhD Candidate
SMI-JKMRC
+61733655823
Dr Catherine Pattenden
Honorary Senior Research Fellow
SMI-CSRM
Adrian Paul
PhD student
SMI-CMLR
0424324235
Sara Pazell
Occupational Advisor: Human Factors & Ergonomics
SMI-MISHC
0421 824 644
Sara Pazell
PhD Candidate
MISHC
Professor Neville Plint
Director
Sustainable Minerals Institute
+61 7 3346 4037
Professor Malcolm Powell
Professor of Sustainable Comminution
SMI-JKMRC
33655893
Rebekah Ramsay
PhD Candidate
SMI-CSRM
+61 3346 4027
Cecilia Reategui Olguin
PhD Candidate
SMI-CSRM
Generic Researcher
Professor Will Rifkin
Industry Fellow
SMI-CSRM
Dr Mirza Sadaqat Huda
Research Analyst
SMI-CSRM
+61401927641
Professor Rauno Sairinen
Honorary Professor
SMI-CSRM
Charlie Sartain
SMI Advisory Board Chair and UQ Senate Member
Dr Vigya Sharma
Honorary Research Fellow
SMI-CSRM
Dr Fengnian Shi
Principal Research Fellow
SMI-JKMRC
+617 3365 5913
Diego Silva
MPhil Student
SMI-BRC
Charles Singer
Industry Fellow
SMI-CSRM
Dr Emilia Skrzypek
Marie Sklodowska Curie Fellow
CSRM
Dr Emilia Skrzypek
Marie Sklodowska Curie Fellow
CSRM
Dr Nicole Smith
Honorary Research Fellow
SMI-CSRM
Naomi Smith Devetak
PhD Candidate
SMI-CSRM
Associate Professor Margaret Stephenson
Adjunct
CSRM
Maedeh Tayebi-Khorami
Research Assistant
SMI JKMRC and SMI-CMLR
John Thella
PhD Candidate
SMI
Professor Richard Valenta
Program Leader Geology
SMI-BRC
+61 7 3365 5881
Sue Vink
Principal Research Fellow
SMI-CWiMI
+61 7 3346 4074
Dr Vlado Vivoda
Research Fellow
SMI-CSRM
Dr Hamdou-Raby Wane
Industry Fellow
SMI-CSRM
Zhenyu Wang
PhD Scholar
SMI-CMLR
Fitsum Weldegiorgis
Industry Fellow
SMI-CSRM
Dr Camilla West
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
SMI-CWiMI
+61 7 334 64130
Nigel Wight
PhD Candidate
SMI-CSRM
Dr Elaine Wightman
Senior Research Fellow/Postgraduate Coordinator
SMI-JKMRC
Dr Ceit Elisabeth Wilson
Research Analyst
SMI-CSRM
(07) 3346 4070
Dr Katherine Witt
Industry Fellow
SMI-CSRM
0418619341
Sandy Worden
PhD Candidate
CSRM/MISHC
Dr Mohsen Yahyaei
Program Leader (Advanced Process Prediction and Control)
SMI-JKMRC
+61 07 3346 5989
Ziming Ye
MPhil Student
SMI-JKMRC
65984
Fang You
Senior Research Technician
SMI-CMLR
07 33464502