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
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
Eric Stemn
PhD Candidate
SMI-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
3346 4177
Kylie Pettitt
Knowledge Transfer Coordinator
SMI
733463015
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 William Legge
MPhil Candidate
SMI-JKMRC
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
Dr Travis Murphy
Senior Research Fellow - Exploration and Mining Geology
SMI-BRC
+61 7 3365 5927
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
SMI-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
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 Bronwyn Battersby
Business Manager - People Centres
CSRM/MISHC
Associate Professor Thomas Baumgartl
Principal Research Fellow
SMI-CWiMI
+61 7 3346 4061
Gemma Bloomfield
PhD Candidate
SMI-CWiMI
Dr Benjamin Bonfils
Research Fellow
SMI-JKMRC
Dr 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
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
Dr Glen Corder
Principal Research Fellow
SMI-CMLR
+61 401 994 948
Dr Byambajav Dalaibuyan
Honorary Research Fellow
SMI-CSRM
Dr David Doley
Honorary Associate Professor
SMI-CMLR
(07) 3346 4058
Dr Heather Douglas
Industry Fellow
SMI-CSRM
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 Cornelius Francois Vos
Research Fellow
SMI-JKMRC
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
Project Communications Officer
SMI
33463917
Zhenyu Han
PhD Candidate
SMI-BRC
+61401675712
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
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
Estelle Levin
Industry Fellow
SMI-CSRM
Dr Ruth Link
Industry Fellow
SMI-CSRM
Gernelyn Logrosa
PhD Candidate
SMI-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
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
Lucy Mercer-Mapstone
PhD Candidate
SMI-CMLR
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
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
Maedeh Tayebi-Khorami
Research Assistant
SMI JKMRC and SMI-CMLR
Professor Richard Valenta
Program Leader Geology
SMI-BRC
+61 7 3365 5881
Dr Vlado Vivoda
Research Fellow
SMI-CSRM
Dr Hamdou-Raby Wane
Industry Fellow
SMI-CSRM
Fitsum Weldegiorgis
Industry Fellow
SMI-CSRM
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
SMI-CSRM and SMI-MISHC
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