Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence Geotechnical Science and Engineering

Mr Kai Koosmen

Qualifications

B Eng Civil (Hons 1), M Eng Mining (Mine Mechanics)

Education

  • 2011
    Master of Engineering in Mine Geomechanics, The University of New South Wales, Austrlaia
  • 2008
    Bachelor of Engineering Civil (Honours 1), The University of Newcastle, Australia

Research Interests

  • Mining Geomechanics
  • Slope Stability
  • Groundwater Movement
  • Geotechnical Laboratory Testing

Supervisors

  • Professor Stephen Fityus
  • Conjoint Fellow Dr John Simmons

Research Topic

Reliable Geotechnical Stability Assessment for Waste Dumps Containing Inclusions of Mixed CHPP Fine and Coarse Rejects

Industrial Experience

  • Project Geotechnical Engineer – Rio Tinto Iron Ore
  • Graduate Geotechnical Engineer – Rio Tinto Coal Australia