ARC Centre of Excellence Geotechnical Science & Engineering

RHD Students

Mick Jeffery

RHD Students

Qualifications

B.Sci (Earth Science), B.Eng Hons (Civil), B.Eng Hons (Surveying)

Education

  • 2012
    Bachelor of Science in Earth Science, University of Newcastle, Australia
  • 2015
    Bachelor of Engineering (Civil), Honours Class 2 Division 1, The University of Newcastle
  • 2015
    Bachelor of Engineering (Surveying), Honours Class 2 Division 1, The University of Newcastle

Research Interests

  • Rock mechanics
  • Slope stability
  • Engineering geology
  • Mining geotechnics

Research Topic

Resolving the Scale Effect Conundrum - A Stochastic Approach to the Prediction of Shear Strength of Large Scale Discontinuities

Supervisors

  • Professor Olivier Buzzi
  • Professor Stephen Fityus
  • Associate Professor Anna Giacomini
  • Associate Professor Jinsong Huang

Industrial Experience

  • Geologist – Ivanhoe Australia, Palaris Mining, Barrick Gold
  • Geotechnical Engineer - BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA), GHD