Faculty of the Department of Mining

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Laeeque Daneshmend, Ph.D., D.I.C. 

Professor/Graduate Chair

(613) 533-6366, Goodwin 325

Machine Design, Equipment Maintenance, Maintenance Management, Reliability Analysis, Systems Modeling, Simulation and Control, Mining Automation, Telerobotics

Laeeque Daneshmend

Euler De Souza, Ph.D., P.Eng.

Associate Professor

(613) 533-2199, Goodwin 334

Mine Ventilation, Mine Environment, Instrumentation, Backfill

Euler De Souza

Ahmad Ghahreman,  Ph.D., P.Eng.

Assistant Professor

(613)533-3294, Goodwin 340

Hydrometallurgy and biohydrometallurgy, Mineral processing wastes and their remediation, Electrochemical dissolution of complex minerals (fundamental studies), Flowsheet design and modeling

For more information: www.hydrometallurgy.ca

Ahmad Ghahreman

Anne Johnson,  Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

(613) 533-2205, Goodwin 331

Management of Social Risk, Sustainability Reporting and Metrics, Mining Law and Policy, Community Relations

Anne Johnson

Takis Katsabanis, Ph.D., P.Eng.

Head/Associate Professor

(613) 533-2197, Goodwin 329

Detonation Physics, Blasting, Fragmentation, Vibration

Takis Katsabanis

Sadan Kelebek, Ph.D., P.Eng.


(613)533-2207, Goodwin 341

Mineral Processing Technology, Process & Tailing Environment, Computer Assisted Process Analysis, Complex Sulphides and Pyrrhotite Rejection

Sadan Kelebek

Joshua Marshall, Ph.D., P.Eng.

Associate Professor
Associate Head

(613)533-2921, Goodwin 344

Dr. Marshall’s research focuses on mining systems, field robotics, and automation. His work involves the development and application of methods for perception, modelling, analysis, and control of mining equipment and processes.

For more information on Dr. Marshall's Research:

Offroad Robotics Website

Offroad Robotics Publications

Research review video

Joshua Marshall

Steve McKinnon, Ph.D., P.Eng.

Professor and Chair Mine Design

(613) 533-6553, Goodwin 335

Stress fields in complex geological environments, mine design in high stress conditions, mining induced seismicity, and geodynamics modeling of the earth's crust.

For more information, visit Dr. McKinnon’s personal web pages: click here

Stephen McKinnon

Chris Pickles, Ph.D., P.Eng.


(613) 533-2759, Goodwin 342

Processes and the Environment, Advanced Pyrometallurgy, Process Engineering for Metals Extraction, Advanced Metals Extraction

Chris Pickles

Julian Ortiz, Ph.D. 

Associate Professor

(613) 533 2910, Goodwin 332

Geostatistics, stochastic modeling of ore deposits, sampling and QA QC, geometallurgical modelling

For more information on Dr. Otiz' research: 

Geomet website

Julian Ortiz