Amir Abbas Haji Abolhassani

  • Research Assistant
  • PhD. (In Progress – Interdisciplinary – Mining Engineering and Electrical Engineering) McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • M.Sc. (Graduated – Physics of Plasma) 2012, INRS-emt, Varennes, Quebec, Canada
  • B.Eng. (Graduated – Electrical Engineering) 2001, Semnan University, Semnan, Iran
Work Experience:
  • Full time researcher at INRS-EMT in the Physics of Plasma field at INRS-EMT under supervision of Prof. Jean-Pierre Matte (Varennes, Quebec from May, 2008 to Dec., 2011).

Christian Both

  • Research Assistant
  • Ph.D. (In Progress – Mining Engineering) McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • M.Sc. (Mining Engineering) 2016 – European Mining Course (EMC), Specialization of European Mining, Minerals and Environmental Program (EMMEP)
  • B.Sc. (Mineral Resources Engineering) 2014 – RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Work Experience:
  • Graduate Intern, Knauf Gips KG, Iphofen, Germany, February – July 2016
  • Research Assistant, Institute of Mining Engineering I, RWTH Aachen University, Germany, August 2013 – September 2014
  • Internship, RAG German Hardcoal, Mining Department, Bottrop, Germany
  • Internship, RWE Power AG, Lignite Mining, Grevenbroich, Germany

Veronique Bouzaglou

  • Research Assistant
  • PhD (In progress – Earth Sciences) – Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique
  • MASc (Mineral Engineering), 2011, École Polytechnique de Montréal
  • B.Eng (Geological Engineering), 2009, École Polytechnique de Montréal

Work Experience

  • Research assistant (DAAD RISE) – Summer 2014, Forschungzentrum Juelich
  • Junior production engineer – 2011-2012, Lafarge St-Constant cement plant

  • Intern in Geostatistics for the raw materials department – fall 2008 and summer 2009,  Lafarge Corporate Technical Services Center

  • Research asistant (NSERC undergraduate research awards) – summer 2007, École Polytechnique de Montréal Geostatistics laboratory

Zayneb Brika

  • Research Assistant
  • PhD (In progress- Operations Research), École polytechnique de Montréal, Canada
  • B.Eng (Industrial Engineering), 2013, École polytechnique de Montréal, Canada
Work Experience:
  • In-charge of Laboratories – Fall 2013, École Polytechnique de
    Montréal, Quebec, Canada
  • Detailed engineering (Internship) – Summer and Fall 2013, Videotron Inc., Quebec, Canada
  • Research Assistant (Internship) – Summer 2011 , École Polytechnique de Montréal , Quebec, Canada

Joao Pedro de Carvalho

  • Research Assistant
  • M.Eng (In Progress – Mining Engineering) – McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • B.Eng (Mining Engineering) 2016 – Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Work Experience:
  • Internship, Mineral Processing Lab – UFMG, Brazil, August 2013- August 2014
  • Internship, Vale S.A. – CDM, Brazil, April 2016 – June 2016

Fernanda Del Castillo

  • Research Assistant
  • Ph.D. (In Progress – Mining Engineering) McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • M.Eng (Mining Engineering) 2014, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • M.Sc (Mining Engineering) 2012, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
  • B.Eng (Mining Engineering) 2010, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
Work Experience:
  • Mining Engineer, Golder Associates S.A., Santiago, Chile (2010 – August 2012)
  • Internship, Power Train Technilogies, Santigo, Chile
  • Summer Internship, Banco Estado, Santiago, Chile

Ashish Kumar

  • Research Assistant
  • Ph.D Candidate (In Progress – Mining Engineering) – Mcgill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • B.Eng (Mining Engineering) 2014 – National Institute of Technology-Rourkela, Odisha, India

Work Experience

  •  Management Trainee(Mining), Coal India Limited, Jharkhand, India, July 2014- May 2015
  •  Internship, Essel Mining and Industries Limited (Aditya Birla Group), Odisha, India, July-2013
  •  Internship, Sasan Power Limited (Reliance Power Limited), Madhya Pradesh, India, June-2013
  •  Internship, Singareni Collieries Company Limited, Andhra Pradesh, India, May-2013
  •  Internship, Tata Steel Limited, Jharkhand, India, December-2012
  •  Internship, Hutti Gold Mines Limited, Karnataka, India, December-2011

Zachary Levinson

  • Research Assistant
  • M.Eng (In Progress – Mining Engineering) – McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • B.Eng (Mining Engineering Co-op Program) 2016 – McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Work Experience:
  • Drill Blast Engineering Co-op Student September 2014, Taseko Mines Ltd., McCleese Lake, British Columbia, Canada
  • Survey Engineering Co-op Student May 2014, Taseko Mines Ltd., McCleese Lake, British Columbia, Canada
  • Geotechnical Engineering Co-op Student January 2014, Taseko Mines Ltd., McCleese Lake, British Columbia, Canada

Yanyan Mu

  • Research Assistant
  • PhD. (In Progress – Electrical Engineering) McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • MSc. (Communications and Signal Processing) 2004, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
  • BEng. (Electronic Engineering – Digital signal & image processing) 2003, University of Central Lancashire, UK
Work Experience:
  • Image Processing Engineer, Institute of Electronics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

Adrien Rimélé

  • Research Assistant
  • Ph.D Candidate (In Progress – Mining Engineering) – Mcgill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • M.Sc (Applied Mathematics – Operations Research) 2016 – Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal, Montréal, Quebec, Canada
  • B.Eng (General Engineering) 2013 – Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Nancy, Nancy, France

Work Experience

  •  Internship in mining prevention and security, BRGM, Orléans, France, 2014.

Ziad Saliba

  • Research Assistant
  • M.Eng (In Progress – Mining Engineering) – McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • B.Eng (Mining Engineering) 2016 – McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Work Experience:
  • Internship, Cameco Corporation, Cigar Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada, (Summer 2015)
  • Internship, Terenga Gold Corporation, Sabodala, Senegal, (Summer 2012, 2013)

Michael Spleit

  • Research Assistant
  • PhD (In progress- Applied Mathematics), École Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada
  • M.Eng (Mining Engineering), 2014, McGill University, Canada
  • B.Eng (Engineering Physics), 2002, McMaster University, Canada

Work Experience

  • Senior Engineer, Mine Planning – 2009-present, New Millennium Iron Corp., Quebec, Canada

Lingqing Yao

  • Research Assistant
  • PhD (In progress- Industrial Engineering), École polytechnique de Montréal, Canada
  • Ph.D. (Structural geology) 2008, Peking University, Beijing, China
  • M.Sc. (Geology) 2003, China University of Geosciences, Wuhan, China
  • B.Sc. (Geology) 2000, China University of Geosciences, Wuhan, China
Work Experience:
  • Assistant Professor, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), China (July 2008 – present)
  • Software Engineer, Modern Zonkey Corp., Beijing, China (July 2003 – July 2004)