Engineers Australia

The strengths and limitations of imaging technologies for geotechnical applications

Marc Elmouttie

Marc Elmouttie, leader of the Mining Geoscience research team within CSIRO Minerals Research Programme, will present on some of the latest technologies being developed by CSIRO and others to support geotechnical engineering in the mining industry. Technologies to be discussed include those aiding in rock structure identification and slope stability analysis and monitoring.

About the speaker

Marc Elmouttie headshot

Marc ElmouttieSenior Physicist and Research Team Leader: Mining Geoscience, CSIRO

Dr Marc Elmouttie is a Senior Research Scientist at the CSIRO and leads the Mining Geoscience Team. He is a physicist with 15 years experience in researching and developing technologies for both mineral exploration and mining. The team’s research has been funded by coal and metalliferous mining companies and current research areas include 3D imaging, borehole logging and other sensing technologies, structural analysis algorithms and geotechnical analysis algorithms for stability analysis in surface and underground excavations. Marc’s research areas include 3D imaging for engineering applications, rock mass imaging & characterisation, quantifying uncertainty of structural analysis, modelling and monitoring of fractured rock systems for slope stability and other geotechnical analyses.

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