March 31, 2021

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Seminar Description

  • Beyond the single deterministic factor of safety! by Brigid Cami & Dr. Sina Javankhoshdel
  • An Introduction and Survey of Geotechnical Uncertainty in Mine Projects by Alex Hossack


Brigid Cami, MSc.

Geotechnical Software Developer at Rocscience Inc., Canada

  • Bachelor's in Civil Engineering from McGill University
  • Masters in Statistics from University of Toronto
  • Over 5 years of experience in developing geotechnical software packages at Rocscience Inc.
  • Project manager of Rocscience's Slide2 software
  • Several publications in the application of statistics in geotechnical engineering


Sina Javankhoshdel, Ph.D., P.Eng., A.M.ASCE

Geomechanics Specialist at Rocscience Inc., Canada

  • Ph.D. in Geotechnical Engineering from Queen’s University.
  • Software Developer, Expert Modeler, Statistics Expert.
  • Over 9 years of experience in developing geotechnical software packages with statistics options at Rocscience Inc. and Queen’s University.
  • Instructor of Rocscience’s customized workshops and speaker in conference presentations.

More than 30 publications with over 350 citations.


Alex Hossack, MSc., PMP

Geotechnical Manager at Vale Base Metals, Canada

  • Alex is the Geotechnical Manager for Vale Base Metals.
  • Nearly 20 years of experience, specializing in mining rock mechanics.
  • Worked in both hard and soft rock open pit and underground operations for some of the largest mining companies in the world across commodities.
  • Master of Geotechnical Engineering, and Master of Project Management and is also a Member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, a Chartered Professional, and a Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland.