Professor and Head of School
Kenneth Finlay Chair of Rock Mechanics
UNSW Minerals and Energy Resources Engineering
Professor Ismet Canbulat is Head of School and Chair of Rock Mechanics at the School of Minerals and Energy Resources Engineering, UNSW Sydney. He has over 30 years of experience in research, consultancy, management, on-site and academia.
Ismet is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and Institute of Engineers Australia; a member of the International Society for Rock Mechanics, Australian Geomechanics Society and Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration.
He has over 100 publications in the field of rock mechanics. His main research interests and expertise lie in rock mechanics theory and application, ground control, ground support system design, numerical modelling in addition to other areas in mining engineering including mine design, layout selection and geotechnical impact assessment, risk management and advanced risk-based design and evaluation.
Hear from Ismet at Webinar 4 - Future workforce.