Hani Mitri, Eng.

Professor

Technical and scientific contributions as an educator, researcher, and consultant in the mineral resource engineering discipline in the areas of underground mining, rock engineering, ground control, mine design, and ore transportation. Significant management and leadership experience gained through numerous university administrative positions, and engagement in professional society activities. More than 30 years of teaching and research experience; founder of McGill Mine Design Laboratory since 1988; more than 200 papers in scientific journals and conference proceedings; supervised to completion more than 60 Master's and PhD students. Co-Editor of International Journal of Mining Science and Technology, and editorial board member of several other journals. Licensed professional engineer in the province of Quebec, Canada since 1987.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Policy

The Mine Design Laboratory strongly encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous peoples and members of visible minorities.

Education

PhD McMaster University
MEng McMaster University
BASc Cairo University

Contact

Phone: 514 398 4890 (office)
Office: Frank Dawson Adams Building, Room 121
Email: hani.mitri [at] mcgill.ca
Website(s): Mine design & numerical modelling laboratory website

Area of expertise:

Rock Engineering, Numerical Modelling, Mine Design

Undergraduate courses:

MIME 200 Intro to the Minerals Industry 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

MIME 290 Industrial Work Period 1 2 Credits
    Offered in the:
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MIME 291 Industrial Work Period 2 2 Credits
    Offered in the:
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MIME 392 Industrial Work Period 3 2 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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MIME 426 Mine Design & Prefeasib Study 6 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

MIME 484 Mining Project 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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MIME 494 Industrial Work Period 4 2 Credits
    Offered in the:
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Graduate courses:

MIME 520 Stability of Rock Slopes 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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MIME 620 Rock Mechanics 1 4 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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MIME 621 Rock Mechanics 2 4 Credits
    Offered in the:
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MIME 635 Finite Elem Meth-Rock Mechs 4 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

Awards, honours, and fellowships:

2019: CIM Rock Mechanics Medal - Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum

2015: John A Franklin Rock Mechanics Award - Canadian Geotechnical Society

2014: CIM Fellowship - Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum

Areas of interest:

Rock breakage without explosives
Rockburst control with destress blasting

Mining-induced seismicity

Dynamic rock supports
Underground mine prefeasibility studies
Open pit stability

Longhole mining

Publications

Publications by year

Google Scholar profile

Scopus profile

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