Newmont Mining Corporation Employment History

  • Chief Geoscientist, Greenwood Village, Co., 2008–2018
  • Chief Geophysicist, Englewood, Co., 2006-2008
  • Chief Geophysicist R&D, Englewood, Co., 2004-2006
  • Consulting Geophysicist, Englewood, Co., 1997-2004
  • Research Geophysicist, Tucson, Az. and Denver, Co., 1988-1997

Main Areas of Expertise and Experience

  • Electromagnetic data interpretation, technical software development, and geophysical methods used in mineral exploration.
  • Management of a major mining concern’s exploration technology group covering geophysics, geochemistry, geology, database, GIS, and remote sensing.  This group consisted of about 30 individuals working in various localities around the world. Responsibility for this group’s technical facilities in Denver and Perth.
  • The development of geoscience technology whose application leads to a better understanding of the subsurface, the discovery of new resources, and/or the solution of a geotechnical, environmental, or engineering problem including:
    • Helicopter time-domain electromagnetics (e.g. NEWTEM)
    • Distributed IP data acquisition systems (e.g. NEWDAS)
  • Exploration project work in North and South America, SE Asia, and Africa.
  • Geophysics training including short courses and lectures.


  • Ph.D., Geophysics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1987, Adviser: Dr. Gerald Hohmann, Thesis: A New Technique for Rapidly Processing and Interpreting Transient EM Data and 3D EM Inversion using Integral Equations
  • M.S. Geophysics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1984
  • B.S. Geophysical Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, Golden Colorado, 1981