PEOPLE

The Lassonde Institute brings together our UofT global leading experts across disciplines and the entire mining life cycle. From the Faculty of Applied Sciences and Engineering, Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, and the Faculty of Arts and Sciences our researchers are developing innovative solutions for the most complex and pressing mining challenges.

Find the U of T Engineering researchers with the expertise to solve your most complex challenges

Executive Team 

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Lesley Warren, PhD
Director, Lassonde Institute
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Rachel Wallace
Associate Director, Strategy & Development

Stay tuned for our Lassonde Research & Innovation Area Leads in:

  • Energy & Sustainability
  • Exploration
  • Robotics, Machine Learning & Big Data
  • Safer Mines
  • Society and the Economy
  • Water & Tailings

Lassonde Institute Principal Investigators 

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Cristina Amon, PhD

Department of Mechanical Engineering

  • Energy & Sustainability
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Melissa Anderson, PhD

Minerals Resources & Tectonics Group; Department of Earth Sciences

  • Exploration
  • Robotics, Machine Learning & Big Data
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Gisele Azimi, PhD

Laboratory of Strategic Materials; Departments of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry and Materials Science & Engineering

  • Energy & Sustainability
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Mansoor Barati, PhD

Sustainable Materials Processing Research Group; Department of Materials Science & Engineering

  • Energy & Sustainability
  • Water & Tailings
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Erin Bobicki, PhD, PEng

Sustainable Mineral Processing Laboratory; Departments of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry and Materials Sciences & Engineering

  • Energy & Sustainability
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Bridget Bergquist , PhD

Trace Metal and Metal Isotope Laboratory; Department of Earth Sciences

  • Energy & Sustainability
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Kinnor Chattopadhyay, PhD, PEng

Process Metallurgy Research Labs; Department of Materials Sciences & Engineering

  • Safer Mines
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Birsen Donmez, PhD, PEng

Canada Research Chair in Human Factors and Transportation; Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

  • Robotics, Machine Learning & Big Data
  • Safer Mines
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Elizabeth Edwards, PhD, PEng

BioZone – Centre for Applied Bioscience and Bioengineering; Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry

  • Water & Tailings
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Kamran Esmaeili PhD, PEng

Mine Modeling and Analytics Lab; Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering

  • Robotics, Machine Learning & Big Data
  • Safer Mines
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Mason Ghafghazi, PhD

Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering

  • Safer Mines
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Sebastian Goodfellow, PhD

Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering

  • Robotics, Machine Learning & Big Data
  • Exploration
  • Energy & Sustainability
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Murray Grabinsky, PhD, PEng

Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering

  • Safer Mines
  • Water & Tailings
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Giovanni Grasselli, PhD

Geomechanics Group; Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering

  • Safer Mines
  • Robotics, Machine Learning & Big Data
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Daniel Greogry, PhD

Department of Earth Sciences

  • Robotics, Machine Learning & Big Data
  • Exploration
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Frank Gu, PhD, PEng

NSERC Senior Industrial Research Chair in Nanotechnology Engineering; Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry

  • Robotics, Machine Learning & Big Data
  • Safer Mines
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John Hadjigeorgiou, PhD, PEng

Pierre Lassonde Chair of Mining Engineering; Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering

  • Safer Mines
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John Harrison, PhD, PEng

W.M. Keck Chair in Engineering Mechanics; Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering

  • Robotics, Machine Learning & Big Data
  • Safer Mines
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Greg Jamieson, PhD

Cognitive Engineering Laboratory; Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

  • Robotics, Machine Learning & Big Data
  • Safer Mines
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Andrew Jardine, PhD, PEng

Centre for Maintenance Optimization & Reliability Engineering (C-MORE); Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

  • Safer Mines
  • Robotics, Machine Learning & Big Data
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Heather MacLean, PhD, PEng

Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering

  • Society and the Economy
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Emily Moore, PhD

Troost Institute for Leadership Education in Engineering (Troost ILead)

  • Society and the Economy
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Bibhu Mohanty, PhD, PEng

Professor Emeritus; Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering

  • Energy & Sustainability
  • Safer Mines
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Vladimiros Papangelakis, PhD, PEng

Institute for Water Innovation; Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry

  • Water & Tailings
  • Energy & Sustainability
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Daniel Posen, PhD

Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering

  • Society and the Economy
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Angela Schoellig, PhD, PEng

Dynamic Systems Lab; University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies (UTIAS)

  • Robotics, Machine Learning & Big Data
  • Safer Mines
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Barbara Sherwood Lollar, PhD

Dr. Norman Keevil Chair in Ore Deposits Geology; Department of Earth Sciences

  • Exploration
  • Safer Mines
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Brent Sleep, PhD, PEng

Chair, Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering

  • Water & Tailings
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Lesley Warren, PhD

Claudette MacKay-Lassonde Chair in Mineral Engineering; Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering

  • Water & Tailings
  • Energy & Sustainability
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Peter Warrian, PhD

Innovation Policy Lab at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy

  • Society and the Economy
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Kaiwen Xia, PhD

Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering

  • Robotics, Machine Learning & Big Data
  • Safer Mines
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Zoltán Zajacz, PhD

Department of Earth Sciences

  • Exploration

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