Mr. Hume has a Master’s degree in Geomechanics from Queen’s University. His formal training in rock mechanics and geotechnical engineering combined with 9 years of practical geological and geotechnical field experience have made him a talented geomechanics specialist. His area of expertise includes geotechnical data collection and site characterization, numerical modelling, ground support design and evaluation, and underground mine design. Since joining RockEng in 2011, he has been a key technical contributor for numerous projects, including extensive numerical modelling, support design, site investigation, underground mine design, stope sizing and sequencing, backfill evaluations, and pit slope stability assessments.
Colin Hume, M.Sc.