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Dr Declan Vogt

Lecturer - Robotic and Automated Mining

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WHAT I DO AT CSM

  • Research / PhD supervision themes: In-mine geophysics, especially radio-based techniques, including RIM and GPR; underground communications; application of Lean principles to mining; stand-off remote sensing; mining automation; robotics;

 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • BSc Eng (Elec), 1989 (University of the Witwatersrand)
  • MSc Eng, 1992 (University of the Witwatersrand)
  • PhD Electronics, 2001 (University of York)

 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

  • 1992 - 2009, Chamber of Mines Research Organisation, then CSIR, in-mine geophysical tool development
  • 2009 - 2014, CSIR, Manager of mining research
  • 2014 - 2017, University of the Witwatersrand, Director of the Centre for Mechanised Mining Systems
  • 2017 - present, University of Exeter, Lecturer in Robotics and Autonomous Mining
     

AFFILIATIONS

  • Member of the Southern African Institution of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM)
  • Member of the South African Geophysical Association (SAGA)
  • Member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET)
  • Registered Professional Engineer with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA)