Dr Lewis Meyer
Senior Lecturer in Mining Engineering
Telephone: 01326 253766
ACSM, MCSM BEng MSc PhD CEng FIMMM MCIM PCAP FHEA
Lewis is a chartered mining engineer with 26 years experience in mining, rock mechanics and underground civil construction.
The early part of his career was spent in production minng in Australia and South Africa.
On returning to the United Kingdom, he competed an MSc before joining a civil engineering consultancy gaining experience in design, project and contract management on various tunnelling projects in London.
Following completion of a PhD in Geomechnics, Lewis spent six years working as a consultant rock mechanics engineer on overseas projects. In 2007 he joined Wardell Armstrong International mining consultancy working on feasibility sudies, techical due diligence and reserve reporting.
Lewis joined the staff on the Camborne School of Mines in 2014 (Education and Scholarship Lecturer) Teaching Geotechnics, Mine Planning and Design.
Introducing Deswik Advanced Mine Planning Software to the undergraduate and masters programmes.
Lewis has been shortlisted for the Exeter Guide / FXU Teaching Awards - Best Lecturer catagory twice.
Runner-up in the Exeter Guide / FXU Teaching Awards - Best Lecturer catagory in 2016
Shortlisted in the Exeter Guide / FXU Teaching Awards - Best Lecturer catagory in 2018 (top four)
and received a FXU You're Brilliant Award 2018.
BEng Mining Engneering - Camborne School of Mines
MSc Rock Mechanics and Foundation Engineering - Newcastle University
PhD Geomechanics - University of Exeter
PCAP Postgrauate Certificatein in Academic Practice - University of Exeter
Professional Qualifications and Memberships
Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining
Member of British Tunnelling Society
Member of the Cornish Institute of Engineers
Member of the Canadian Institute of Mining. Metallurgy and Petroleum.
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and Aspire Fellowship.
Teaches on the following modules
CSM3044 Mining Economics and Design
CSM3332 Feasibility Study
CSMM419 Advanced Mine Planning and Design
CSMM130 Excavation and Geomechanics
CSMM153 Mine Planning and Design