Data Analytics Specialist
Patrick is responsible for Grade Engineering® projects and research around; method development; rapid prototyping; data analytics and visualisation.
He has worked for CRC ORE in various capacities since its inception, and is a key member of the team responsible for evaluating and delivering Grade Engineering®.
Patrick has 11 years’ experience in the minerals industry focused around applied research and development. Before joining CRC ORE he worked at The University of Queensland's Julius Kruttschnitt Mineral Research Centre (JKMRC). During this time his work covered areas spanning geometallurgy, comminution, method development, technology integration and evaluation, applied research, statistics and data analytics.
Patrick has proven himself across all levels of the project to prototype to product cycle, with the successful development, research and commercialisation of his own inventions (JK Bond Ball Lite). He has been instrumental in the development of the Grade Engineering® concept as well as creating integrated analytical methods for generating value propositions around new and innovative methods for improving feed grades.