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Professor Ernesto Villaescusa - Director

Ernesto Villaescusa

Professor Villaescusa has had 25 years of applied research experience working with mining houses such as: MIM Holdings, Noranda, WMC Resources, Penoles, Minera Autlan, CODELCO, BHP Billiton and Normandy. He has developed guidelines for effective underground mining leading to a safe and economical extraction of ore and undertaken applied research in all aspects of mining methods for a range of rock mass and geotechnical conditions ranging from shallow cut-and-fill mines to large and deep block caves.


Professor Ernesto Villaescusa

Telephone Number: +61 (0) 8 9088 6155
Fax: +61 (0)8 9088 6151