Richard is a well-regarded expert in applied numerical modelling in geotechnical engineering. His practical and numerical modelling experience has provided many innovative solutions to overcome project challenges and the necessary tools to tackle a wide range problems that currently exist in the geotechnical and mining industries.
Richard has considerable expert knowledge and skills in the areas of numerical modelling and applied geotechnical engineering. His expertise spans a broad range of topics from numerical modelling of soil and rocks, to studies involving routine and specialised laboratory and in-situ testing.
Richard has over 50 technical papers published in international journals and conferences. He is also a frequent invited speaker at universities, conferences and technical societies, and a Conjoint Associate Professor at the University of Newcastle.