Mining professor honoured as distinguished lecturer

Prof. Rimas Pakalnis of UBC’s Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering is one of this year’s chosen speakers for the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) Henry Krumb Lecture Series.

As a distinguished lecturer, Pakanis shares his research work conducted by the Spokane Research Laboratories and provides information which enables mine operators to better understand their workplace and provide a safer work environment.

SME helps bring outstanding speakers to local sections of the organization through the Henry Krumb Lecture Series to enhance their appreciation and understanding of important new methods and technologies.

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