Itasca Chile SpA

Rodrigo Silva

Senior Geomechanics Engineer

Chile
Itasca Chile SpA

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Areas of Expertise

Geomechanical
Mining

Rodrigo Silva

Senior Geomechanics Engineer

Mr. Silva has significant experience in the field of applied rock mechanics, developing 2 and 3-dimensional slope stability analyses and back-analysis of slope failures in open pit mine projects in Chile,
Perú, Argentina and México considering numerical modeling and kinematic analysis. He also has experience using numerical modeling to evaluate design in underground mines in Chile, Argentina and Brazil. Additionally, he has experience in calibration of stress fields based onin-situ stress measurements. He also has experience in field testing for rock mass pre-conditioning.

Education

Master in Geomechanic Applied to Mining, 2014
Universidad de Los Andes, Chile

Industrial Engineer, 2006
Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María

Mining Engineer, 2001
Universidad de Santiago de Chile

Publications

Chile
Itasca Chile SpA