Passionate Mining Engineering and Geoscience Student
With a passion and dedication to promote effective and responsible mining, I intend to help the mineral resources industries maximize holistic stakeholder wealth generation while minimizing and/or eliminating negative impacts through researching, engineering, leading, and strategizing within NGO's, large & small-scale mining, interdisciplinary committees, and professional development groups.
WHERE I HAVE GROWN
University of Arizona Honors College – Tucson, AZ
Bachelor of Science; Mining Engineering (Mineral Processing Emphasis)
& Geoscience (Gem Science Emphasis)
Centennial High School -- Pueblo, CO
High School Diploma
WHERE I PROBLEM SOLVE
Mercury Free Mining. Engineer & Researcher.
Develop and Pilot Research Program, Direct Social Media Strategy, Write, and Collaboratively Contribute to Organizational Strategies.
May 2020/2021–August 2020/2021
Nevada Gold Mines. Mining Engineering Intern.
Work with Survey Crew, Geology, Drill & Blast, Planning (Short & Long Range), and Ore Control Groups as Needed. Successfully Optimized Planning and Haulage.
Competencies & Relevant Courses
RESULTS OF EXPERIENCES
Flotation, Grain Analysis, Commination, Zeta Potential, and Other Tests/Processes.
Instructed by Dr. Jinhong Zhang, 2020-2021.
Nationally Competitive Extemporaneous Speaker, Congressional Debater, and Public Forum Debater, 2014-2019.
Extensive Field Experience. Instructed by Dr. Frank Mazdab and Dr. Ananya Mallik, 2020-2021.
Social Media Director at MFM, Website Development, Logo Design, Media Creation, Writing, and More
Practiced Mapping Formations and Faults within the Goldstrike Open Pit for Nevada Gold Mines.
Event Creation & Execution.
Designed and Implemented Fireside Chats, Networking Events, and More in Order to Successfully Advance the Mission of YMP AZ.
Economic Mineral Exploration/Prospecting.
Field Experience with Epithermal Systems, Pegmatites, and Carlin-Style Gold Deposits. Mined Gem Amethyst and Mineral Specimens Underground at the Last Chance Mine, Creede CO.
Studied and Executed Experimental Design for Remote Testing of Gold Concentration Processes for MFM.
Experience with Data Processing, PowerPivot, Graphing, Chemdraw, and More. Used Extensively When Calculating and Forecasting Haulage for Carlin Area Mines for Nevada Gold Mines.
Macro/Micro-Economics, Psychology, Statistics, Political Science, Supply Chain Logistics, Architectural Design, and Logistics Engineering
Practiced Producing Models, Surfaces, Plots, and Designing Plans for Goldstrike Open Pit Mine. Created Script for Converting Drone-Produced Point Clouds Into Clean 3D Topo Maps
All Microsoft Software, MineStar, Jigsaw, Deswik, and Matlab.
Created Business, Cholla Lapidary, to Sell Self-Sourced Cabochons, Mineral Specimens, and Other Lapidary Works. Created Unique Agate Mezzanine Knives.
Creative Project-Based Problem Solving
Planning & Execution
Interests & Hobbies
Where my Ambitions and Passions Come to Fruition
Young Mining Professionals Arizona
Founder and President of YMP AZ. We are an organization advancing the mining industry through working to enrich the next generation of mining leaders.
Mercury Free Mining
An innovative non-profit dedicated to sourcing and implementing novel mercury alternatives for artisanal and small-scale gold miners globally.
Cholla Lapidary is my cabochon, lapidary art, and mineral specimen business. It is the result of years of collecting and practicing the lapidary arts.
Speaking & Writing
Please contact me for any inquiries about speaking and/or writing! I enjoy the opportunity to contribute and/or participate in constructive conversations.