We welcome our new PhD candidate Hojat Shirmard to join the team.
Hojat is a PhD candidate in the EarthByte Group, School of Geosciences, University of Sydney. He holds a MSc degree in Mining Engineering – Mineral Exploration from the University of Tehran. He has experience doing more than 200 mineral exploration projects in different districts of Iran including geophysics, remote sensing, geology, and geochemistry. He has a track record of being involved in discovering a variety of ore deposits through a combination of fieldwork, processing, analysis, integrating a variety of exploration data in industry-based projects. He is now working on “Spatio-temporal Data Mining in Mineral Exploration”. His research has implications regarding developing sustainable mineral exploration in the era of the green energy transition.