RMIT University, School of Engineering, GPO Box 2476, Melbourne VIC 3001, Australia
Gavin Mudd is a global expert on the environmental sustainability of modern mining, and brings together a set of multi-disciplinary skills and knowledge to explore the challenges that the modern mining industry, governments and communities are collectively facing. His 20 years of research work have examined the environmental impacts to surface water and groundwater, waste rock and tailings management, acid mine drainage, rehabilitation, mineral resources and the sustainability metrics of mining, leading to more than 200 journal, conference, book and technical papers, reports or presentations, nearly two-thirds of which are peer reviewed. His research is differentiated by the integration of rich data sets, leading the way in quantifying the environmental and sustainability issues affecting modern mining. He is currently Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia.