Dr Steven Zhang

Dr Steven Zhang


PhD Earth Sciences
University of Ottawa, Canada

B.Sc (Hons) Physics & Mathematics
University of Ottawa, Canada

Functional Expertise

  • Machine learning applied to geosciences
  • Advanced statistics
  • Innovation
  • Research and development

Industry Expertise

  • Computational geology
  • Engineering
  • Mining (Operational)
  • Research

Heading our Canadian division and Research and Development is Dr Steven Zhang.

Dr Zhang is a  computational earth scientist with 10 years’ experience in the application of computational and numerical techniques in geoscientific topics in an academic, industry and consulting capacity. He is highly experienced in multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary solutions to outstanding problems in various scientific and engineering fields.

Steven’s expertise include numerical and computational modelling, machine learning, specifically advanced analytics and chemical kinetics modelling. These skills are liberally applied to solve outstanding problems. He has experience in the development of numerical methods, computational modelling of geological systems, geophysical exploration, machine learning algorithm development and implementation, evaluation of mineral resources and assessment of mineral processing plants.

Steven has developed a set of machine learning-geostatistical algorithms for in-situ grade estimation and ore classification published with the Journal of Natural Resources. In addition, Steven has experience with data governance at a national and enterprise-level.