Jonathan D. Aubertin

Jonathan D. Aubertin
Professeur
Degrees B. Eng. Mining Engineering, McGill, Ph. D. Geological Engineering, Queen’s University
Office A-1599
Presentation

Département de génie de la construction

Research interests:

  • Infrastructures and built environment
  • Information and Communications Technologies

Research areas:

  • Geological Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Rock Mechanics
  • Geotechnical engineering
  • Remote sensing and mass data collection
  • Rock and rock mass characterization using numerical data
  • Dynamic geomechanical behavior of rocks and rock masses
  • Ground control and instrumentation
  • Numerical modelling and analytical solutions for rock excavations
  • Rock fragmentation by blasting
  • Rock and rock mass characterization
  • Project management and project engineering
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52nd U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium
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FRAGBLAST 12 : 12th Internation Symposium on Rock Fragmentation by Blasting
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GeoStJohn's 2019 : under land & sea : September 29-October 2, 2019, St. John's, Newfoundland = sous la terre et la mer
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GeoStJohn's 2019 : under land & sea : September 29-October 2, 2019, St. John's, Newfoundland = sous la terre et la mer
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GeoOttawa 2017 : 70 years of Canadian geotechnics and geoscience = 70 ans de géotechnique et géosciences canadiennes
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Proceedings of Solution Mining Research Institute
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SMRI Fall 2020 Conference
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ISRM International Symposium - EUROCK 2020
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Proceedings of the 2012 World Congress on Advances in Civil, Environmental, and Materials Research (ACEM'12)
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Courses and support services

Courses

MGC922 Sujets spéciaux II : génie de la construction (Summer 2022)
CTN752 Ouvrages en remblai (Winter 2022)

Assistance to students

Thèse de doctorat (recherche appliquée)

    Scale-Dependency in Topographical Characterization Applied to Geosciences, by Sadeghi,Niloufarsadat.
    Fall 2022

Mémoire à 30 crédits

    Fragmentation du rock - Optimisation des résultantes, by Loboda,Agata.
    Summer 2022

Publications
Peer-reviewed article published in a refereed journal (8)

Jonathan D. Aubertin, D. Jean Hutchinson. 2022. « Scale-dependent rock surface characterization using LiDAR surveys ». Engineering Geology. vol. 301

Jonathan D. Aubertin, Ali Saadatmand Hashemi, Mark Diederichs, D. Jean Hutchinson. 2021. « Elliptical blast cratering in low porosity soft rock due to emitted and reflected pressure waves interaction ». Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. (In press)

Jonathan D. Aubertin, D. J. Hutchinson, M. S. Diederichs. 2021. « Towards blast design guidelines for underground rock salt mines ». Blasting and Fragmentation. vol. 13 , nº 2. p. 77–101.

Jonathan D. Aubertin, D. Jean Hutchinson, Mark Diederichs. 2021. « Horizontal single hole blast testing – Part 1: Systematic measurements using TLS surveys ». Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology. vol. 114 9 p.

Jonathan D. Aubertin, D. Jean Hutchinson, Mark Diederichs. 2021. « Horizontal single hole blast testing – Part 2: Field observations and experimental trends from SHB campaigns at two underground salt mines ». Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology. vol. 114 11 p.

B. Forbes, N. Vlachopoulos, M. S. Diederichs, J. Aubertin. 2020. « Augmenting the in-situ rock bolt pull test with distributed optical fiber strain sensing ». International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. vol. 126

Li Li, Jonathan D. Aubertin, Jean-Sébastien Dubé. 2014. « Stress distribution in a cohesionless backfill poured in a silo ». Open Civil Engineering Journal. vol. 8 , nº 1. p. 1-8.

Li Li, I. C. Alvarez, J. D. Aubertin. 2013. « Self-weight consolidation of slurried deposition: tests and interpretation ». International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering. vol. 7 , nº 2. p. 205-213.

Communication (5)

Jonathan D. Aubertin. 2021. « A LiDAR based rating for mechanical scaling conditions in underground mines ». Communication during a conference : CIMVTL21 : Virtual Convention+Expo : Resilient & Thriving : Together in a Changing World ( En ligne, May 03-06, 2021 )

Jonathan D. Aubertin, D. Jean Hutchinson, Mark Diederichs. 2019. « Blasting in soft rocks: technical considerations and case studies in rock salt mines ». Communication during a conference : 2019 CIM Convention : the Changing Face of Mining = Congrès ICM : Le visage changeant de l'industrie minière ( Montréal, QC, Canada, Apr. 28-May 01, 2019 )

Jonathan D. Aubertin. 2018. « LiDAR applications to underground rock blasting optimization ». Communication during a conference : 3rd Virtual Geoscience Conference ( Kingston, ON, Canada, Aug. 22-24, 2018 )

Jonathan D. Aubertin, D. J. Hutchinson, M. S. Diederichs. 2018. « Applications du LiDAR aux pratiques de sautages en mines souterraines ». Communication during a conference : 41e Session d’étude sur les techniques de sautage ( Québec, QC, Canada, 15-16 nov. 2018 )

Jonathan D. Aubertin, D. J. Hutchinson, M. S. Diederichs, J.-B. Dromer. 2017. « Single blasthole testing in soft rock ». Communication during a conference : CIM 2017 Convention ( Montréal, QC, Canada, Apr. 30-May 03, 2017 )

Conference proceeding (9)

Stefan Hoentzsch, J. D. Aubertin. 2020. « Salt Mining in a Pile of Pancakes – The Silurian Salina Evaporite Formation in the Windsor-Detroit area and its implications for mining and geological risk assessment ». SMRI Fall 2020 Conference (En ligne, Sept. 21-24, 2020)

J. C. Innocente, M. S. Diederichs, C. Paraskevopoulou, J. D. Aubertin. 2020. « Numerical investigation of the applicability of time-dependent models ». ISRM International Symposium - EUROCK 2020 International Society for Rock Mechanics.

Jonathan D. Aubertin, S. Hoentzsch, M. S. Diederichs, Jean D. Hutchinson. 2019. « The impact of a salt deposit’s origin on its exploitation: three case-studies from underground mining operations ». GeoStJohn's 2019 : under land & sea : September 29-October 2, 2019, St. John's, Newfoundland = sous la terre et la mer (St John, NB, Canada, Sept. 29-Oct. 02, 2019) Canadian Geotechnical Society.

Jonathan D. Aubertin, D. J. Hutchinson, M. S. Diederichs. 2019. « Application of LiDAR technology for the assessment of mechanical scaling conditions in underground mines and tunnels ». GeoStJohn's 2019 : under land & sea : September 29-October 2, 2019, St. John's, Newfoundland = sous la terre et la mer (St John, NB, Canada, Sept. 29-Oct. 02, 2019) Canadian Geotechnical Society.

S. Hoentzsch, J. D. Aubertin, J. Voigt. 2019. « Geology of the Weeks Island Salt Dome with a focus on the current 1,500 ft. level of the Morton Salt Mine ». Proceedings of Solution Mining Research Institute (New Orleans, LA, USA, Apr. 07-10, 2019)

J. D. Aubertin, S. Hoentzsch, M. S. Diederichs, H. Milton. 2018. « Influence of the creep law on pillar response based on numerical simulations of an underground salt mine ». 52nd U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium (Seattle, WA, United states, June 17-20, 2018) American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA).

J. D. Aubertin, D. J. Hutchinson, M. S. Diederichs, R. Triebel. 2018. « Proposed improvements for single blasthole test reporting methodology and observations from tests in rock salt mines ». FRAGBLAST 12 : 12th Internation Symposium on Rock Fragmentation by Blasting (Lulea, Switzerland, June 09-15, 2018) p. 495-507. Lulea University of Technology.

Jonathan D. Aubertin, D. J. Hutchinson, M. S. Diederichs, J.-B. Dromer. 2017. « Application of LiDAR technology for the investigation of rock mass response to blasting ». GeoOttawa 2017 : 70 years of Canadian geotechnics and geoscience = 70 ans de géotechnique et géosciences canadiennes (Ottawa, ON, Canada, Oct. 01-04, 2017) Canadian Geotechnical Society.

Li Li, J. D. Aubertin, J.-S. Dubé. 2012. « Pressure measurement in a silo backfilled with a cohesionless soil ». Proceedings of the 2012 World Congress on Advances in Civil, Environmental, and Materials Research (ACEM'12) (Seoul, Korea, Aug. 26-29, 2012) p. 1921-1933. Yuseong, Daejeon, Korea : Techno-press.

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