Ben is a geoscientist currently working with the MinEx Cooperative Research Centre and has previously been involved with the real-time analysis of geological samples from coiled tubing drill rigs within the Deep Exploration Technologies CRC.
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Doctor of Philosophy The University of Adelaide
Bachelor of Science Honours The University of South Australia
Bachelor of Science The University of Adelaide
Excludes commercial-in-confidence projects.
MinEx Project 2 Phase 2: Coiled Tubing Drilling for Definition of Mineral Deposits, MinEx CRC, 01/01/2022 - 31/12/2024
MinEx Project 3 Phase 2: Real-time downhole assay, MinEx CRC, 01/01/2022 - 31/12/2024
MinEx CRC Project 3: Real-time downhole Assay, MinEx CRC, 01/01/2019 - 31/12/2021
MinEx CRC Project 2: Coiled Tubing Drilling for definition of Mineral Deposits, MinEx CRC, 01/01/2019 - 31/12/2021
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Fontana, FF, van der Hoek, B, Tassios, S, Tiddy, C, Stromberg, J, Francis, N, Uvarova, YA & Lancaster, DG 2023, 'Laser induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) for whole rock geochemistry', Journal of Geochemical Exploration, vol. 246, article no. 107160, pp. 1-13.
van der Hoek, B, Blaine, F, Giles, D, Tiddy, C, Mostofi, M & Soe, S 2022, 'A method to collect representative samples from water-driven percussion drilling techniques: examples from RoXplorer® coiled tubing drill rig', Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, online., pp. 1-19.
Fontana, FF, Tassios, S, Stromberg, J, Tiddy, C, van der Hoek, B & Uvarova, YA 2021, 'Integrated laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) and multivariate wavelet tessellation: a new, rapid approach for lithogeochemical analysis and Interpretation', Minerals, vol. 11, no. 3, article no. 312, pp. 1-21.
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Tiddy, C, Hill, S, Giles, D, van der Hoek, B, Normington, V, Anand, R, Baudet, E, Custance, K, Hill, R, Johnson, A, McLennan, S, Mitchell, C, Zivak, D, Salama, W, Stoate, K & Wolff, K 2019, 'Utilising geochemical data for the identification and characterisation of mineral exploration sample media within cover sequence materials', Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, online, pp. 1-29.
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|CSIRO Australia (Commonwealth Scientific Industrial Research Organisation)||AUSTRALIA|
|Deep Exploration Technologies Cooperative Research Centre||AUSTRALIA|
|University of Adelaide||AUSTRALIA|
|University of South Australia||AUSTRALIA|
Co-designer of the prototype sampling solution for the RoXplorer coiled tubing drill rig
Deep Exploration Technologies Cooperative Research Centre (DET CRC)
RoXplorer awarded #2 in the Top 10 Science Meets Business Innovations of 2016
KnowHow Magazine, CRC Association
Supervisions from 2010 shown
|Thesis title||Student status|
|Generating synthetic data for training predictive spectroscopic models||Current|
|Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy for downhole chemical assay||Completed|