Dr. Angela Küpper
Dr. Angela Küpper has 30 years of experience in geotechnical engineering in various countries, including Canada, US, Brazil, Congo, Colombia and Suriname. Her experience is mostly in the areas of mining, hydroelectric dams, risk assessment, geotechnical testing, instrumentation and automation, infrastructure projects as well as industrial and municipal waste management.
Hydroelectric and water retention dams - Dam design, instrumentation, rehabilitation, risk assessment; dam safety review Tailings technology; tailings management Tailings dams – planning, design, construction, risk assessment, evaluation, decommissioning and closure, independent reviews
Mining – planning, open pit, pit wall design, waste dumps and monitoring
Natural slopes – stability assessment, instrumentation, stabilization measures
Industrial and Municipal landfills – planning, design, operation, closure, risk assessment.
Types of industries worked in
Oil and gas, oil sands, mining (tailings, open pit, risk assessment), power generation (Hydroelectric and Thermoelectric), pulp and paper, industrial and municipal landfills, water resources and irrigation, transportation (Highways, Ports, Rail, Airports)
Ph.D, Geotechnical Engineering, 1991
M.Sc.(Honours), Geotechnical Engineering, 1983
B.Sc.(Honours), Civil Engineering, 1979
Professional Engineer (AB, BC)