Andrew Fitzpatrick

Andrew Fitzpatrick

IGO

Chief Geophysicist

Andrew Fitzpatrick has over 15 years experience in the application of geophysics for mineral and groundwater exploration. 

In his years of working across government, academia, applied research, and the private resource and mining sector, He has been able to demonstrate original ideas and enhance overall performance through technology upgrades, cost effective re-purposing of existing data, advanced employee mentoring, and data acquisition and modelling methods that go beyond just the standard implementation of best practices. In particular he specialises in:

  • implementing new and advanced geophysical techniques
  • develop, execute, and interpret the latest data inversion program codes for geophysical data
  • providing technical leadership and mentoring to exploration teams
  • constrained geophysical modelling
  • uncertainty reduction in geophysical modelling
  • large scale computation- applying algorithms on cloud based platforms

He is currently an Adjunct Associate Professor at the West Australian School of Mines at Curtin University: Lecturing on applied geophysical and environmental geophysical methods and providing mentorship to early career scientists, and postgraduates.

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