Olga has 20+ years of experience at an international level, across multiple disciplines. She holds a B.Sc. (Hons.), 2000 and M.Sc. (Hons.), 2002, in Mechanical Engineering (Manufacturing) from National Technical University (Ukraine) and a dual Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering/Material Science from BAYATI, Budapest/University of Miskolc, Hungary (2006). Olga has received numerous awards for her scientific work throughout her study, including an industrial Ph.D. scholarship.
From 2007-2011, Olga held various academic positions at the University of Miskolc, Hungary, including Senior Lecturer at the Department of Production Engineering and Technology, and International Students and Research Partnership Coordinator (ERASMUS program). Olga’s research was focused on the development of Laser Melt Injection (LMI) technology for cutting tool applications within the manufacturing industry. She has published numerous technical papers in internationally recognised scientific journals.
Olga joined Amira Global in 2011 and is currently a Program Manager Technology & Innovation. She applies her technical knowledge, management skills and enthusiasm for innovation in developing high value multidisciplinary collaborative projects for the mining industry. Olga was involved in the development and oversight of a number of collaborative projects such as: Transportable moisture limit (TML) for iron ore fines; Moisture measurement and control for iron ore conveyor systems; Optimal pushback design; Multispectral GPR for rock characterisation under cover, Spectral Induced Polarisation, Characterising, optimising, and exploring complex orebodies, Evaluation of TSF monitoring technologies etc.
Olga’s current portfolio includes projects in Geoscience, Geophysics, Mine Engineering, Metallurgy and Sustainability where she engages mining companies on topics of common interest that deliver high value outcomes.