Itasca Consulting Group, Inc.

Jim Hazzard

Principal Engineer, Software Manager, 3DEC Product Manager

U.S. Minneapolis
Itasca Consulting Group, Inc.

office: +1 (612) 371-4711

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Areas of Expertise

Geotechnical
Numerical Modeling
Software Development

Consulting Services

Energy
Mining

Jim Hazzard

Principal Engineer, Software Manager, 3DEC Product Manager

Jim Hazzard is a geological engineer with a Ph.D. in geophysics. He has extensive experience in software development for geomechanics and he is currently the Software Manager at Itasca Consulting Group, as well as product manager and primary developer for 3DEC.

Dr. Hazzard is also a consultant with Itasca and has worked on several projects evaluating the stability of open pit and underground mines. Other interests include numerical modeling of seismicity and hydraulic fracture. Dr. Hazzard is a registered Professional Engineer in Ontario, Canada.

Education

Ph.D. (Numerical Modeling of Acoustic Emissions and Dynamic Rock), 1998
Keele University, Keele, UK

B.Sc. (Geological Engineering and Geophysics), 1994
Queen’s University, Ontario, Canada

Professional Memberships

Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO)

American Rock Mechanics Association

International Society for Rock Mechanics (ISRM)

American Geophysical Union (AGU)

Chair: CGS Rock Mechanics Division, 2011-2014

Chair: Canadian Rock Mechanics Association, 2014-2015

Publications

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U.S. Minneapolis
Itasca Consulting Group, Inc.