Leslie Smith

Leslie Smith holds the Cominco Chair in Minerals and the Environment at the University of British Columbia, Department of Earth, Ocean & Atmospheric Sciences. His research interests include hydrogeological processes within waste rock piles, groundwater-surface water interactions, reliability of model predictions, and methods for improved prediction of seepage fluxes from tailings impoundments. Dr. Smith also serves on a number of Geotechnical Review Boards for metal mine and oil sands operations.