Mining, Geotechnical, &
Facility Engineering Services


Contact Information

Biswajit Dasgupta, Ph.D.
Staff Engineer
(210) 522-6815
bdasgupta@swri.org

 

image of device designed and built at SwRI for large-scale dynamic shear tests of natural rock fractures under earthquake loads

Experienced SwRI engineers design and build specialized test equipment, including this device for large-scale dynamic shear tests of natural rock fractures under earthquake loads.


image of Geotechnical and Mining Engineering Services Brochure.

Geotechnical & Mining Engineering Services Brochure

Mining, geotechnical, and facility engineering services at Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) apply expertise in a wide range of engineering disciplines, including:

Mining, geotechnical, and facility engineering services are used for investigation, analysis, design and risk assessment of engineered structures and their operations under natural and human-induced hazards, including focused evaluations conducted for the safe storage, transportation, and disposal of radioactive materials.

Staff members use field studies, laboratory experimentation, and computer modeling techniques to provide a full spectrum of engineering services for the design and operation of surface and subsurface facilities.

Related Terminology

mining services  •  geotechnical engineering  •  facility engineering  •  rock engineering  •  mining engineering  •  geological engineering  •  geotechnical engineering  •  structural engineering  •  mechanical engineering  •  nuclear engineering  •  earthquake analysis  •  risk analysis

Benefiting government, industry and the public through innovative science and technology
Southwest Research Institute® (SwRI®), headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, is a multidisciplinary, independent, nonprofit, applied engineering and physical sciences research and development organization with 10 technical divisions.

04/15/14