academic faculty
Fall Term
Geol 446
APSC 100(m3)
Geol 863
Winter Term
Geol 105
Geol 403
Geol 413
Geol 447
Spring Term
Geol 300/310
Current Graduate
C. Banton
N. Kjelland
N. Young
M. Villeneuve
N. Vlachopoulos
M. Yazicioglu
Former Students
Current Research
Research Interests
Recent Publications
Research Links
Canadian Geotechnical Society
Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy the Environment
Tunnelling Association of Canada
Australasian Institute for Mining and Metallurgy
American Rock Mechanics Association
International Society for Rock Mechanics
International Tunnelling Association
Queen's - RMC GeoEngineering Centre
Journal Links
International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences
Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment
Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering
Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering
American Society of Civil Engineers Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering
Journal of Geotechnical and Geological Engineering
Engineering Geology
World Tunnelling
Mining Journal

Dr. D.J. Hutchinson, P.Eng
Office: Miller 228
Phone: (613) 533-6183,
Fax (613) 533-6592,

Department of Geological Sciences
& Geological Engineering,

Miller Hall, Queen's University,
Kingston, Ontario,
K7L 3N6

Member of the
Queen's-RMC GeoEngineering Centre

Jean Hutchinson joined the Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering at Queen's University in 2001, following previous experience in a variety of positions in research, teaching, engineering and consulting. Dr. Hutchinson is a graduate of programs in Geological Engineering (1984, B.A.Sc. University of Toronto) and Civil Engineering (1988, M.A.Sc. University of Alberta; 1992, Ph.D. University of Toronto).
Professor Hutchinson's research interests include:
  • Landslide Stability Assessment, Monitoring and Remediation
  • Geotechnical Monitoring Input to GIS Based Slope Stability Decision Support Systems (with R. Harrap, Queen's)
  • Crown Pillar and Ground Subsidence Assessment and Remediation
  • Risk Assessment and Management for GeoHazards
  • Application of Geophysics to Void Detection (with Dr. G. Cascante, Dept. of Civil Engineering, University of Waterloo)
  • Cablebolt Design and Verification (with Dr. M. Diederichs, Queen's)
  • Rock Support Design
  • Design and Performance of Artificially Frozen Soil Structures
  • Site Investigation Program Design
  • Geological Engineering Education

    Funding Sources

    Canadian Centre for Remote Sensing

    Professional Associations

    Canadian Geotechnical Journal: Associate Editor
    Canadian Rock Mechanics Association (CARMA): Secretary / Treasurer
    Canadian Geotechnical Society
    Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy
    Canadian Society for Civil Engineering
    Tunnelling Association of Canada
    Professional Engineers Ontario
    International Society for Rock Mechanics
    International Association for Engineering Geology and the Environment


    John Franklin Award, Canadian Geotechnical Society, 2003
    A.G. Stermac Award, Canadian Geotechnical Society, 2001
    GeoEngineering Gold Medal, University of Toronto, 1984


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