Applied Research Chair
Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
Andrea joined NAIT in 2015 and is the Ledcor Applied Research Chair in Environmental Sustainability at the Technology Access Centre for Energy & Environmental Sustainability. Andrea has 27 years of experience in coal and oil sands with 16 years of related tailings knowledge. Andrea has obtained a deep level of design and industrial research and development experience across all aspects of oil sands mining including the key focal areas of mining, ore characterization, water treatment, tailings management, and bitumen extraction. She currently leads a group of 25 researchers who are passionate about moving new technologies to commercialization and improving sustainability in the energy industry.