Dirk van Zyl

Dirk van Zyl

Professor Emeriti

Mine Waste Management



Professor and Chair of Mining and the Environment. Dirk has more than 40 years’ experience in research, teaching and consulting in tailings and mine rock structures. In the past decade much of his attention has focused on mining and sustainable development.

Research Interests

Contact Information

Office: FWD 507

Email: dvanzyl@mining.ubc.ca

Phone: 604 827 3462


Selected Publications