Distance Courses

 Gertsch, Leslie S.
 Geosciences&Geological&Pet Eng
 203 Rock Mechanics
 ROLLA, MO 65409

Colorado School Of Mines, Doctor of Philosophy, 1989

PhD Mining Engineering, BS Geological Engineering Colorado School of Mines; Employed by US Bureau of Mines, Earth Mechanics Institute, Colorado School of Mines, and Michigan Tech; Research sponsored by US Dept of Energy, NASA, NSF, and industry.

Research Interests
extra-terrestrial mining and excavation, rock mechanics, mechanical rock cutting, near-Earth objects (NEOs), mine planning, mine equipment selection, planetary surface operations, space resources, space exploration, sustainability of mineral production, Moon, Mars, asteroids, comets