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Academy Associates

ACADEMY ASSOCIATES AND INSTRUCTORS

The following associates of the Academy are available to instruct seminars or courses at the academy or at your facility.  These individuals are also available for consulting services to industry

ACADEMY ASSOCIATE CREDENTIALS

Calvin J. Konya, Ph.D Download PDF Resume

DEGREES AND CREDENTIALS

Distinguished              Inducted as life member into National Academy of Science for
Scientist 1995               contributions and innovative research in Explosives Engineering
(Hungary).     
           

Doctorate 1989           From Nehezipari Muszaki University (Hungary) for outstanding (Honorary) worldwide contributions in Explosives Engineering.

Ph.D., 1972                 Mining Engineering, University of Missouri at Rolla.  Emphasis on permeability of coal, explosives application, shaped charge design,  fracture propagation, rock mechanics and geology.

M.S., 1970                    Engineering Management, University of Missouri at Rolla.  Emphasis on finance, marketing, personnel relations, computer applications.

M.S., 1968                    Mining Engineering, University of Missouri at Rolla.  Emphasis on explosives application in mining and construction, rock mechanics and geology.

B.S, 1966                     Mining Engineering, Missouri School of Mines, University of Missouri at Rolla. Emphasis on rock mechanics and blasting.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

            40 years of field experience in Blasting for mines, quarries, construction and demolition.  (see resume for specific types of projects)

Enrique Albarran Download PDF Resume

DEGREES AND CREDENTIALS

Civil Engineer Universidad Regiomontana, Monterrey N.L. (Mexico)

CONTINUING EDUCATION

Surface Blast Design and Control, Cleveland Ohio, USA
Computers & Instrumentation for Blast Design and Control, Cleveland Ohio, USA
Blast Design and Explosive Handling, Cleveland Ohio, USA

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

            20 years of field experience in Blasting for mines, quarries, construction and demolition.  (see resume for specific types of projects) 

Mickey Bradley Download PDF Resume

DEGREES AND CREDENTIALS

Associate of Arts - Grossmont Junior College; El Cajon, CA, 1967
            Bachelor of Arts - San Diego State: San Diego, CA, 1969; Industrial Arts
            Master of Education - Boston University, Overseas Campus; Naples, Italy, 1981

Service Schools:
            Dec. 1969 - Feb. 1970 - USMC Officer Candidate School; Quantico, VA
            Nov. 1970 - May 1971 - USMC Officer’s Basic School; Quantico, VA
            June 1971 - Aug. 1971 - USMC Supply Officer’s School; Camp LeJeune, NC
            Aug. 1977 - May 1978 - USMC Amphibious Warfare School; Quantico, VA
            March 1990 - Emergency Medical Technical Basic Course: No. A351667
            May 12-14, 1991 - U.S. Army Combat Engineer Course; Ft. Chaffee, AR

Technical Schools and Certifications:
            September 1981 - Oklahoma Surface Blasting Course - Cert. # 389
            September 1982 - DuPont’s Surface Blasting Course
            August 1983 - Dallas Instruments Blasting seismographs
            August 1986 - Kansas Blaster Certification No. 251847
            May 1987 - OSMRE Instructor Training Course; Leesburg, VA
            September 1987 - Arkansas Blaster Certification No. 001
            September 1987 - Iowa Blaster Certification No. A-001
            August 1988 - Federal Blaster Certification - OSM #546-70-0041
            March 1990 - Utah Surface Blaster Certification WS 0446-90
            November 1990 -Texas Railroad Commission Blaster Certification No. 003
            January 1991 - Utah Division of Oil, Gas, and Mining Blaster Cert. No. 001
            December 1992 - Missouri State Blaster’s Certification # 546-70-0041
            February 1998 - Vibra-Tec Blasting Vibration Technology Conference
            May 1998  - White Industrial Seismology Course on the Mini-Seis + software
            June 2000            -White Industrial Seismology Course on Blasting Vibration

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

            30 years of field experience in Blasting for mines, quarries, construction and demolition.  (see resume for specific types of projects)

James W. Mahar Ph.D Download PDF Resume

DEGREES AND CREDENTIALS

PH.D., 1977                Geology  (Engineering Geology and Rock/Soil Mechanics Specialty) University of Illinois – Urbana IL

M.S., 1972                  Geology (Ground Water Specialty) Ft. Collins, CO

B.S., 1967                   Geology Idaho State University – Pocatello ID

State of IL                   Geologist License #196-000325

State of WA                Geologist License # 1184

State of TX                  Geoscientist License #6784

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

            36 years of field experience in geotechnical and geologic engineering for mines, quarries and construction.  (see resume for specific types of projects)

John Montgomery Download PDF Resume

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

[1988-2005] Commissioner of Insurance Atlanta GA 
Fire Safety Compliance Officer
Explosives Technician
Blasting Complaint Investigations
Seismograph Operations
Certified Arson Investigator
Haz-Mat Technician

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

            20 years of field experience in compliance as related to blasting for mines, quarries and construction.  (see resume for specific types of projects)

Larry C. Schnieder, P.E. Download PDF Resume

DEGREES AND CREDENTIALS

Master of Science, Physics
Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio                           
Bachelor of Arts, Major in Physics, Minor in Mathematics
Thomas Moore College          

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

President/Owner, Detonation Safety Engineering
             
Specializing in Blasting and Explosive related projects including:
Blaster Training Seminars
Blast Damage Claim Investigation
Independent Seismograph/Air Blast Monitoring
Vibration Prediction Studies
Expert Testimony
Compliance Investigation

35 years of field experience in regulatory affairs for mines, quarries and construction.  (see resume for specific types of projects)

Ed Smith Download PDF Resume

DEGREES AND CREDENTIALS

North Georgia College, Dahlonega, GA
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
Continuing Education Courses at:

  • Precision Blasting Services: three blast design seminars - three certificates, DuPont Safety Seminar on Explosives - three Seminar Certificates
  • International Society of Explosives Specialists Certifications: (I.S.E.S.) -three Certificates
  • Teller Blasting Seminar
  • DuPont Safety Seminar on Explosives - three Seminar Certificates
  • International Society of Explosives Engineers, (I.S.E.S.) - one Certificate
  • International Association of Bomb Technicians and Investigators - twelve Certificates, International Society of Explosives Engineers Conference every year 1975-2002
  • Kentucky Blasters Conference every year 1973-2002

LICENSES

Blasters Licenses Held  
State of Georgia
State of Alabama
State of Florida   
State of Tennessee
State of Kentucky

INDUSTRIAL EXPERIENCE

Locater Group - Consultant to Explosives Industry

Controlled Blasting. Inc. - Director of Marketing

Ed Smith & Associates, Inc. - President
                                         
Ed Smith & Sons, Inc. - Vice-president and President

Carlton Contracting Co. – Foreman - General Superintendent

R.T. Smith Contracting Co.  Driller/Powderman to assist foreman on all projects.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

            55 years of field experience in construction and blasting for mines, quarries and construction.  (see resume for specific types of projects)

Greg S. Williams, P.E. Download PDF Resume

DEGREES AND CREDENTIALS

Professional:  B.S. Mining Engineering, Ohio State University, (Minor in Civil Engineering);
                    B. A. Communication, Cleveland State University,

Registered Professional Engineer: KY, OH, PA, WV.

          
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

            18 years of field experience in blasting for mines, quarries and construction.  (see resume for specific types of projects)