hutchinson                                            D. Jean Hutchinson, Ph.D., P.Eng.
Full Professor, FEIC
Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
Miller Hall
Queen's University
Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada
Office: Miller 406
1 (613) 533-3388

Professor D. Jean Hutchinson is a Professor of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering, is a registered Professional Engineer in Ontario, and is a Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada. A Geological Engineer by training, Jean practiced as an engineer for several years, first with the Ontario Ministry of Transportation, and later with Klohn Crippen Consultants, before joining first the University of Waterloo and then moving to Queen’s University. Jean specializes in rock engineering, site characterisation and risk management for mining and transportation infrastructure, with a focus on landslide hazards. Jean is also the Vice President North America for the International Association of Engineering Geology and the Environment, and a member of the Board of the Foundation for Geotechnique.

  • Landslide and rockfalls
  • Applications of remote sensing to slope stability assessment
  • Risk based decision making
  • Site investigation program design
  • Mine subsidence
  • Geotechnical monitoring using dynamic GIS, decision support and numerical simulation