Dr. Navid Mojtabai

Professor, Department Chair, Mineral Engineering
New Mexico Tech, Socorro, NM

Dr. Mojtabai is a professor of mineral engineering. His research interests are Site Investigation, Rock Fragmentation, Mine Design, and Geomechanics. He is an expert in a variety of mining fields, including economic analysis, geostatistics, mine ventilation, environmental Issues, rock slope stability, tunneling and underground excavation. Mojtabai is a graduate of New Mexico Tech, earning his bachelor’s and master’s in mining engineering in Socorro. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Arizona in mining engineering, with a minor in civil engineering.