Team

Our team includes geostatisticians and geometallurgists with diverse experience in numerical modeling for mining and petroleum projects. Our experience spans from precious and base metals to conventional petroleum and oil sands. Together we are building the new platform for resource modeling.

Jared Deutsch

Dr. Jared Deutsch

President and Principal Geometallurgist

Dr. Deutsch leads Resource Modeling Solutions and directs geometallurgical modeling projects. Dr. Deutsch has experience in mineral resource estimation and geometallurgical modeling for complex hard rock deposits. He specializes in integrating metallurgical data with machine learning into mineral resource models for better process predictions and increased mine value. He holds advanced degrees in both extractive metallurgy and geostatistics. Prior to joining Resource Modeling Solutions, he was a geometallurgist and geostatistician on the Carlin Trend at Newmont. Dr. Deutsch is the founder and editor of Geostatistics Lessons providing guidance on the application of geostatistics.

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Ryan Barnett

Dr. Ryan Barnett, P.Geo.

Principal Geostatistician

Dr. Barnett directs geostatistical modeling projects at Resource Modeling Solutions. Dr. Barnett has worked in the field of resource modeling and geostatistical consulting for over a decade. He specializes in modeling multiple variables and forecasting the value of drilling scenarios in terms of reducing geological project risk. Prior to joining Resource Modeling solutions, Dr. Barnett was a research associate in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at the University of Alberta. He also worked as a mine geologist in the Athabasca oil sands. Dr. Barnett continues to develop and teach courses on advanced geostatistics to industry professionals.

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Clayton Deutsch

Dr. Clayton Deutsch, P.Eng.

Principal Geostatistician

Dr. Deutsch oversees consulting, training, and strategic decisions at Resource Modeling Solutions. He is a Professor in the School of Mining and Petroleum Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Alberta where he directs the Centre for Computational Geostatistics. He teaches and conducts research into better ways to model heterogeneity and uncertainty in mineral deposits and petroleum reservoirs. His employment history also includes three years with Exxon Production Research Company and three years of experience with Placer Dome Inc. Dr. Deutsch has published eight books and over three hundred research papers.

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Diogo Silva

Dr. Diogo Silva

Senior Geostatistician

Dr. Silva performs and supervises geostatistical modeling projects at Resource Modeling Solutions. Dr. Silva has experience in mineral resource estimation for both mineral and petroleum projects. He specializes in probabilistic modeling of complex geological settings. He also has extensive experience with stochastic modeling of complex multivariate data, drill hole location optimization, data space studies and uncertainty. Dr. Silva holds degrees in mining engineering and geostatistics. Prior to joining Resource Modeling Solutions, he was a geostatistician on the Carlin Trend at Newmont and Geostatistician at Clayton V. Deutsch Consultants Ltd.

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Ryan Martin

Dr. Ryan Martin

Senior Geostatistician

Dr. Martin is a geostatistician and geologist at Resource Modeling Solutions. Dr. Martin has experience in geological modeling and resource modeling mostly in hard rock domains. He specializes in locally varying anisotropy, implicit modeling, machine learning, and strategies for stationary decision making. He holds advanced degrees in economic geology and geostatistics. Prior to joining Resource Modeling Solutions he was a Geological Consultant and an Exploration Geologist with Aurico Gold (now Alamos Gold Inc.). He has over 20 technical publications and actively supports geostatistical training through tooling development used in industry short courses.

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Yaroslav Vasylchuk

Dr. Yaroslav Vasylchuk

Senior Geostatistician

Dr. Vasylchuk has experience in mineral resource estimation, grade control modeling, and open pit blasting. He specializes in short-term grade control modeling and modeling blast-induced displacement of rocks and rock fragmentation. He holds advanced degrees in both geostatistics and open pit blasting. Prior to joining Resource Modeling Solutions, he worked as a Mine Surveyor and a Mining Engineer. He has published over 30 technical publications.

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