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Sanchez Juncal
PhD Student

Abel received his MSc in Mining Engineering from the School of Mines in Spain in 2009 for his work using UDEC to model the stability of rock slopes. Following his MSc research, Abel spent most of his time as a numerical modeler with Itasca codes and in the couple of years prior to joining us to pursue his PhD, he was geomechanical engineering consultant with Itasca consultants in Sweden. In this position he lead studies for clients such as SKB (nuclear waste) and mining companies, but served as an instructor for 3DEC, FLAC 3D, PFC, and UDEC.