Andrea Sedgwick, M.Eng, P.Eng

Published on March 13, 2022

BSc (Mining Eng) University of Alberta
MEng (Engineering Management) University of Alberta

Andrea joined NAIT in 2015 and is the Ledcor Applied Research Chair at the Centre for Oil Sands Sustainability. Andrea has 25 years of experience in coal and oil sands with 15 years of related tailings knowledge. Andrea has obtained a deep level of design and industrial research and development experience across all aspects of oil sands mining including the key focal areas of mining and ore characterization, water treatment, tailings management and bitumen extraction.

One of her key accomplishments include initiating the COSIA Tailings Research Working Group and chairing it for three years, gaining a deep knowledge in tailings research questions and working with international tailings research projects through AMIRA/CSIRO.