Name: Mr. Brian N’Drelan


Educational Credentials:

  • PhD Candidate in Mechanical Engineering, University of Technology. Dissertation submitted for evaluation and focused on Failure of Components and Systems in Alluvial Mining Engineering.
  • Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering, Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia

Professional Memberships:

  • IEAust, Australia
  • IEPNG, Papua New Guinea

Research Experience:

  • Over 25 years of scientific research experience in Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and Australia covering the fields of Operations Management, Mining Engineering, Materials Science and Manufacturing Technologies.

Research Interests:

  • Advanced Materials Science
  • Experimental Engineering
  • Operations Management
  • Manufacturing Technologies
  • Failure Analysis
  • Computer Aided Design and Finite Element Methods


  • Worldwide publications in the fields of Materials Science, Finite Element Modeling and Robotics. See profile on Google Scholar and Scopus.