Connor was born and raised in Tulsa, OK before heading off to Missouri University of Science and Technology to get his bachelor’s in Geological Engineering with minors in Geology & Spanish.
Connor completed a summer internship in Elko, Nevada working as a geotechnical engineering intern at Newmont Mining Corporation within their Carlin gold mine operations analyzing the slope stability of surface pit mining operations and rockfall hazards for portal mines.
Currently residing in Philadelphia, PA with his fiancé, Kala, Connor enjoys long-distance running and following the professional sport of athletics (track and field) and marathoning. He is very interested in learning new languages/cultures and loves to travel to new countries.
A variation of karst sinkhole grouting is the grouting of mined coal seams and workings located below existing infrastructure that exhibit the potential to propagate to the surface and cause sinkholes and/or subsidence.