Pete Betts

Pete Betts

Pete Betts

Keynote Title: Multiscale structural geophysical analysis of IOCG mineral systems of Proterozoic Australia

Professor of Structural Geophysics and Tectonics.
Monash University, Australia

Pete Betts is a structural geophysicist with a diverse research portfolio that includes, structural geophysical analysis and modelling, structural geology, Precambrian tectonics, subduction and accretion geodynamics, intraplate volcanics fields, and Red Sea tectonics. In all of his research interests he integrates geology and geophysical analysis.  Pete obtained a BSc and PhD in Geosciences at Monash University.  Following a series of post-doctoral and contract teaching positions he gained continuing appointment in 2005.  He teaches, field geology, Applied Geophysics,
Tectonics and Geodynamics, and an industry short course “Geology from Geophysics”.  In 2014 Pete became Associate Dean Graduate Research in the Faculty of Science, where he has Academic, Strategic and administrative responsibilities for the faculty’s PhD cohort.  Pete also is a director of a niche consulting company, PGN Geoscience.  Pete was the 2015 recipient of the Bruce Hobbs medal for excellence in Structural Geology and Tectonics.