Monica Novell Morell

Monica is an Engineering Geology Master’s student at TU Delft. Main areas of study include soil-structure interaction, bored and immersed tunnelling, deep excavations and geo-risk management. She is a graduate engineer geologist by Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). She is enthusiastic, adaptable and hard worker, with a high sense of responsibility and commitment, always looking for new challenges to broaden her comfort zone day by day


The subject of her internship is performing a risk assessment of mine tailing facilities in Brasil with a focus on combining and comparing information from different GIS databases. We think this work is of importance in understanding how to manage these mining risks.