Robert Cooke is the principal of Paterson & Cooke's Denver, Colorado practice. Robert founded Paterson & Cooke with Dr. Angus Paterson in 1991.
Robert has more than 25 years of experience related to slurry transportation and mine tailings. He has worked on projects around the world, including backfill; long distance pipelines; hydraulic hoisting; marine mining applications; and filtered, paste, thickened, and conventional tailings operations.
Robert is a member of the Mining and Metallurgical Society of America (Qualified Professional), a member of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration, a member of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum and a Fellow of the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. He has written numerous technical papers on the application of slurry transport and lectures at a number of courses presented by Paterson & Cooke and other institutions.