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Alex Tyson

Dyno Nobel

Alex Tyson

Alex Tyson is currently a Senior Consultant for the South Central Region of Dyno Nobel.  He earned his BS in Chemistry from the University of California at Berkeley and MS in Explosives Engineering from the Missouri University of Science and Technology.  Alex began his professional career as a science educator and curriculum developer in Berkeley, CA, but his experience in pyrotechnics led him to the explosives world.

For the past 3 years out of Nashville and the previous 7 out of the Chicago area, Alex has led technical operations for surface, underground and construction blasting.  His areas of expertise include blast design, high speed videography, data collection, and blaster education and training.

In his free time, Alex is an avid volleyball player, musician, homebrewer, and hiker.

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