• 320 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
1991 …2019
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Personal profile

Professional Information

  • 2018 to date: Professor of Mining Engineering, School of Mining and Geosciences, Nazarbayev University, Astana, Kazakhstan
  • 2013 - 2017: Inaugural Chair of Mine Geotechnical Engineering, School of Mining Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.
  • 2001 - 2013: Senior Research Engineer, Geomechanics Research Centre, Laurentian University, Sudbury Canada
  • 2001 - 2015: Adjunct Professor (Term appointments), School of Engineering, Laurentian University, Sudbury Canada
  • 1998 - 2001: Post-Doctoral Fellow, Geomechanics Research Centre, Laurentian University, Sudbury, Canada
  • 1994 - 1998: Research Assistant, Geomechanics Research Centre, Laurentian University, Sudbury Canada
  • 1989 - 1994: Senior Lecturer, School of Mines, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana
  • 1983 - 1989: Lecturer, School of Mines, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana
  • 1980 - 1982: Teaching Assistant, School of Mines, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana
  • 1976 - 1977: Intern, Prestea State Goldfelds, Prestea, Ghana

External positions

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Research Output 1991 2019

  • 320 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
  • 21 Article
  • 10 Conference contribution
  • 4 Paper

Use of an artificial crown pillar in transition from open pit to underground mining

Xu, S., Suorineni, F. T., An, L., Li, Y. H. & Jin, C. Y., May 1 2019, In : International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. 117, p. 118-131 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

pillar
Ores
Gold mines
instrumentation
Numerical methods
1 Citation (Scopus)

A feasibility study on confinement effect on blasting performance in narrow vein mining through numerical modelling

An, L., Suorineni, F. T., Xu, S., Li, Y. H. & Wang, Z. C., Dec 1 2018, In : International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. 112, p. 84-94 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Blasting
feasibility study
blasting
modeling
Ores
3 Citations (Scopus)

Parametric study and dimensional analysis on prescribed hydraulic fractures in cave mining

He, Q., Suorineni, F. T., Ma, T. & Oh, J., Aug 1 2018, In : Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology. 78, p. 47-63 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Caves
cave
Hydraulic fracturing
Hydraulics
conditioning
4 Citations (Scopus)

A study of gravity flow principles of sublevel caving method in dipping narrow veins

Xu, S., Suorineni, F. T., An, L. & Li, Y., Nov 1 2017, In : Granular Matter. 19, 4, 82.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dipping
veins
Gravitation
gravitation
Ores
14 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of discontinuity stress shadows on hydraulic fracture re-orientation

He, Q., Suorineni, F. T., Ma, T. & Oh, J., Jan 1 2017, In : International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. 91, p. 179-194 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

discontinuity
Hydraulics
Rocks
rock
stress field