Imperial College London


Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Earth Science & Engineering

Professor of Mining and Environmental Engineering



+44 (0)20 7594 7354s.durucan




1.36Royal School of MinesSouth Kensington Campus





Recent Measures of Esteem

  • 2006 Co-Chair and Distinguished Speaker at the International Symposium on Environmental Issues and Waste Management in Energy and Mineral Production, Bangkok
  • 2006- Visiting Professor, International Postgraduate School, Josef Stefan Institute, Slovenia
  • 2004 Expert reviewer, IPCC Special Report on Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage



Cao W, Durucan S, Cai W, et al., 2020, The role of mining intensity and pre-existing fracture attributes on spatial, temporal and magnitude characteristics of microseismicity in longwall coal mining, Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, Vol:53, ISSN:0723-2632, Pages:4139-4162

Cao W, Shi J-Q, Durucan S, et al., 2020, Gas-driven rapid fracture propagation under unloading conditions in coal and gas outbursts, International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, Vol:130, ISSN:1365-1609

Cao W, Shi J-Q, Durucan S, et al., 2019, Numerical modelling of anomalous microseismicity influenced by lithological heterogeneity in longwall top coal caving mining, International Journal of Coal Geology, Vol:216, ISSN:0166-5162

Shi JQ, Durucan S, Korre A, et al., 2019, History matching and pressure analysis with stress-dependent permeability using the In Salah CO2 storage case study, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, Vol:91, ISSN:1750-5836

Korre A, Durucan S, Nie Z, 2019, Life cycle environmental impact assessment of coupled underground coal gasification and CO2 capture and storage: Alternative end uses for the UCG product gases, International Journal of Greehouse Gas Control, Vol:91, ISSN:1750-5836

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