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, Shi J-Q, Si G, et al., 2018, Numerical modelling of microseismicity associated with longwall coal mining, International Journal of Coal Geology, Vol:193, ISSN:0166-5162, Pages:30-45

Shi J-Q, Durucan S, 2018, Variation in horizontal stress with pore pressure depletion in coal under uniaxial strain conditions: An update on the modelling of laboratory data, International Journal of Coal Geology, Vol:187, ISSN:0166-5162, Pages:94-97

Si G, Durucan S, Shi JQ, et al., 2018, Parametric Analysis of Slotting Operation Induced Failure Zones to Stimulate Low Permeability Coal Seams, Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, ISSN:0723-2632


Cao W, Shi JQ, Durucan S, et al., 2018, Gas-driven rapid fracture propagation and gas outbursts under unloading conditions in coal seams

Yildirim B, Cao W, Durucan S, et al., 2018, The effect of natural fracture heterogeneity on hydraulic fracture performance and seismic response in shale and coal formations

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