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, Yildirim B, Durucan S, et al., 2020, Fracture behaviour and seismic response of naturally fractured coal subjected to true triaxial stresses and hydraulic fracturing, Fuel: the Science and Technology of Fuel and Energy, ISSN:0016-2361

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

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