Science and Technologies in Geology, Exploration and Mining

1. Section Geology

  • Geology of mineral resources
  • Structural geology and tectonics
  • Geostatistics and statistical methods in geology
  • Petrology, mineralogy and geochemistry
  • Sedimentology, paleontology and stratigraphy
  • Alpine and glacial geology
  • Quaternary geology and geomorphology
  • Protection and conservation of the geological heritage
  • Project management

2. Section Hydrogeology, Engineering Geology and Geotechnics

  • Contemporary problems in engineering geology and geotechnics investigations
  • Field investigations and laboratory analyses of rocks and soils mechanics
  • Modeling in engineering geology and geotechnics
  • Geodynamic processes. Geomechanics
  • Slope stability – models and management
  • Groundwater exploration and management
  • Karst terrains and karst aquifer characterization. Groundwater extraction from karst aquifers. Ecology and vulnerability of karst aquifers
  • Hydrodynamic Investigation of groundwater
  • Project management

3. Section Exploration and Mining

  • New techniques and technologies in open-pit mining
  • New techniques and technologies for mining underground deposits
  • Technique and technology of blasting activities. Controlled explosive demolition
  • Modern technologies in the coal mining industry
  • Automation of the mining industry
  • Prevention and dangers in the mining industry. Strategic environmental assessment and environmental impact assessment.
  • Information technologies in the mining industry
  • Risk management in the surface protection
  • Work safety in the mining industry
  • Mechanics of the rock mass and its influence on mining technologies and occupational safety
  • Recultivation and reclamation of areas, damaged from mining activities
  • Economics, management and design in the mining industry
  • Project management

4.    Section Mineral Processing

  • Processing of low - grade ores
  • Flotation, flocculation and solid - liquid separation
  • Hydrometallurgical processes
  • Recovery of precious metals
  • Coal preparation, desulfurization, briquetting and coking
  • Communition, sizing and agglomeration
  • Sampling and chemical analysis of wastes
  • Decrease of foreign matter in mineral raw material intended for sale
  • Project management

5.    Section Applied and Environmental Geophysics

  • Earthquake engineering and seismology
  • Seismic vulnerability and risk assessment
  • Nondestructive testing, structural diagnostics
  • Geophysics and micro-geophysics for engineering
  • Structures monitoring and remote sensing. Real-time seismic monitoring
  • Volcanology and applied geology
  • Geomagnetism and gravimetry
  • Geophysical methods for environmental applications
  • Geophysical investigations at pollution management and waste disposal
  • Astronomy & astrophysics
  • Project management

6.    Section Oil and Gas Exploration

  • New methods and technologies in petroleum geology
  • Characterization of unconventional gas reservoirs
  • Three-dimensional visualization of the porous rock structures
  • Directional and horizontal drilling and tomography methods
  • Underground gas storing and reservoir modeling
  • Refining, oil and gas trade and marketing
  • Environment protection in the petroleum industry. Capacity building, environmental impact assessment and monitoring in oil and gas developments
  • Project management
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