Nazarbayev University
Graduate School of Education

School of Mining & Geosciences

Staff

Gani Nessipbekov
Executive Director
Phone : +7 (7172) 69 45 33
Dariga Tukayeva
General Manager for Admissions
Phone : +7 (7172) 70 66 89
Alina Katrenova
Senior Manager for Finance
Phone : +7 (7172) 69 45 32
Igor Kim
Human Resources Manager
Phone : +7 (7172) 70 90 53
Prof. Ali Mortazavi
Professor
Publications
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  1. Trueman R, Meyer T G H and Stockwell M. Fluid drilling system. PCT/AU96/00783 now sealed as 76869/96. In Canada 2239734, China 96198876.2, Poland 182186, Russia 98112575, South Africa 96/10255, United Kingdom 2322889 and United States of America 10/237,255, WO97/21900.
  2. Trueman R, Meyer T G H and Stockwell M. Erectable arm assembly for use in boreholes. PCT/AU98/0042 now sealed as 77509/98. In Canada 2292639, China 98805857.X, Poland P337328, Russia 2000100345, South Africa 98/4906, United Kingdom 2342373 and United States of America 09/917,612, WO98/55727.
  3. Brown E T. Block Caving Geomechanics Second Edition, The International Caving Study 1997-2004. JKMRC Monograph Series in Mining and Mineral Processing 3. The University of Queensland. Chapter 3 and 5 contributions by R Trueman.
  4. Langosch U, Thomas R and Trueman R. Recent Developments in the Understanding of Longwall Geomechanics in Deep Weak Roof Types and Shallow Strong Roof Types. Aachen International Mining Symposia Aachen, Germany, 11-12 June, 2014.
  5. Trueman R, Thomas R and Hoyer D. Understanding the Causes of Roof Control Problems on a Longwall face from Shield Monitoring Data: a Case Study. Proceedings 30th International Conference on Ground Control in Mining, Morgantown, WV, USA, July 26-28, 2011.
  6. Stewart P C, Trueman R and Brunton I. Factors Influencing Overbreak in the Barkers Orebody, Kundana Gold Mine: Narrow Vein Case Study. Trans Inst Materials, Minerals and Mining and the AusIMM (Mining Technology), Volume 120, No 2, 2011, pp 80-89.
  7. Trueman R, Lyman G and Cocker A. Longwall roof control through a fundamental understanding of shield-strata interaction. J. Rock Mech and Min Sci. 46 (2009) 371-380.
  8. Trueman R, Castro R and Halim A. A study of multiple draw zone interaction in block caving mines by means of a large 3D physical model. In J. Rock Mech and Min Sci. 45 (2008) 1044-1051.
  9. Castro R, Trueman R and Halim A. A study of isolated draw zones in block caving mines by means of a large 3D physical model. J. Rock Mech and Min Sci 44 (2007) 860-870.
  10. Stewart P, Trueman R & Lyman G. The development of a benchmark stoping width for longhole narrow-vein stoping. Trans Inst Min and Metall. (Sect A: Min Industr), Vol 117 No 3, 2007, pp 128-135.
  11. Stewart P and Trueman R. Quantifying the impact of stress relaxation on excavation design. Trans Inst Min and Metall. (Sect A: Min Industr). Vol 113, No 2: A107-117, 2004.
  12. Trueman R and Mawdesley C. Predicting cave initiation and propagation. Trans Canadian Inst Min Met Vol 96, No 1071: 54-59, (2003).
  13. Trueman R, Pierce M and Wattimena R. Quantifying Stresses and Support Requirements in the Undercut and Production Level Drifts of Caving Mines. J. Rock Mech and Min Sci 39 (2002) 617-632.
  14. Mawdesley C, Trueman R and Whiten W. Extending the Mathews’ stability graph for open stope design. Trans Instn Min Metall (Sect A: Min Industr). Vol 110: A27-39, 2001.
  15. Trueman R, Mikula P, Mawdesley C and Harries N. Experience in Australia with the application of the Mathews’ method for open stope design. Trans Canadian Inst Min Met Vol 93, No 1036, January 2000.
  16. Trueman R, Coulthard M A and Poulsen B. Estimating Unsupported Spans for Highwall Mining. Rock Mechanics — Tools and Techniques. Proc of the 2nd North American Rock Mechanics Symposium: NARMS 96, Montreal, 1985-1992, 1996.
  17. Duncan Fama M E, Trueman R & Craig M S. Two and three dimensional elasto-plastic analysis for coal pillar design and its application to highwall mining. J. Rock Mech and Min Sci & Geomech Abstr, Vol. 32, No. 3, 215-225, 1995.
  18. Thin I G, Pine R J. & Trueman R. Numerical Modelling as an Aid to the Determination of Stress Distribution in Longwall Coal Mining. Int. J. Rock Mech. Min. Sci. & Geomech. Abstr., Vol 30, No 7, 1403-1409, 1993.
  19. Tyler D B & Trueman R. A Probabilistic Key Block Analysis for Support Design and the Effects of Mining Induced Stress on Key Block Stability: A Case Study. Trans Inst Min Met, Section A, Jan-Apr 1993, Vol 104.
Research Interests
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  • All aspects of Metalliferous and Coal Mining Rock Mechanics.
  • Ultra-Short radius drilling
Daniyar Malgazhdar
Manager for Mining Engineering Program
Phone : +7 (7172) 69 45 34
Damira Abudanash
Manager for Petroleum Engineering Program
Phone : +7 (7172) 70 59 81
Nurlan Akhmetov
Senior Laboratory Coordinator
Gylym Sapinov
Laboratory Technician
Altynay Kazhkenova
Specialist
Phone : +7 7172 694628