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Date and place of birth: June 26, 1965, Prokopyevsk, Kemerovo Region, Russia.

Affiliation: Professor at the Department of Mineral Mining, Dean of the Mining Faculty, Saint-Petersburg Mining University, Russian Federation.

ORCID ID0000-0001-9663-6713

Scopus ID56535304400

AuthorID: 175192

Academic degree/rank: Doctor of Engineering Sciences, Professor.


  • Prokopyevsk Technical College, Technician in Surveying (1980–1984);
  • Leningrad Mining Institute (now Saint-Petersburg Mining University), Mining Faculty, Mining Engineer in Technology and Overall Mechanization of Underground Mineral Mining. Cum laude graduate (1984–1989);
  • Leningrad Mining Institute, Mining Faculty, Postgraduate Studentship in Underground Mineral Mining (1990–1994);
  • Candidate of Science degree in engineering after defence of dissertation on the theme: Integrated Efficient Control over Stoping Advance in the Vorkuta Deposit (1994);
  • Doctor of Science degree in engineering after defence of dissertation on the theme: Justification of Multi-Gate Preparation Flowcharts for Deep-Level Longwalls in Gas-Bearing Coal Mines (2009).

 Research interests (key words): mining, underground mining of stratified deposits, ground control.

 Research & professional development:

  • Probationer Lecturer, Assistant, Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor, Dean (1989–2003), Head of Department of Mining, Director (2003–2010), Vorkuta Mining Institute, a division of the Saint-Petersburg State Mining University;
  • Professor at the Department of Mineral Mining, Dean of the Mining Faculty (2010 up to date), Saint-Petersburg State Mining University.

 Academic and professional communities:

  • Member of the Federal Association for Highen Education in the Field of Mining, Oil & Gas, Geodesy and Geology;
  • Member of the Society of Mining Professors (SOMP);
  • Member of the Editorial Board of journal Gornyi Zhurnal.

PublicationsAuthor of more than 140 scientific publications, including 2 monographs and 6 patents of invention.

ConferencesAn active participant as a speaker and an organizing committee member to dozen international symposiums, forums and conferences on mineral mining and processing in Russia, Poland, Canada, etc.

R&D projectsManager and executer in R&D projects under contracts between the Saint-Petersburg Sate Mining University and mining companies of Vorkutaugol, SUEK-Kuzbass, SDS-ugol, Research and Design Institute of Coal Processing, EVRAZ Holding, etc.

AwardsHonorary Badge of Miner’s Glory 3rd class for the invaluable services in development of the fuel and energy sector.

Selected publications:

  • Kazanin O. I., Ilinets A. A. Ensuring the excavation workings stability when developing excavation sites of flat-lying coal seams by three workings. Journal of Mining Institute. 2022;253(1):41–48.;
  • Kazanin O. I., Meshkov A. A., Sidorenko A. A. Prospects for development of a technological structure of underground coal mines. Mining Informational and Analytical Bulletin. 2022;(6–1):35–53. (In Russ.);
  • Kazanin O., Sidorenko A., Sidorenko S., et al. High productive longwall mining of multiple gassy seams: best practice and recommendations. Acta Montanistica Slovaca. 2022;27(1):152–162.;
  • Meshkov A. A., Kazanin O. I., Sidorenko A. A. Improving the efficiency of the technology and organization of the longwall face move during the intensive flat-lying coal seams mining at the kuzbass mines. Journal of Mining Institute. 2021;249(5):342–350.;
  • Kazanin O. I., Marinin M. A., Blinov A. M. Professional retraining in the staffing system for the mining enterprises. Bezopasnost' Truda v Promyshlennosti. 2021;(7):79–84.;
  • Kazanin O., Sidorenko A., Drebenstedt C. Intensive underground mining technologies: Challenges and prospects for the coal mines in Russia. Acta Montanistica Slovaca. 2021;26(1):60–69.;
  • Meshkov A., Kazanin O., Sidorenko A. Methane emission control at the high-productive longwall panels of the Yalevsky Coal Mine. In: E3S Web of Conferences. 2020;174:01040.;
  • Kazanin O. I., Yaroshenko V. V. Decrease in coal losses during mining of contiguous seams in the near-bottom part at Vorkuta deposit. Journal of Mining Institute. 2020;244(4):395–401.;
  • Meshkov A. A., Kazanin O. I., Sidorenko A. A. Implementation of production potential of high-performance equipment-A key trend of improvement in underground mining of power-generating coal. Mining Informational and Analytical Bulletin. 2020;(12):156–165.;
  • Kazanin O. I., Sidorenko A. A., Sirenko Y. G. Analysis of the methods of calculating the main roofcaving increment in mining shallow coal seams with long breaking faces. ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences. 2019;14(3):732–736.
  • Kazanin O. I., Klimov V. V., Alekseev V. Y., Sidorenko A. A. Improvement of a longwall recovery room erection technology. International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology. 2019;10(2):1148-1153;
  • Kazanin O. I., Sidorenko A. A., Meshkov A. A. Organizational and technological principles of realization of the modern high productive longwall equipment capacity. Ugol. 2019;(12):4-13.;
  • Kazanin O. I., Korshunov G. I., Rudakov M. L. The implementation of modern occupational safety and health system as an element of sustainable development of coal mining enterprises. In: Innovation-Based Development of the Mineral Resources Sector: Challenges and Prospects - 11th conference of the Russian-German Raw Materials. 2018;(2019):571–577;
  • Kazanin O. I., Rudakov M. L., Kolvakh K. A. Occupational safety and health in the sector of coal mining. International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology. 2018;9(6):1333-1339;
  • Kazanin O. I., Sidorenko A. A., Vinogradov E. A. Assessment of the influence of the first established and identification of critical steps in main roof caving. ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences. 2018;13(10):3350–3354;
  • Kazanin O. I., Sidorenko A. A., Sirenko Y. G. Numerical study of the air-gas dynamic processes when working out the Mosshny seam with longwall faces. ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 2018;13(4):1534–1538;
  • Kazanin O. I., Sergeev I. B. Training a modern mining engineer: Objectives of universities and professional communities. Gornyi Zhurnal = Mining Journal. 2017;(10):75–80.;
  • Kazanin O. I., Sidorenko A. A., Vinogradov E. A. Substantiation of the technological schemes of intensive development of gas-bearing coal beds. ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences. 2017;12(7):2259–2264;
  • Kazanin O. I., Sidorenko A. A., Vinogradov E. A. Choosing and substantiating the methods of managing gas emission in the conditions of the Kotinskaya mine of JSC Suek-Kuzbass. ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences. 2017;12(6):1822–1827;
  • Kazanin O. I., Drebenstedt C. Mining education in the 21st century: Global challenges and prospects. Journal of Mining Institute, 2017, 225, 369–375.;
  • Kazanin O. I., Sidorenko A. A. Interaction between gas dynamic and geomechanical processes in coal mines. ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences. 2017;12(5):1458–1462;
  • Kazanin O. I., Sidorenko A. A. The best available technologies for horizon mining of flat-lying gaseous coal seams: Prospects for development in Russian mines. ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences. 2017;12(1);227–234;
  • Kazanin O. I., Rudakov M. L. Benchmarking initiatives in the field of occupational safety and health in the context of development of the coal Industry of Russia. Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences. 2016;7(2):2092–2099;
  • Kazanin O. I. Faculty of Mining of Russia's first technical university is 110. Gornyi Zhurnal = Mining Journal. 2015;(9):5–9.;
  • Kazanin O. I., Mustafin M. G., Meshkov A. A., Sidorenko A. A. Determination of parameters of intensive flat coal seams mining technology in the conditions of negative effect of mining operations on the daily surface. Naukovyi Visnyk Natsionalnoho Hirnychoho Universytetu. 2015;(2):51–56;
  • Kazanin O. I., Sidorenko A. A., Sementsov V. V. Determination of technology parameters of the thick steep gassy seams mining with sublevel caving and coal discharge mining system. Naukovyi Visnyk Natsionalnoho Hirnychoho Universytetu. 2014;(6):52–58.