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Date and place of birth: August 16, 1965, Moscow Region, Russia. Born into a family of a mining engineer, Vadim spent his youth and graduated from secondary school in 1982 in the city of miners Inta, Republic of Komi, Russia.

Contact: Leninskiy prospekt, 4, Moscow, Russia, 119049.


Tel./fax(office): +7(499)237-30-02

Affiliation: Vice-rector, National University of Science and Technology MISIS (NUST MISiS).

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

ORCID ID: 0000-0002-6474-5349

Scopus ID8919065900



  • Graduated cum laude from the Moscow Mining Institute with specialty in electrification and automation of mining (1987);
  • Postgraduate studentship ended with getting a Candidate of Sciences degree in engineering after successful defence of dissertation on the theme: Automatic Fan Drive Control for Underground Coal Combustion (1987–1990);
  • Was awarded a Doctor of Science degree in engineering after successful defence of dissertation on the theme: Mathematical Modeling of Electromechanical Equipment of Mining Machines Based on Identification of Dynamic Characteristics (2004).

Research interests: mathematical modeling of electromechanical equipment for mining machines; higher education in mining.

Research & professional development:

  • Assistant (1991), Senior Lecturer (1994), Associate Professor (1995) and Professor (2004) at the Department of Electrification of Mines at the Moscow State Mining University;
  • Vice-rector (2004) of the Moscow State Mining University, Vice Chairman of the Board for Education in Mining in the Association of the Russian Federation Universities;
  • Vice-rector (2014) of the National University of Science and Technology–MISIS incorporating the Moscow State Mining University;
  • Appointed Chairman of the Federal Educational Training Association in Higher Education in Applied Geology, Mining, Oil & Gas, and Geodesy, incorporating more than 100 universities in Russia, Order of the Ministry and Education and Science of the Russian Federation.

Academic and professional communities:

  • Chairman 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 journals Gornyi Zhurnal, Higher Education in Russia, Izvetiya vuzov. Gornyi zhurnal;
  • Full member of the Russian Academy of Mining Sciences;
  • Full member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences;
  • Member of the Board of Experts of the Russian Accreditation Agency (government certification of higher education programs for universities in Russia).

Publications: more than 200 papers, including a monograph, 8 subject matters of copyright.

ConferencesOver many years, Vadim Petrov has been a member of organizing committees of international conferences held in Russia. He takes an active part as a speaker in many international events on mining in Germany, Poland and China.

R&D projects (manager and executer): Higher education; personnel training; electrical complexes and systems in mines; mining machines.


  • Honorary Badge of Miner’s Glory 2nd and 3rd class;
  • Honorary Worker of Higher Professional Education;
  • Medal in Commemoration of the 85th Anniversary of Moscow.

 The main publications: 

  • Petrov V. L. Analytical review of the training system for mining engineers in Russia. Mining Science and Technology (Russia), 2022;7(3):240259.;
  • Petrov V. L., Kuznetsov N. M., Morozov I. N. Modeling power use at processing plant. Gornyi Zhurnal. 2022;(2):72–76.;
  • Petrov V. L., Kuznetsov N. M., Morozov I. N. Electric energy demand management in mining industry using smart power grids. Mining Informational and Analytical Bulletin. 2022;(2):169–180.;
  • Petrov V., Sadridinov A., Pichuev A. Research and analysis of the efficiency of power consumption in tunneling sections. In: Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering. 2022;823:109–117.;
  • Petrov V. L., Morozov I. N., Kuznetsov N. M., Soloviev E. L. Investigation of high voltage circuit breakers for breaking capacity based on simulation models. In: Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering. 2022;817:173–182.;
  • Petrov V., Sadridinov A., Pichuev A. Power consumption control at coal mining sites. In: Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering. 2022;812:169–176.;
  • Petrov V. Modeling and Identification of Electromechanical Systems Using Orthonormal Jacobi Functions. In: Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). 2021;12949:237–251.;
  • Petrov V., Kuznetsov N., Morozov I. Experimental studies of energy technology indicators during ore crushing at a processing plant. In: Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Advent Trends in Multidisciplinary Research and Innovation, ICATMRI 2020. 2020.;
  • Petrov V., Sadridinov A., Pichuev A. Software package for analysis of energotechnological flows in the course of shaft-sinking and tunnelling at coal mines. Computer program incorporation certificate No. 2020661811 dated October 1, 2020, Federal Service for Intellectual Property of the Russian Federation;
  • Petrov V., Sadridinov A., Pichuev A. Comprehensive program for effective power consumption management at drifting areas of coal mines. Computer program incorporation certificate No. 20206620067 dated October 7, 2020, Federal Service for Intellectual Property of the Russian Federation;
  • Petrov V., Sadridinov A., Pichuev A. Analysis and Modeling of Power Consumption Modes of Tunnelling Complexes in Coal Mines. In: E3S Web of Conferences. 2020;174.;
  • Zolkin D., Petrov V. Computer model of electric drive of 1L100K conveying unit. In: E3S Web of Conferences. 2019;134.;
  • Petrov V. L. Properties of spectral models of electromechanical systems in mining machines on the Chebyshev–Hermite orthonormal function basis. Mining Informational and Analytical Bulletin. 2012;(1):330–334;
  • Petrov V. L. Justification of orthonormal functions for the classes of spectral models of electromechanical systems with various vibratability properties. Mining Informational and Analytical Bulletin. 2013;(S5):162–173;
  • Petrov V. L., Pugach V. F. Attractiveness of education in Russia: Achievements and challenges. Vysshee Obrazovanie v Rossii. 2020;29(4):2939.;
  • Chernikova A. A., Petrov V. L. Centenary of the Moscow State Mining University - Preserving traditions in outpacing time! Gornyi Zhurnal = Mining Journal. 2018;(2):5–12.;
  • Petrov V. L. Training of mineral dressing engineers at Russian Universities. Tsvetnye Metally. 2017;(7):14–19.;
  • Puchkov L. A., Petrov V. L. The system of higher mining education in Russia. Eurasian Mining. 2017;(2):57–60.;
  • Petrov V. L. Federal training and guideline association on applied geology, mining, oil and gas production and geodesy-A new stage of government, academic community and industry cooperation. Gornyi Zhurnal = Mining Journal. 2016;(9):115–119.;
  • Petrov V. L., Krupin Yu. A., Kochetov A. I. Evaluation of professional education quality in mining and metallurgy: New approaches. Gornyi Zhurnal = Mining Journal. 2016;(12):94–97.