Mr John Sturgul

 Position Professor
 Org Unit School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering
 Telephone +61 8 8313 0007
 Location Floor/Room 2 29 ,  Engineering North ,   North Terrace
  • Biography/ Background

    • 2009 - Present, Professor, School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering, University of Adelaide, South Australia, 5005, Australia
    • 1991 - 2008, Professor of Mining Engineering, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho
    • 1982 - 1990, Professor of Mining Engineering, South Australian Institute of Technology, Adelaide, SA, Australia (now the University of South Australia)
    • 1976 - 1982, Associate Professor and then Professor of Mining Engineering, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, New Mexico
    • 1968 - 1976, Associate Professor, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
  • Qualifications

    • PhD Mining Engineering, University of Illinois, 1968
    • MS Mathematics, University of Arizona, 1963
    • BSc (with honor), Michigan Technological University, 1961
    • Hon, Dr Sc, University of Petrosani, Romania, 2000
    • Honor Societies:  Tau Beta Pi, Engineering, Phi Kappa Phi general, Pi Mu Epsilon mathematics, Sigma Gamma Epsilon earth science.  Fullbright Fellowship (Senior Scholar) to University of Queensland, Outstanding faculty member, University of Idaho, 1988
  • Research Interests

    • Mine Design using simulation and animation methods
    • Mineral Economics
    • Geostatistics
  • Publications


    Mine Design:  Examples Using Simulation, Sturgul, John R, Society of Mining Engineers, Littleton, CO, 2000.

    Mine Simulation, Panagiotou, GN and Sturgul, JR, eds, Balkema, Rotterdam, 1996.

    Fortran IV Programming, Merchant, M and Sturgul, J, Wadsworth publishing Co, Beaumont, CA, 1975.

    Fortran with WATIV and WATV, Merchant, M and Sturgul, J, Wadsworth publishing Co, Beaumont, CA, 1980.

    APCOM 1973, Tucson, Az, University of Arizona Press, Sturgul, JR, ed.


    Over 200 technical papers in refereed journals.

    Editorial Boards

    Co-Editor of International Journal of Surface Mining.

    Organising Committee for numerous major international conferences.

    Member, Society of Mining Engineering.

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