Andrey Vladimirovich Korchak

Andrey Vladimirovich KorchakA Member of the Russian Organizing Committee of the World Mining Congress.

Born on December 7, 1954 in the settlement of Molokovo, Leninsky District, Moscow Region.

Graduated cum laude from Moscow Mining Institute (1977) with qualification of a mining building engineer, then he completed his postgraduate studies at the department of «Underground facilities and mine construction». After completion of the postgraduate studies he worked as a junior research associate, a senior research associate, chair assistant, head of the department «Underground facilities and mine construction». Starting from 1995 he was the chief academic secretary, Provost of Moscow State Mining University, Rector of Moscow State Mining University. Docent, professor, Doctor of Engineering Science.

From 1999 to present he supervises fundamental and applied scientific research under agreements with the Ministry of Industry and Power of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation, Moscow Town-Planning, Development and Reconstruction department.

From 2006: the research advisor of the project in the analytic departmental target program of the Ministry of Education of Russia «Development of scientific potential in institutions of higher education».

Actively participates in qualified specialists training for the construction sector of Moscow, coordinates of the Multilateral Co-operation Agreement between the Architecture, Construction, Development and Reconstruction Complex of Moscow and Moscow State Mining University.

Winner of the Russian Federation’s Award in education; distinguished builder of Russia; an honourable employee of higher vocational education of the Russian Federation; an active member of the International Academy of Sciences of Higher Education and the International Academy of Environmental, Human and Natural Safety Sciences, an active member of the Russian Academy of Engineers in Geology, Mineral Resources Recovery and Processing, an active member of the Mining Sciences Academy, the Vice-President of Nedra Association, a member of the organizing committee of international exhibitions «Subcity» and «City-build», a member of the Tunnel Association of Russia.

Author of over 120 publications, including 6 textbooks, 4 monographs, 30 training and teacher editions.

A member of the editorial staffs of Mining Magazine, Mining Research and Information Bulletin.