Kliment Nikolaevich Trubetskoy

Kliment Nikolaevich TrubetskoyA Member of the Russian Organizing Committee of the World Mining Congress

Born on July 3, 1933 in Moscow.

Graduated from Moscow Non-Ferrous Metals and Gold Institute named after M.I. Kalinin specializing in non-ferrous metals mining engineering in 1961. He grew from the assistant shooter of Norilsk Mining-and-Metallurgical Integrated Works to the Director of the Institute for Complex Mineral Resources Development Problems.

Academician, specialist in development of theoretical principles for designing, forecasting and integrated mineral resources recovery techniques. Current consultant in the Academy of Sciences of the Russian Federation.

Ferrous and non-ferrous metals industry, coal industry and construction materials sector owe a lot to scientific papers prepared by K.N. Trubetskoy as they have determined the advance in supplies of mineral and fuel-end-energy materials. Open-pit and subsurface methods, difficult-to-approach layers, complex mechanizations, development of universal machinery, including mobile and small-size ones, methods and tools for formation opening are just a few of his scientific interests where the theory grew out to practice. The geography of knowledge application is unique as well: Apatity and Ural, Armenia and Norilsk, Phosphorite and Estonslanets, Kamenets-Podolskiy and Moscow underground facilities, Kursk magnetic anomaly and Sikhote Alin.

Author of over 700 papers published in Russia and abroad, including 34 monographs, 4 textbooks and more than 75 patents.

K.N. Trubetskoy is a member of the Earth Sciences Division Office; the Chairman of the Research Council for Mining Problems; a member of the Scientific and Technical Council of the Russian Fund for Technological Development; Laureate of State Prizes of the USSR and the Russian Federation; Winner of the Prize of the President of the Russian Federation; double Laureate of the Prize of the Government of the Russian Federation. He was awarded the Order of Merit for Country of the VI (1998) and III Degree (2008), the golden «Miner of Russia» Sign, an honourable medal of the Economic Miners’ Association and Mining Engineering Workers’ Association of Germany (2000).