V. A. BELIN — Dr. Sci. (Eng.), Prof.,National University of Science and Technology «MISiS», Mining Institute, Moscow, Russia
Vladimir A. Belin
Doctor of Engineering Sciences, Professor, NUST MISIS College of Mining, Moscow, Russia
Date of birth: November 7, 1953
Education: Physical and Technical Faculty of the Moscow Mining Institute; speciality—Physical Processes in Mining Practices
Academic degrees and ranks: Candidate of Engineering Sciences (1983); Doctor of Engineering Sciences (1996); Associate Professor (1990); Professor (1999)
Area of research interests: Physics of rock blasting, blast effects, theory of detonation of industrial explosives, blasting technology and safety
Area of research expertise: Prof. Belin is one of the top experts in blasting and industrial safety. He studies mechanisms of rock fracture by blasting and detonation process control in charges of industrial explosives. He headed and participated in a number of R&D projects within the framework of governmental and sectorial programs, grants given by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, as well as economic contracts concluded with industrial plants. The R&D results have been successfully introduced in the mining and defense industries in Russia. Prof. Belin has examined industrial safety of many hazardous production facilities.
Publications: Vladimir Belin is the author of 27 patents and inventions, as well as more than 160 publications, including 5 monographs, 3 textbooks and 20 teaching aids; 8 publications are included in database Scopus.
Prof. Belin delivers lectures on such subjects as Technology and Safety of Blasting, Physics of Fracture in Drilling and Blasting, Chemistry of Explosives, History of Blasting. He heads the School on Explosive Fracture of Rocks and is the President of the National Organization of Blasting Engineers to Support Professional Development
Prof. Belin prepared 3 Doctors and 10 Candidates of Sciences
Dissertation councils and editorial boards:
Vladimir Belin is a member of three dissertation councils, editorial boards at the journals Blasting and Mining Journal of Kazakhstan, Public Council and Science and Technology Council at the Federal Service for Environmental, Technological and Nuclear Supervision, and is the Deputy Chairman at the Scientific Council of the Russian Academy of Sciences for Economic Applications of Blasting
Veteran of Labor Medal; In Honor of the 850th Anniversary of Moscow Medal; Miner’s Glory 3rd Degree Medal Badge; V.I. Vernadsky’s 150th Anniversary Medal; NUST MISIS Order for the Merits in the Mining Art; Certificate of Honor and Commemorative Medal 300 Years of the Federal Service for Environmental, Technological and Nuclear Supervision; Honorary Worker of Science and Technology of the Russian Federation Medal Badge; Honorary Worker of the Higher Professional Education of the Russian Federation