The Committees

Membership Committee (2016-2017):

  • Secretary General: Prof. Bruce Hebblewhite, University of New South Wales, Australia
  • Deputy Secretary General and Treasurer: Dr. Ludger Rattmann, TFH-Bochum, Germany
  • President: Prof. Assoc. Prof. Marilena Cardu, Politecnico Di Torino, Italy
  • President-Elect: Assoc. Prof. Zhongxue Li, University of Science & Technology Beijing, China
  • Immediate Past President: Prof. Vladislav Kecojevic, West Virginia University, USA
  • Director of IT and Membership: Prof. Zach Agioutantis, University of Kentucky, USA

Strategic Planning Committee (2014-2015):

Council Officers:

  • Secretary General: Prof. Bruce Hebblewhite, University of New South Wales, Australia
  • Deputy Secretary General and Treasurer: Dr. Ludger Rattmann, TFH-Bochum, Germany
  • President: Prof. Helmut Mischo, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany
  • President-Elect: Prof. Vladislav Kecojevic, West Virginia University, USA
  • Immediate Past President: Prof. Ronny Webber-Youngman, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Council Members:

  • Member for Oceania: Prof. Bruce Hebblewhite, University of New South Wales, Australia
  • Member for Africa: Prof. Ronny Webber-Youngman, University of Pretoria, South Africa
  • Member for North America: Prof. Vladislav Kecojevic, West Virginia University, USA

SOMP Members:

  • Prof. Oliver Langefeld, Technische Universitaet Clausthal, Germany
  • Dr Jenny Greberg, Lulea University of Technology, Sweden
  • Assoc. Prof. Mike Buxton, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

Education Committee (2016-2017):

  • Prof. Oliver Langefeld, Technische Universitaet Clausthal, Germany, Coordinator
  • Assoc. Prof. Oscar Jaime Restrepo Baena, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia
  • Dr. Rudrajit Mitra, University of New South Wales, Australia
  • Prof. Piotr Czaja, AGH Krakow, Poland
  • Prof. Biljana Kovacevic-Zelic, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • Prof. Michael Hitch, UNSW, Australia
  • Assoc. Prof. Andrea Brickey, South Dakota School of Mines, USA
  • Prof. Patrick Foster, Camborne School of Mines, UK
  • Prof Ronny Webber-Youngman, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Research and Development and Industry Committee (2016-2017):

  • Assoc. Prof. Serkan Saydam, University of New South Wales, Australia, Coordinator
  • Prof. Monika Hardygora, Wroclaw University of Technology and President, KGHM CUPRUM, Poland
  • Dr. Marion Wilde, The Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Germany
  • Assoc. Prof. Marilena Cardu, Politecnico Di Torino, Italy
  • Assist. Prof. Jhon Silva-Castro, University of Kentucky, USA

Members Development Committee (2016-2017):

  • Assist. Prof. Emily Sarver, Virginia Tech, USA, Coordinator
  • Dr. Farshad Rashidi Nejad, Iran
  • Prof. Deborah Shields, Colorado State Univ. USA and Politecnico di Torino, Italy
  • Dr. Elisabeth Clausen, Technische Universitaet Clausthal, Germany
  • Assist Prof. Ebrahim Tarshizi, Michigan Tech, USA
  • Assoc. Prof. Brijes Mishra, West Virginia University, USA
  • Dr. Simit Raval, University of New South Wales, Australia

Capacity Building Committee (2016-2017):

  • Prof. Jurgen Kretschmann, TFH-Bochum, Germany, Coordinator
  • Prof. Pinyo Meechumna, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
  • Prof. David Laurence, University of New South Wales, Australia, 
  • Prof. Helmut Mischo, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany
  • Prof. Domingo Javier Carvajal Gomez, University of Huelva, Spain
  • Prof. Zhongxue Li, University of Science and Technology, Beijing, China
  • Dr. Nga Nguyen, Hanoi University of Mining and Geology, Vietnam
  • Dr. Harmony Musiyarira, Technical University of Namibia, Namibia

Honorifics Committee (2016-2017):

  • Prof. Michael Karmis, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, USA, Coordinator
  • Assoc. Prof. Hans de Ruiter, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
  • Prof. Bruce Hebblewhite, University of New South Wales, Australia

Guenter Fettweis Award Committee (2016-2017):

  • Prof. Michael Karmis, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, USA, Coordinator
  • Assoc. Prof. Hans de Ruiter, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
  • President: Assoc. Prof. Marilena Cardu, Politecnico Di Torino, Italy
  • President-Elect: Prof. Zhongxue Li, University of Science and Technology, Beijing, China

Ludwig Wilke Award Committee (2016-2017):

  • Prof. Michael Karmis, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, USA, Coordinator
  • Prof. Oliver Langefeld, Technische Universitaet Clausthal, Germany
  • President: Assoc. Prof. Marilena Cardu, Politecnico Di Torino, Italy
  • Immediate Past President: Prof. Vladislav Kecojevic, West Virginia University, USA

Tim Shaw Award Committee (2016-2017):

The Tim Shaw Award is administered by the Education Committee, currently chaired by Prof. Oliver Langefeld, Technische Universitaet Clausthal, Germany.