Victor L. Yakovlev

Corresponding member of RAS, chief research worker, councilor of Russian Academy of Science (Yekaterinburg, Russia)

Ph.D. thesis: “Research and selection of optimal modes of mining and transport operations in ore quarries with the help of electronic computers”(1966). Doctoral dissertation (Dr. Sci.): “Theoretical foundations for choosing transport of ore quarries” (1979).


2006-present – Professor, Department of Open-Pit Development, Mining and Technological Faculty, Ural State Mining University, Yekaterinburg, Russia

1995-2006 – Director, Institute of Mining, Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Yekaterinburg Russia

1986-1995 – Director, Institute of Mining of the North, SB USSR Academy of Sciences, USSR

1962-1986 – Post-Graduate Student, Senior Researcher, Head of the Laboratory, Institute of Mining, Sverdlovsk-Yekaterinburg, USSR

Dr. Viktor Yakovlev has contributed to the development of the theoretical foundations of the choice of modes of transport for the conditions of the development of deep deposits by open cut, the foundations of the design and operation of mining enterprises. He developed the theoretical and methodological foundations of the strategy for the development of the mineral resources of the Urals, proposed a solution to a set of problems in the development of deep quarries, thanks to which transport systems and projects for the development of deep mining quarries were formed.

Membership: Editorial boards of the journals: “Gornoe Delo” (Moscow), “Gorny Zhurnal. Izvestiya vuzov “(Yekaterinburg),” Physical and technical problems of the development of minerals “(Novosibirsk),” Litosfera “(Yekaterinburg).