Mallikarjun Pillalamarry

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Staff Details

Office Location: 
Engineering Building

Brief Career Summary

  • 2013+ Senior Lecturer, Department of Mining and Process Engineering
  • 2012-13, Assistant Professor, NIT, Nagpur, India
  • 2010-12 Researcher, Southern Illinois University, USA
  • 2007-2010 Post-doctoral Researcher, Southern Illinois University, USA


  • PhD. Mining Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, India (2007)
  • M. Tech, Mining Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, India (2002)
  • Bachelors of Engineering, Mining Engineering, Kakatiya University, India (2000)

Professional Affiliations

  • Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration [4173499]

Research Focus Areas

  • Mine Ventilation, Environment, Mine closure and Rehabilitation
  • Coal bed methane, carbon sequestration and shale gas

Courses Currently Teaching

  • MVE810S – Mine Ventilation
  • RME710S – Rock Mechanics
  • MMY720S – Mine Machinery
  • TEV720S – Technical Valuation [Geostatistics]

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Articles

  • Musiyarira, H., Pillalamarry, M., Tesh, D., Nikowa, N., Formulating strategic interventions for the coloured gemstone industry in Namibia by utilising the logical framework approach, The Extractive Industries and Society 6 (2019) 1017–1029.
  • Develo, E., Pillalamarry, M., Garab, E., 2016, ‘Improving the ventilation system at Rosh Pinah Zinc Mine’, The Journal of South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy’ Vol, 116, pp. 301-305.
  • Pillalamarry, M., Pathak, K., 2014, ‘Latent Variable Modeling Approach for Assessing Social Impacts of Mine Closure’, Open Journal of Applied Sciences, 4, pp. 573-587.
  • Shimin Liu, Satya Harpalani and Mallikarjun Pillalamarry, 2012, ‘Modeling of Coal Permeability with Continued Methane Production using Laboratory Measurement: Part II-Modeled Results, Fuel, 94, pp. 117-124.
  • Mallikarjun Pillalamarry, Satya Harpalani and Shimin Liu. 2011, ‘Gas Diffusion Behavior of Coal and its Impact on Production from Coalbed Methane Reservoirs’, International Journal of Coal Geology, 86(4), pp. 342-348.
  • P. M. Rao and K. Pathak: 2005, ‘Socio Economic Impacts of Mine Closure: A Case Study using Satellite Imagery’, International Journal of Environmental Studies, 62(5), pp. 555-570.
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