Murat Karakus

Associate Professor Murat Karakus

Associate Professor

School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering

Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.


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  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2017 Associate Professor University of Adelaide
    2014 Senior Lecturer University of Adelaide
    2009 - 2013 Lecturer University of Adelaide
    2007 - 2009 Associate Professor Inonu University
    2000 - 2007 Assisstant Professor Inonu University
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2000 University of Leeds United Kingdom PhD
    1991 Hacettepe University Turkey BEng
  • Certifications

    Date Title Institution name Country
    2009 Certificate of Teaching at University University of Adelaide Australia

Funding Period: 2016-2017

Funding Body : Mining Education Australia (MEA)

CIs                   : AbbasTaheri (Lead CI), Murat Karakus, Zhongwei Chen

Project            : Optimisation of cemented paste backfill (CPB) using various fly ash additives to reduce the CBP cost

Project Budget: $62,000

 

Funding Period: 2015-2018

Funding Body : Australian Research Council (ARC)  ­­ Linkage Grant

CIs                   : M. Karakus (Lead CI), Giang Nguyen, Abbas Taheri, David Goodchild

Project            : A new damage model for rock burst in hard rocks during deep mining

Project Budget: $244,000

 

Funding Period: 2014-2015

Funding Body : Australian Research Council (ARC) LIEF Grant

CIs                     : Zhao J. (Lead CI).Zhao J., Ranjith P, Khalili N., Dyskin A., Liyanapathirana S., Williams D. Einav I, Karakus M., Sanjayan J., Shen L., Ma G., Wu C., Xu C., Scheuermann A.,   Pasternak E., Leo C., Zhao GF., Perera S.

Project            : Three dimensionally compressed and monitored Hopkinson bar

Project Budget: $560,000

 

Funding Period: 2015-2017

Funding Body : OZ Minerals Pty Ltd (Industry Project)

CIs                     : Murat Karakus (Lead CI)

Project            : Developing a new method to mitigate rock burst in brittle rocks during deep mining

Project Budget: $80,000

 

Funding Period: 2014-2015

Funding Body : Mining Education Australia (MEA)

CIs                     : M. Karakus (Lead CI), C. Xu, R. Mitra, Youhei Kawamura

Project            : Source analysis of fractures in anisotropic rocks using moment tensor inversion

Project Budget: $32,000

 

Funding Period: 2011-2013

Funding Body : The Deep Exploration Technologies Cooperative Research Centre (DET-CRC)

CIs                     : M. Karakus (Lead CI), Chaoshui Xu

Project            : AE Monitoring of the rock cutting response of impregnated diamond segment

Project Budget: $123,000

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  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2018 Principal Supervisor Damage Plasticity for Cool Burst By Numerical and Experimental Analyses Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Ugur Alkan
    2018 Co-Supervisor Prediction and Control of Rock Burst Phenomenon in Deep Underground Mining Based on Rock Behaviour Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Roohollah Shirani Faradonbeh
    2017 Principal Supervisor Numerical Modelling of the Optimal Mine Design for the Upper Ore Body Chingola Mine Zambia Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Eugie Kabwe
    2016 Co-Supervisor Stability Analysis of Underground Mining with Backfill Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Mr Aminhossein Safarizadeh
    2016 Co-Supervisor Development of A Micromechanics based Failure Model for Rock Burst Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Rupesh Kumar Verma
    2015 Co-Supervisor Mechanical Properties of Rocks Under Various Loading Conditions in Deep Ground Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Yue Zhao
  • Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2016 - 2019 Principal Supervisor Experimental investigation of damage evolution during strain burst in brittle rocks for deep mines Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Selahattin Akdag
    2014 - 2018 Principal Supervisor A Combined Experimental and Theoretical Investigation of the Damage Process in Hard Rock with Application to Rockburst Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr Thomas Daniel Bruning
    2014 - 2019 Co-Supervisor Theoretical and Numerical Modelling of the Anisotropic Behaviour of Jointed Rocks Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Changtai Zhou
    2013 - 2016 Principal Supervisor Acoustic Analysis of Rock Cutting Process for Impregnated Diamond Drilling Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Santiago Perez Ospina
    2010 - 2013 Co-Supervisor Relationship Between Input and Output: A Systematic Study of the Stability of Highly Fractured Rock Slopes Using the Hoek-Brown Strength Criterion Master of Engineering Science Master Part Time Mr Qian Qian
    2009 - 2013 Principal Supervisor Analytical and Numerical Analyses for Rock Slope Stability using the Generalized Hoek-Brown Criterion Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Jiayi Shen
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  • Editorial Boards

    Date Role Editorial Board Name Institution Country
    2018 - ongoing Board Member Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering University of Adelaide Germany
    2017 - ongoing Associate Editor Arabian Journal of Geosciences
    2016 - ongoing Board Member International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences
    2016 - ongoing Board Member International Journal of Mining, Reclamation and Environment
    2012 - ongoing Board Member Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology
  • Position: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 83136471
  • Email: murat.karakus@adelaide.edu.au
  • Fax: 8313 4359
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Engineering North, floor N1
  • Room: N1 51
  • Org Unit: School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering

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