Jacopo Seccatore

Jacopo Seccatore
Jacopo Seccatore
Profesor Asistente
Área(s):
FACULTAD DE INGENIERÍA Y CIENCIAS
PH.D. EN INGENIERÍA EN MINERÍA, UNIVERSIDADE DE SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL, 2014
E-mail: JACOPO.SECCATORE@UAI.CL
Sede: VIÑA DEL MAR
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RESUMEN

Ingeniero Civil del Politecnico di Torino, Italia (2008), tiene un M.Sc. del mismo Politecnico en Geoingeniería (2010) y un PhD en Ingeniería de Minas de la Universidad de Sao Paulo, Brasil (2014). Actualmente es profesor de Ingeniería en Mineria de la Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez en Chile. Fundador, ex coordinador y actual asesor científico del Proyecto Mina Experimental de la Universidad de Sao Paulo. Tiene experiencia específica en Ingeniería de Explosivos para aplicaciones mineras y civiles, construcción de túneles y espacios subterráneos, Mineria a Cielo Abierto y Subterránea. Participa como consultor para el Politécnico di Torino (Italia), la University of British Columbia (Canadá), el Consejo Mundial del Oro (Reino Unido), el Proyecto GOMIAM, y varias empresas y administraciones públicas de todo el mundo. Miembro Titular de la International Society of Explosives Engineers - ISEE, EE.UU. Desde 2010, de la Orden de Ingenieros, Italia, desde 2010, del Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy - AUSIMM, Australia, desde 2015, de la Society of Mining Professors (Societät der Bergbaukunde) - SOMP desde 2016. Miembro fundador y ex parte del Consejo de Administración de la Asociación Brasileña de Ingeniería de Explosivos. Editor Asociado de la Revista Escuela de Minas - REM.

ÁREAS DE INVESTIGACIÓN

  • Influencia de la distribución de tiempos y cargas para perforación y la tronaduras considerando beneficios para chancado, molienda y operaciones downstream
  • Sostenibilidad de la Minería en Pequeña Escala
  • "Reserva mineral Mínima" y "Replicación" para el desarrollo sostenible de la pequeña minería
  • Optimización de la minería subterránea para operaciones a pequeña escala, tales como explotación en subniveles para vetas muy angostas.

Civil engineer from the Polytechnic of Torino, Italy (2008), holds a M.Sc. from the same Polytechnic in Geoengineering (2010) and a PhD in Mineral Engineering from the University of São Paulo, Brazil (2014). Currently Professor of Mining Engineering at Adolfo Ibañez University in Chile. Founder, former coordinator and current scientific counselor of the Experimental Mine Project of the University of São Paulo. He has specific experience in Explosives Engineering for Mining and Civil applications, tunneling and underground spaces, Open Pit and Underground Mining. Acts as a consultant for Polytechnic of Torino (Italy), the University of British Columbia (Canada), the World Gold Council (UK) the GOMIAM Project, and various companies and public administrations worldwide. Full Member of the International Society of Explosives Engineers - ISEE, USA since 2010, of the Order of Engineers, Italy, since 2010, of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy - AUSIMM, Australia, since 2015, of the Society of Mining Professors (Societät der Bergbaukunde) – SOMP since 2016. Founder member and former part of the Board of Directors of the Brazilian Association of Explosives Engineering. Associate Editor of the journal Revista Escola de Minas – REM.

RESEARCH HIGHLIGTS

  • Influence of timing and charge distribution on the drilling & blasting output for the benefits of crushing, milling and downstream operations
  • Sustainability in Small-Scale Mining
  • "Minimum mineral reserve" and "Replication" for the sustainable development of small-scale mining
  • Underground mining optimization for small-scale operations such as very-narrow-vein sublevel stoping.
  • First mathematical model in the world to evaluate global artisanal mining population and gold production
  • Analysis of blasting operations as complex, non-linear systems


Artículos
2016 Socio-technical study of small-scale gold mining in Suriname, Journal of Cleaner Production, 144, 107-119
2016 Quantifying the difficulty of tunnelling by drilling and blasting, Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology, 60, 178–182
2016 Economic feasibility of responsible small-scale gold mining, Journal of Cleaner Production, 129, 531–536
2016 Remarks on some mechanical small-scale tests applied to properties of materials, Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, 49, 2023-2031
2016 Reducing Mercury Pollution by Training Peruvian Artisanal Gold Miners, Journal of Cleaner Production, 94, 268-277, Reducing Mercury Pollution by Training Peruvian Artisanal Gold Miners, Journal of Cleaner Production, 94, 268-277
2015 Gold losses and mercury recovery in artisanal gold mining on the Madeira River, Brazi, Journal of cleaner production, 102, 370–377
2015 Evidences of the influence of the detonation sequence in rock fragmentation by blasting – Part I, REM: Revista Escola de Minas , 68, 337-342
2015 Evidences of the influence of the detonation sequence in rock fragmentation by blasting – Part II, REM: Revista Escola de Minas , 68, 455-462
2014 A practical approach for the management of resources and reserves in Small-Scale Mining, Journal of Cleaner Production, 84, 803-808
2014 Technical and operational aspects of tunnel rounds in artisanal underground mining, REM – Revista Escola de Minas , 67, 303-310
2014 An estimation of the artisanal small-scale production of gold in the world, Science of the Total Environment, 496, 662–667
2012 Complexity analysis of blast-induced vibrations in underground mining: A case study, International Journal of Mining Science and Technology, 22, 125-131
2011 Blasting fragmentation management: an innovative approach using complexity analysis, REM, 64, 525-530
Capítulo de libro
2013 11th FRAGBLAST - International Symposium of Rock Fragmentation by Blasting, Evaluating the Effects of Non-coaxial Charges for Contour Blasting, 267-278
2013 11th FRAGBLAST - International Symposium of Rock Fragmentation by Blasting, The effects of Drilling and Blasting Performance on Fragmentation in a Quarry and Time for Loading, Secondary Breaking and Crushing, 355-362
2013 11th FRAGBLAST - International Symposium of Rock Fragmentation by Blasting, The influence of charge distribution on the grindability of the blasted material, 749-754
2012 Blasting in Mines - New Trends, Assessing a risk analysis methodology for rock blasting operations, 51-57