Hakan Basarir

Associate Professor

  • The University of Western Australia (M051), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 368 Citations
  • 12 h-Index
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Personal profile


Hakan received his PhD degree in Mining Engineering from Middle East Technical University in 2002. He worked as a PostDoc research fellow at Lulea University of Technology, Sweden. Dr. Basarir has over 17 years of professional experience in research and in teaching. He published 50 papers in national, international journals and meetings and translated a book. His field of research includes rock mechanics, rock mass classification and characterisation systems, determination of rock material and rock mass properties, selection and optimisation of underground support systems, diggability assessment and the use of soft computing methods in mining engineering.

Teaching overview

Underground Mining I, Underground Mining II, Rock Mechanics


Rock Mechanics, Rock Diggability, Numerical Modelling, Rock mass characterization, Rock Mass&Material Testing, DAQ Systems, Soft computing methods

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Research Output 2000 2019

  • 368 Citations
  • 12 h-Index
  • 32 Article
  • 13 Conference paper
  • 3 Chapter
  • 1 Review article
1 Citations (Scopus)

Energy dissipation and storage in underground mining operations

Dong, X., Karrech, A., Basarir, H., Elchalakani, M. & Seibi, A., Jan 2019, In : Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. 52, 1, p. 229-245 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Longwall mining
energy dissipation
Energy storage
Crack propagation

Gateway stability analysis by global-local modeling approach

Basarir, H., Sun, Y. & Li, G., 1 Jan 2019, In : International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. 113, 1, p. 31-40 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

stability analysis
longwall mining
Coal mines
Longwall mining
Open Access
Fuzzy inference
compressive strength
Compressive strength
3 Citations (Scopus)
Rock bursts
2 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
geotechnical engineering
solid mechanics