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Dr. Ioannis Kapageridis, CEng CSci MIMMM

Academic Position: Associate Professor in Mining Informatics

Associate professor in Mining Informatics and Head of the Department of Mineral Resources Engineering at the University of Western Macedonia. Mining engineer and mine planning software specialist with 20 years of experience in mine planning, geostatistics and AI applications in mining. Providing consulting, training and supporting services to mining companies in Europe, Africa and Asia. Competent/Qualified Person for metals, coal and marble resources and reserves reporting. Ongoing research projects include the application of artificial neural networks and soft computing techniques to mining problems, geostatistics, pit optimisation and scheduling.


  • Professional Member (MIMMM) of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) UK
  • Chartered Engineer (CEng), Engineering Council UK
  • Chartered Scientist, Science Council UK
  • Member of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM)
  • Member of the European Neural Network Society (ENNS)
  • Member of the International Association for Mathematical Geology (IAMG)

Course List

  • Applied Geostatistics
  • Mine Planning
  • Underground Mining
  • Remote Sensing and GIS
  • Mine Management Information Systems

Contact Details

Office: +30 24610 68077
Email: ikapageridis@uowm.gr