Mikael Rinne

Associate Professor
Associate Professor
T214 Civil Engineering

Mikael Rinne (D.Sc. Tech.) is associate professor in Rock Mechanics at Aalto-university, Finland. Before his current position, he was employed by Finnish and Swedish consulting companies (1988-2008). His main responsibilities covered rock engineering and project management related to tunnelling and geological disposal of radioactive waste. His current research interests are directed to rock and fracture mechanics and their applications to rock engineering and mining.

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  • Mineral Based Materials and Mechanics, Professor (Associate Professor)


Industry Survey on the Current State of Stope Design Methods in the Underground Mining Sector

Mateusz Janiszewski, Sebastian Pontow, Mikael Rinne 2022 Energies

A Bayesian network approach for geotechnical risk assessment in underground mines

R. Mishra, L. Uotinen, M. Rinne 2021 Journal of the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy

Photogrammetry based characterization of hydro-mechanical properties of a rock fracture

Masoud Torkan, Lauri Uotinen, Ville Nieminen, Mikael Rinne 2021 IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science

Photogrammetric prediction of rock fracture properties and validation with metric shear tests

Lauri Uotinen, Masoud Torkan, Alireza Baghbanan, Enrique Caballero Hernández, Mikael Rinne 2021 Geosciences (Switzerland)

Monitoring of rock stress change using instrumented rebar rock bolts

Walter Mai, Mateusz Janiszewski, Lauri Uotinen, Ritesh Mishra, Mikael Rinne 2021 IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science

Digitisation of hard rock tunnel for remote fracture mapping and virtual training environment

Mateusz Janiszewski, Lauri Uotinen, Alireza Baghbanan, Mikael Rinne 2020 ISRM International Symposium - EUROCK 2020

Virtual Reality Learning Environments for Rock Engineering, Geology and Mining Education

Mateusz Janiszewski, Lauri Uotinen, Jeremiasz Merkel, Jussi Leveinen, Mikael Rinne 2020 54th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, 28 June - 1 July

Physical modeling of grout spreading in discrete fractured rocks

Masoud Torkan, Alireza Baghbanan, Hamid Hashemolhesieni, Mikael Rinne 2020 ISRM 9th Nordic Grouting Symposium, NGS 2019

Characterization of hydro-mechanical properties of rock fractures using steady state flow tests

Lauri Uotinen, Masoud Torkan, Mateusz Janiszewski, Alireza Baghbanan, Ville Nieminen, Mikael Rinne 2020 ISRM International Symposium - EUROCK 2020

Simulation of the interactions between hydraulic and natural fractures using a fracture mechanics approach