Podvihina Olena Olegivna.
Associate Professor, PhD in Technical Sciences
In 1983 she graduated from the Dnepropetrovsk Mining Institute, studied hydrogeology and engineering geology, and got the qualification of mining hydrogeologist/engineer.
From 1983 to 1996 she worked in Saksagansky hydrogeological Department "Ukrchormetgeolohiya" as hydrogeologist, and since 1995 as the main hydrogeologist. In 1999-2011 she worked as research assistant in the Dnipropetrovsk branch of Ukrainian Geological Institute, since 2004 as researcher, since 2009 as senior researcher. Since 2011 she works as associate professor at Department of Hydrogeology and Engineering Geology.
In 2009 she defended PhD thesis on specialty 05.15.09 "Geotechnical and mining mechanics".
She teaches the subjects "Hydrogeological Studies", "Irrigation Hydrogeology", "Evaluation of Groundwater Reservoirs".
The main research field is the study of hydrodynamic conditions in mining areas during operation and closure of mines.
She has 8 scientific and educational publications.