Roussos G Dimitrakopoulos

People

Students Supervised

Students Supervised - Completed

NAME

YEARS

DEGREE

THESIS TITLE

PRESENT POSITION

Ryan Goodfellow

2009-2014

PhD

“Unified modelling and optimization of open pit mining complexes with supply uncertainty”

PostDoc, McGill

Luis Montiel

2009-2014

PhD

“Globally Optimizing a Mining Complex under Supply Uncertainty: Integrating components from deposits to transportation systems”

PostDoc, McGill

Michael Spleit

2012-2014

MEng

“Stochastic long- term Production scheduling of the LabMag iron ore deposit, Labrador, Canada”

New Millennium Ltd, Montreal

Murilo Nogueira Teixeira

2012-2014

MEng

“High-order simulations for categorical variables”

Mario De Freitas Silva

2012-2014

MEng

“Application of efficient frameworks for joint simulation of multi-element mineral deposits and stochastic optimization of open pit mine production scheduling “

Vale, SA

Fernanda Del Castillo

2012-2013

MEng

“Joint effect of commodity price and geological uncertainty over the life of mine and ultimate pit limit”

PhD, McGill

Martha Villalba Matamoros

2011-2013

MEng

“Stochastic short-term production scheduling accounting for fleet allocation, operational considerations, blending restrictions and future ore control data”

PhD, McGill

Alexandre Marinho

2011-2013

MEng

”SIP production scheduling with surface constraints"

Mining Associates, Brazil

Wadood Yahaya (co-Psaromiligkos, ECE)

2011-2012

MEng

”Image reconstruction from limited number of samples: A matrix-completion-based approach"

Cisco Systems

Putra Mangala (co-Devroye,CS)

2009-2012

MSc

”On Markov random field models for spatial data: Towards a practitioner's toolbox”

AdGear Technologies Inc.

Conor Meahear (co-D.Avis, CS)

2006-2011

PhD

“On the direct cut polyhedra and open pit mining”

Newmont Mining, Denver

Francisco Albor Consuegra

2007-2010

MEng

“Exploring stochastic optimization in open pit mining”

Arcelor Mittal, Montreal

Jeroen van Eldert

2010 - 2011

MSc, Delft U, Netherlands

“Application of stochastic max flow in pushback design”

Lucia Robles

2007-2009

MEng

“Critical analysis of multi-point statistics methods in stochastic simulation of geology at Fox kimberlite pipe,Ekati, NT“

Newmont Mining Co, Peru

Jeroen van Eldert

2009-2009

BEng

“Application of stochastic max flow”

MSc Student, TU Delft

Bernabe Lopez

2009-2009

BEng

”Modelling of an epithermal gold deposit”

Undergrad student Mining, Eng., U of Chile

Cory Case

2010-2011

BEng

”Testing stochastic network flow algorithms”

GEMCOM

Bernabe Lopez

2009-2009

BEng

”Modelling of an epithermal gold deposit”

Undergrad student Mining, Eng., U of Chile

Tien-Hai Nguyen

2008-2009

Research assistant

“Testing of the Lersh-Grossman algorithm”

Research Assistant, Hanoi University, Vietnam

Felipe Aguilera

2009-2009

B.Eng

“Geostatistical modelling of an epithermal gold deposit”

Undergraduate, Mining Eng., U Chile

Yang Li

2008-2008

B.Eng

”Pipage rounding algorithms”

PhD student, Oxford University, UK

Catherine Chou

2007-2008

B.Eng

“Resource/Reserve Classification with Simulation”

MSc Student, Ecole Polytechnique

Obbada (Elijah)

2007-2008

B.Eng

“Testing Stochastic Optimization in a Copper Mine”

Mining Engineer, Barrick Gold, Toronto

Xu Huan (co- S. Manor,ECE)

2006-2009

B.Eng

“Robust decision making and its applications in machine learning“

U of Singapore, Singapore

Andre Leite

2006-2008

MEng

“Application of stochastic mine design and optimization methods”

Vale Inco, Toronto

Amr Mahmoud

2007-2008

B.Eng

“SIP - Mine Production Scheduling”

Mining Engineer, Oil Sands,Alberta

Louis Archambeault (co- to M Bilodeau)

2005-2006

MEng

“Application of Markov Decision Processes to Mine Optimization: A Real Options Approach”

AMEC, Vancouver

Richard Peattie

2004- 2007

MPhil

“The simulation of future grade control drilling to quantify uncertainty in recoverable ore reserves”

VP MRM, AngloGold Ashanti, RSA

Arja Jewbali

2002- 2006

PhD

“Modelling geological uncertainty for stochastic short-term production scheduling in open pit mines”

Newmont, Denver

Ron Eggins (co-. P. Forrestal, Xstrata)

2002- 2006

MPhil p/t

“Advanced verification of resource/reserve estimates and forecasting”

Xstrata

Volker Osterholt

2004-2005

MPhil

“Methods for simulating geology”

BHP Billiton, Perth

Justin Scott

2004-2006

MPhil

“Multifractal simulations using analogues: Application at Wyong, NSW”

Rosh Mining, Queensland

Jorg Bernndorf

(co- S. Ramazan)

2003-2005

MPhil

“Large scale stochastic simulations for long term scheduling formulations”

Prof. Delft UT, Netherlands

Nikki Grieco

2001-2004

MPhil

“Risk analysis of optimal stope design: Incorporating grade uncertainty”

AMEC, Canada

Marcelo Godoy

1998-2003

PhD

“The effective management of geological risk in long-term production scheduling of open pit mines”

Executive Director, Newmont Mining, Denver Co

Alexandre Boucher

2001-2003

MPhil

" Conditional joint simulation of random fields on block-support”

Courtesy Professor, Stanford U.

Luis Martinez

2000

2001-2003

Post-grad Diploma

M.Phil

“Review of methods for long- and short-term production planning”;

“Can quantification of geological risk improve open pit mine design?”

PhD, Queensland University of Technology

Chris Farrelly

1999-2002

MPhil

“Risk Quantification in ore reserve estimation and open pit mine design”

Consultant, Brisbane

Sumaira Qureshi

1997-2002

MPhil

“Comparative study of simulation algorithms in mapping spaces of uncertainty”

Lecturer-Australian National University

Peter Rolley

1996-2001

MSc (p/t)

“Geologic uncertainty in the development of an open pit mine: A risk analysis study”

Manager, Teck Cominco

Matthew Kay

(co- P. Fullagar)

1997-2001

MSc

“Geostatistical integration of conventional and downhole geophysical data in the metalliferous mine environment”

SunCorp Metway, Brisbane

Margaretha Scott

1996-2000

PhD

“Valuing Australian state geological surveys: Quantitative analysis for strategic planning”

Professor & BRC Director, U Qld, Qld, Australia

Ivor Jones

1996- 2000

MSc

“Indicator kriging at Mt Morgan, Qld”

Snowden Consulting, Perth

Andrew Richmond

1996-1998

MSc

“Multi-scale ore texture modeling for mining applications”

PhD,

Imperial College, Golder - Brisbane

J. Felipe Costa

1994-1998

PhD

“Developments in recoverable reserve estimation and orebody modeling”

Assoc. Prof. Mining Eng.,

FU RioGrande do Sul, Brazil

Xiaochun Luo

1992-1998

PhD

McGill Uni.

“Spatiotemporal stochastic models for earth science and engineering applications”

Mamotech, Montreal

Jackie Alison (co- M. Bilodeau)

1990-1994

PhD

McGill Uni.

“Games in mine economics”

VP, Harris Investment Management, Toronto

William Cheung (co- F. Ferry, EE, & G. Carayannis)

1990-1992

MEng McGill Uni.

Inferring surface structure of rock piles from range images”

Nortel, Hong Kong

Omar Idriss

(co- with JE)

1989-1991

MEng McGill Uni.

“Vibration effects on pickforce sensing”

 


Students Supervised - In progress

NAME

YEARS

DEGREE

THESIS TITLE

PRESENT POSITION

Maria Natalia Vallejo Garcia

2014-

MEng

TBA

RA, McGill

Rein Dirkx

2014-

MEng

TBA

RA, McGill

Iain Farmer

2014-

MEng

TBA

RA, McGill

Matthew Quigley

2014-

MEng

TBA

RA, McGill

Xiaohang Zhou

2014-

MEng

TBA

RA, McGill

Fernanda Del Castillo

2014-

PhD

“Global optimization of mining complexes and option valuation”

RA, McGill

V. Lucian Laza (co-Ferland,UdeM)

2014-

MSc

“Metaheuristics and applications in mine scheduling”

RA, McGill

Sean Grogan (co-Ferland, UdeM)

2014-

MSc

“On metaheuristics for mine scheduling”

RA, McGill

James MacNeil

2013-

MSc

“On the transition from OP to UG”

RA, McGill

Renaud Senécal

2013 -

MEng

”Production scheduling with multiple processing streams flow"

RA, McGill

Ahmad Rashid
(co-Psaromiligkos, ECE)

2013 -

MEng

“On training image reconstruction with high-order statistics”

RA, McGill

Amir Abolhassani
(co-Ferrie , ECE)

2013 -

PhD

“Image reconstruction from partial datasets using high-order statistics”

RA, McGill

Yanyan Mu
(co- Ferrie, ECE)

2013 -

PhD

“On machine learning for image reconstruction”

RA, McGill

Sabrina Carpenter
(co-Gamache, Polytechnique)

2012-

MEng

"Stochastic optimization of stope designs"

RA, Ecole Polytechnique, Mtl

Maiko Sell

2011-

MEng

”Application of high-order simulation with continuous TIs"

RA, McGill




Research Fellows

Current

NAME

YEARS

STATUS

PROJECT TITLE

PRESENT POSITION

Ryan Goodfellow (McGill U)

09/2014

Post Doc

“Stochastic optimization of mining complexes”

Post Doc

Luis Montiel (McGill U)

09/2014

Post Doc

“Globally Optimizing a Mining Complexes with Uncertainty”

Post Doc

Elena Tamayo (U Barcelona)

03/2014

Post Doc

“Upscaling of fractured reservoirs”

Post Doc

Ilnur Minniakhmetov (U Moscow)

12/2013

Post Doc

“High-order models and stochastic simulations and distributed computing”

Post Doc

Ray (Jian) Zhang (U Calgary)

09/2013

Post Doc

“Optimization of mining complexes”

Post Doc

Lingqing Yao (U Geosciences)

09/2013-

Research Associate

“High-order spatial stochastic simulations”

Research Associate

Cosmin Paduraru (McGill)

12/2012-

Post Doc

“Optimizing mining complexes-Markov Decision Processes”

Post Doc

Amina Lamghari (U de M)

2009-

Postdoc/Research Associate

“Stochastic Programming with Metaheuristics”

Research Associate, McGill University


Past

NAME

YEARS

STATUS

PROJECT TITLE

PRESENT POSITION

David Francisco Machuca Mory (U Alberta)

2010-2013

Post Doc/ Research Associate

“Geostatistics with high-order models and applications”

Senior Geostatistician, SRK Consulting

Xiaochun Luo (McGill)

2011-2013

Research Associate

“Computational geostatistics”

MiraGeosciences

Ayoub Insa (Ecole Polyrtechnique)

2012-2012

Research Associate

“Mine planning and optimization”

Associate Prof, Senegal

Arman Kizilkale (McGill)

2012-2013

Postdoc

“Stochastic global optimization of mining complexes”

Postdoc, Ecole Polytechnique

M Waqar Asad (Colorado S M)

2009-2012

Postdoc

“Mine Planning and Optimization”

Prof, Curtin Univ. Australia

Jongik Byun (Kaist)

2011-2012

Postdoc

“Partially ordered knapsack"

Post Doc

Hussein Mustapha

2007-2010

Postdoc

“High order spatial statistics and modeling”

Schlumburger, Oxford, UK

K. Gerald v d Boogaart

2008-2009

Research Associate

“Statistical Modelling and Data Analysis”

Full Professor, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany

Snehamoy Chatterjee

2008-2010

Postdoc

“Mine Planning and Design; Wavelet Simulation”

Assist. Professor, National Inst of Tech. Rourkela, India

Sabry Abdel Sabour

2006-2010

Research Associate

“Real Option Valuation and Mine Planning”

Assist. Professor, Mining Eng, U of Alaska

Mustafa Kumral

2006-2007

Research Associate

“Mine Planning and Optimization”

Associate Professor, Inonu University, Turkey

Erwan Gloaguen

2005-2007

Postdoc

“Soft Data and Multi-point Deposit Simulation”

Assistant Professor, INRS

Erkan Topal

2005-2006

Research Associate

“Multistage Pit Optimisation”

Head, Mining Engineering Dept., WASM, Australia

Shuxing Li

1998-2004

Post Doc

“Coal Seam Modelling”

Senior Consultrant, Cofe Mining, Brisbane, Australia

Salih Ramazan

2001-2004

Post Doc

“Optimisation Methods in Mine Planning”

Senior Planning Engineer, AngloGold, Australia

Antonio Vargas-Guzman

2000-2002

Post Doc

“Geostatistis and spatial modeling – residual simulations”

Principal Scientist ARAMCO, S. Arabia

Rossen Halatchev

1999-2002

Research Fellow

“Open pit design and production scheduling”

Independent




Visiting Scientists

Prof. Cláudio Lúcio Lopes Pinto, Departamento de Engenharia de Minas, Universite Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil

Prof. Marcelo M. Rocha, Instituto de Geociências, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil

Dr. Nelson Morales, Mining Engineering Dept., U of Chile, Chile

Dr. Alexandre Boucher, Stanford University, USA.

Dr. Alexandra Newman, Colorado School of Mines, USA.

Dr. Alexandre Desbarats, Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa, Canada.

Prof. Gui Fu, School of Safety Engineering, China Univ. & Technology, Beijing, China.

Mr. Michel Dagbert, GEOSTATS Systems Int., Montreal Canada.

Prof. Michel Bilodeau, Dept. Mining and Metallurgical Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

Dr. Graham Bonham-Carter, Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa, Canada.




Research Collaborators

Smart Fields Consortium, Energy Resources Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, Link

Prof. Michel Gamache, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Canada

Prof. Jacques Ferland, Universite de Montreal, Canada

Prof. Jörg Benndorf, Delft University, The Netherlands

Dr. Hussein Mustapha, Schlumberger, Oxford, UK

Prof J-P, Chiles, Paris School of mines, France.

Prof. Xavier Emery, University of Chile, Chile

Prof. Enrique Rubio, University of Chile, Chile

Dr M Waqar Asad, Mining Eng, Curtin University – WASM, WA, Australia

Prof. Erkan Topal, Head of Mining Eng, Curtin University – WASM, WA, Australia

Jeff Whittle, Whittle Programming, Melbourne, Australia.

Prof. J. Felipe Costa, Iniveridade Federal Rio Grande do Sol, Brazil.




International Exchange Students

Denis Uematu, Mining Engineering, UFMG, Bello Horizonte, Brazil

Marika Tuomela-Pyykkönen, Doctoral student, Oulu Business School, Finland

Jeroen Van Eldert, Mining Engineering, Delft U, The Netherlands

Bernabe Lopez, Mining Engineering Department, U of Chile, Chile

Felipe Aguilera, Mining Engineering Department, U of Chile, Chile

Amisha Maharaja, Petroleum Engineering, Stanford University, USA (at McGill).

Nina Lothian, McGill University, Mining Engineering Program, Montreal, Canada (at UQ).

Louis Archambault, McGill University, Mining Engineering Program, Montreal, Canada (at UQ).

Keith Kenny, McGill University, Mining Engineering Program, Montreal, Canada (at UQ).