Roussos G Dimitrakopoulos

People

Students Supervised

Students Supervised - Completed

NAME

YEARS

DEGREE

THESIS TITLE

PRESENT POSITION

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

Iain Farmer

2010-2011

B.Eng

”Comparative study of conventional vs stochastic open pit mine design"

Xu Huan (co- S. Manor,ECE)

2006-2009

B.Eng

“Robust decision making and its applications in machine learning“

U of Singapore, Singapore

Arja Jewbali

2002- 2006

PhD

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

RioTinto, Perth; now Newmont, Denver

Jeroen van Eldert

2010 - 2011

MSc, Delft U, Netherlands

“Stochastic open pit design with a network flow algorithm: application at Escondida Norte, Chile”

Francisco Albor Consuegra

2007-2010

MEng

“Exploring stochastic optimization in open pit mining”

Arcelor Mittal, Montreal

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

Andre Leite

2006-2008

MEng

“Application of stochastic mine design and optimization methods”

Vale Inco, Toronto

Louis Archambeault (co- to M Bilodeau)

2005-2006

MEng

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

CIBC World Markets, Vancouver

Richard Peattie

2004- 2007

MPhil

“Future data and recoverable reserve estimation”

AngloGold Ashanti, RSA

Justin Scott

2004-2006

MPhil

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

Rosh Mining, Queensland

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

Jorg Bernndorf

(co- S. Ramazan)

2003-2005

MPhil

“Large scale stochastic simulations for long term scheduling formulations”

Washingon Group, Germany

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

Jeroen van Eldert

2009 - 2009

B.Eng exchange, Delft U, Netherlands

“Estimation and simulation of a gold deposit”

MSc, Delft

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

Amr Mahmoud

2007-2008

B.Eng

“SIP - Mine Production Scheduling”

Completed

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”

Golder Associates, South America

Alexandre Boucher

2001-2003

MPhil

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

Assistant 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”

Senior Scientist, Qld Dept. Mines & Energy

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

Xiaochin 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

Renaud Senécal

2013 -

MEng

”Production scheduling with multiple processing streams flow"

RA, McGill

Ahmad Rashid
(co-Psaromiligkos, ECE)

2013 -

MEng

TBA

RA, McGill

Amir Abolhassani
(co- , ECE)

2013 -

PhD

TBA

RA, McGill

Yanyan Mu
(co- , ECE)

2013 -

PhD

TBA

RA, McGill

Fernanda Del Castillo

2012-

MEng

"Global optimization and option valuation"

RA, McGill

Sabrina Carpenter
(co-Gamache, Polytechnique)

2012-

MEng

"Stochastic optimization of stope designs"

RA, Ecole Polytechnique, Mtl

Murilo Nogueira Teixeira

2012-

MEng

"Stochastic optimal cutoff grade policy for mining complexes"

RA, McGill

Mario De Freitas Silva

2012-

MEng

"High-order simulations for categorical variables"

RA, McGill

Martha Villalba Matamoros

2011-

MEng

"Integrating short and long term scheduling in iron ore deposits"

RA, McGill

Maiko Sell

2011-

MEng

”Application of high-order simulation with continuous TIs"

RA, McGill

Ryan Goodfellow

2009-

PhD

“Stochastic programming for global mine optimization”

RA, McGill

Luis Montiel

2009-

PhD

“Global Stochastic Mine Optimization with POK”

RA, McGill

Victor Vidal

2008-

PhD

“Dynamic stochastic cutoff grades and pipage rounding”

RA, McGill




Research Fellows

Current

NAME

YEARS

STATUS

PROJECT TITLE

PRESENT POSITION

Cosmin Paduraru (McGill)

2012-

Postdoc

"Optimization of mining complexes"

Postdoc

David Francisco Machuca Mory (U of A)

2010-

Postdoc/Research Associate

“Geostatistics with high-order models and applications”

Research Associate

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

Xiaochun Luo (McGill)

2011-2013

Research Associate

“Computational geostatistics”

Research Associate

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”

Jongik Byun (Kaist)

2011-2012

Postdoc

“Partially ordered knapsack"

Hussein Mustapha

2007-2010

Postdoc

“High order spatial statistics and modeling”

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, Inst national de la recherche scientifique

Erkan Topal

2005-2006

Research Associate

“Multistage Pit Optimisation”

Head, Mining Engineering Dept., WASM, Australia




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

Prof. Jef Caers, Stanford University, USA.

Prof. Jörg Benndorf, Delft University, The Netherlands

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

Dr. Hussein Mustapha, Schlumberger, Oxford, UK

Dr. Alexandre Boucher, Stanford University, USA.

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

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).