Strategic Mine Planning – Optimization

Geostatistics – Orebody Modelling – Resources/Reserves

Subsurface CO2 Sequestration, Environmental Geostatistics, Mine Rehabilitation

Refereed Book Chapters and Refereed Proceedings

  • Goodfellow, R. and Dimitrakopoulos, R. (2014): Stochastic optimisation of mineral value chains-developments and applications for the global optimisation of mining complexes with uncertainty. SMP Symposium, AusIMM, Perth Australia, November 24-26.
  • Minniakhmetov, I. and Dimitrakopoulos, R. (2014): Joint Simulation of Correlated Variables using High-order Spatial Statistics for Orebody Modeling. SMP Symposium, AusIMM, Perth Australia, November 24-26.
  • Montiel, L., Dimitrakopoulos, R. and Kawahata, K. (2014): Optimizing open-pit and underground mining operations under geological uncertainty, Twin Creeks Mining Complex, Nevada, USA. SMP Symposium, AusIMM, Perth Australia, November 24-26.
  • Mustapha, H. M., Chatterjee, S. and Dimitrakopoulos, R. (2014): Reservoir modeling through fast wavelet-based stochastic simulation. Proceedings of ECMOR XIV – 14th European Conference on the Mathematics of Oil Recovery Catania, Sicily, Italy, 8-11 September.
  • Senecal, R. and Dimitrakopoulos, R. (2014): A multi-neighbourhood Tabu search metaheuristic for stochastic production scheduling. SMP Symposium, AusIMM, Perth Australia, November 24-26.
  • Zhang, J. and Dimitrakopoulos, R. (2014): Mining supply chain planning with dynamic recovery rate and uncertainties in ore supply and commodity market. SMP Symposium, AusIMM, Perth Australia, November 24-26.
  • Goodfellow, R., Mustapha, H. and Dimitrakopoulos, R. (2012): Approximations of High-Order Spatial Statistics Through Decomposition. In, Abrahamsen P, Hauge R, Kolbjørnsen O (Eds.) Geostatistics Oslo 2012, p. 91-102.
  • Machuca Mory, D.F. and Dimitrakopoulos, R. (2011): High-order Spatial Simulation of the Structurally Controlled Apensu Gold Deposit, Ghana. In Deschênes G et al (eds), Proceedings World Gold 2011, p. 771-783.
  • Chatterjee, S., Lamghari, A. and Dimitrakopoulos, R. (2010): A two-phase heuristic method for constrained pushback design. 14thInt Conf Mining Innovation,23-25/07, Santiago, Gecamin, p. 195-204.
  • Meagher, C., Abdel Sabour, S.A. and Dimitrakopoulos, R. (2010): Pushback design of open pit mines under geological and market uncertainties. Orebody Modelling & Strategic Mine Planning, AusIMM Spectrum Series, vol. 17, p. 297-304.
  • Mustapha, H. and Dimitrakopoulos, R. (2010): Simulation of geologically complex deposits: New high-order models & spatial cumulants. 14th Int Conf Mining Innovation 23-25/07, Santiago, Gecamin, p. 451-58.
  • Xu, H., Dimitrakopoulos, R. and Manggala, P. (2010): Robust mine scheduling with parametric regret minimization. 14thInt Conf Mining Innovation, 23-25/07, Santiago, Gecamin, p. 205-212.
  • Xu, H., Mannor, S. and Dimitrakopoulos, R. (2009): Parametric regret minimization for robust mine scheduling. Proceedings Orebody Modelling and Strategic Mine Planning, Perth, AusIMM, p. 305-308.
  • Dimitrakopoulos, R. and Makie, S. (2008): Joint simulation of mine spoil uncertainty for rehabilitation decision making. Geostatistics for Environmental Applications, Springer, vol. 15, p. 345-355.
  • Mustapha, H. and Dimitrakopoulos, R. (2008): Fracture System Modelling and Fractured Aquifer Simulation. JM Ortiz, X Emery eds, Geostats200, 8th Int Geostatistics Congress, GecaMin, vol. 1, p. 545-554.
  • Osterholt, V. and Dimitrakopoulos, R. (2007): Simulation of wireframes and geometric features with multiple-point techniques: Application at Yandi iron ore deposit. Orebody Modelling and Strategic Mine Planning, AusIMM, Spectrum Series, 2nd Ed., vol. 14.