MIRG Researcher Alumni

 

 

First Mine Intelligence Research Laboratory, 2003.

 


 2004-2006

Zetti Gavelán, M.S.

MINE PLANNING
 
Country of Origin: Peru  Peru flag
 
Education:
  • 2008-2009 Executive MBA (Master Ejecutivo en Dirección de Empresas) Departamento de Postgrado Universidad Francisco de Vitoria – Madrid, Spain
  • 2002-2003 Master of Science – Department of Mining and Geological Engineering – University of Arizona (UA) – Tucson, AZ (USA)
  • 1989-1995 Bachelor in Mining Engineering (BSc) – Escuela Académico-Profesional de Ingeniería de Minas Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos – Lima, Peru
  • Mining Engineer - CIP 63435
 Work Experience:
  • AREQUIPA RESOURCES – Explorations and Mine Valuation
  • BARRICK GOLD – Development, Construction and Commissioning, Engineering, Mine Operations, Project Management and Operations Management at Pierina Mine – Peru / Lagunas Norte Mine – Peru  / Veladero Mine – Argentina
 Areas of Expertise:
  • Ore Control;
  • Short and Long Term Mine Planning;
  • Mineral Economics;
  • Social Responsibility, Political Risk in Mining and Sustainability;
  • Mine Equipment Operation and Maintenance – MARC contract management;
  • Mine Operator Training;
  • Project Management;
  • Mine Management.
Publications:
  • Z. Gavelán, S. Dessureault, M. Rieber, 2003, “Correlating Economic and Social Data for a Globalized Mineral Investment”, presented at the 105th CIM/ICM Conference in Montreal, Quebec – Canada.
  • S. Dessureault and Z. Gavelán, 2003, “The impact of sustainability on Political Risk”, presented at the 2003 Annual SME-Arizona meeting in Tucson, AZ – U.S.A.
  • Z. Gavelán and S. Dessureault, 2004, “Probabilistic Approach to Project-specific Political Risk Analysis”, presented at the 2004 SME Annual Meeting & Exhibit in Denver, CO – U.S.A.
  • G. Bee, R. Espinel, Z. Gavelán, X. Ochoa, Y. Roditis, 2002, “Precious Metal Heap Leaching in a High Rainfall Alpine Setting at Barrick Gold Pierina Mine in Peru”, presented at the 2002 SME Annual Meeting & Exhibit in Phoenix, AZ – U.S.A.
ZETTI IS CURRENTLY LIVING IN SAN JUAN, ARGENTINA AND WORKING AS SENIOR MINING ENGINEER FOR BARRICK AT THE VELADERO MINE.

2004-2006

Metin Yildirim, M.S.

VERi MADENCiLiGi, FiLO YONETiMi

 
Country of Origin: Turkey  Turkey flag
 
Education:
  • Master:  Maden Muhendisligi  – Department of Mining and Geological Engineering – University of Arizona (UA).
  • Degree: Maden Muhendisligi (Orta Dogu Teknik Universitesi)
 
Publications:

CIM 2007

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CIM Magazine, Vol. 2 No.4
June/July 2007
Yildrim, M., S. Dessureault, and Baker, Mark. 2007, “Data mining mine data: truck-shovel fleet management systems”: CIM Magazine, Vol. 2 No.4, June/July 2007. 8p.

 

METIN IS CURRENTLY WORKING AT CATERPILLAR IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF MINESTAR.

2006-2008

 Amri Sinuhaji, M.S.

PROJECT: BLOCK CAVING, MINE PLANNING

 
AmriCountry of Origin: Indonesia 
 
Education:
  • Master of Science – Department of Mining and Geological Engineering – University of Arizona (UA).
  • Bachelor in Mining Engineering from University of National Development, Indonesia
Work Experience:
  • Technical services, supervising and administrative roles at Freeport, Indonesia.
  • Cave Management, Caving Designs, Drill & Blast Design and Underground Development Design (Freeport, Indonesia).
  • Pre-feasibility study works at Resolution Copper Mining (Rio Tinto Plc.)
  • Senior Mining Engineer at Kennecott Utah Copper (Bingham Canyon Mine, UT)
Improving the Block Cave  Production Planning Process.”
AMRI IS CURRENTLY LIVING IN VANCOUVER, CANADA AND WORKING AS SENIOR MINING ENGINEER AT IVANHOE MINES (MONGOLIA) FOR RIO TINTO.

2006-2008

Hamdaweh ‘Hamdi’ Sulemana, M.S.

  PROJECT: TIRE MANAGEMENT

 
HamdiCountry of Origin: Ghana 
 
Education:
  • Master of Science – Department of Mining and Geological Engineering – University of Arizona (UA).
  • Mining Engineering Degree – Middle East Technical  University, Turkey.
Work Experience:
  • Short Term Planning Engineer at Ray Mine, Asarco (Tucson, AZ)

 

“My objective is to gain needed and relevant experience in the field of mining engineering, be it in exploration, mine planning and design and/or operation of surface and underground mines.”
HAMDI IS CURRENTLY LIVING IN ORO VALLEY, AZ AND WORKING AS PLANNING ENGINEER FOR FREEPORT-McMoRAN COPPER & GOLD, Inc.

2007-2009

Edwin Gutiérrez, M.S.

PROJECT: BLASTING DATA INTEGRATION   

 
EdwinCountry of Origin: Peru  Peru flag
 
Education:
  • Master of Science – Department of Mining and Geological Engineering – University of Arizona (UA).
  • Mining Engineer, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP).
Work Experience:
  • Global Planning Engineer for Kinross (Toronto).
  • Senior Planning Engineer for Newmont (Denver).
  • Senior Planning Engineering for Freeport Americas, Projects: North and South America and Tenke Fungurume (Congo).
  • Project Leader and Technical Support Engineer, MINTEC and DATAMINE (Peru).
  • MineSight specialist.
  • Associate consultant for Engineering and Information Technology for underground and surface mining projects.
  • Planning and Production at Tintaya Mine [BHP Billiton] (Peru).

Publications:

Mineria2009

 

 

 

 

 
 
REVISTA MINERIA, No. 376, Año LVI
Enero 2009

Gutierrez, E., Dessureault, S., Tenorio, V. (2008). "Aplicacion de Mineria de Datos en el Proceso de Perforacion a Lixiviacion" (Application of Data Mining in the Drill-to-Leach Process). Revista Mineria. No. 376, Año LVI. Instituto de Ingenieros de Minas. Enero 2009. pp. 18-22.

 

"I want to develop a product applicable to the Drilling and Blasting processes."
 
EDWIN IS CURRENTLY LIVING IN LIMA, PERU, AND WORKING AS SENIOR PLANNING ENGINEER FOR FORTUNA MINING.

2006-2008

Ronald Benito, M.S.

PROJECT: DATA MINING & MINE PLANNING

 
RonaldCountry of Origin: Peru     Peru flag
 
Education:
  • Master of Science – Department of Mining and Geological Engineering – University of Arizona (UA).
  • Bachelor in Mining Engineering from Universidad Nacional del Altiplano, Peru
Work Experience:
  • Long Range, Short Range Mine Planning, Ore Control, Drilling and Blasting,  Mine Operations experience at Cerro Verde [Phelps Dodge], Tintaya [BHPBilliton], and Antamina [Noranda-BHPBilliton-Teck/Cominco] (Peru).

Publications:

Oct2008
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MINING ENGINEERING MAGAZINE Vol. 60 No. 10
October 2008
Benito, Ronald, S. Dessureault. 2008. “Estimation of incremental haulage costs by mining historical data and their influence in the final pit limit definition”: Mining Engineering, Vol. 60 No. 10. October 2008.

RonaldBenito

 

 

 

 

 

MINING ENGINEERING MAGAZINE Vol. 62 No. 11
November 2013
Open Pit Optimization through databases; An open source for data analysis and reporting services
by Ronald Benito
pp. 44-49
“I want to be a power user of Data Mining tools for a more efficient Open Pit Planning.”
RONALD IS CURRENTLY LIVING IN CATALINA, AZ AND WORKING AS LONG TERM PLANNING ENGINEER FOR FREEPORT AMERICAS (Freeport-McMoRan). 

2007-2009

Akira Takahashi, M.S.

 PROJECT: MINE PLANNING

 
AkiraCountry of Origin: Peru  Peru flag
 
Education:
  • Master of Science – Department of Mining and Geological Engineering – University of Arizona (UA) – Fulbright Scholarship Grantee
  • Mining Engineer, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP)
Work Experience:
  • 7 years of experience at Pierina Mine - BARRICK
  • Mine Planning – MineSight
  • Production Control – Dispatch
  • Ore Control
  • Topography
  • Drilling and Blasting

Publications:

MT

 

 

 

 

 
 
MINING TECNOLOGY Vol. 118 No. 2
2009
Block Model Reconstruction using truck fleet management system data
by Takahashi, Akira and Dessureault, Sean
pp. 53-58

http://http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/037178409X12487745635144

 

“My goal is to develop a product applicable to the Drilling and Blasting processes.”
AKIRA IS CURRENTLY LIVING IN LIMA, PERU AND WORKING AS SENIOR MINING ENGINEER FOR CHINALCO AT THE TOROMOCHO MINING PROJECT.

2008-2009

Jose Luis Quispe, M.Eng. 

DATA MINING, MINE MODELING & MINE PLANNING
NARM PROJECT 

 
JoséCountry of Origin: Peru  Peru flag
 
Education:
  • Master of Engineering – Department of Mining and Geological Engineering – University of Arizona (UA).
  • Bachelor in Mining Engineering from Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos (UNMSM), Peru
Work Experience:
  • Long Range & Short Range Planning, Mine Operations at Toromocho Project [Chinalco] (Peru
  • MineSight Support Engineer for Mintec, Inc (2010-2013)
Teaching Experience:
  • MineSight trainer and Teaching Assistant for MNE 434/534 Surface Mining – Spring 2010
“I want to excel in Short and Long Mine Planning using the latest information technology tools”
JOSE IS WORKING AT MORENCI FOR FREEPORT McMoRAN IN MINE PLANNING.

 2010-2011

Syafrill Hernendi

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Country of Origin: Indonesia Indonesia flag
 
Education:
  • Pursuing a PhD – Department of Mining and Geological Engineering – University of Arizona (UA).
  • Master's Degree in Mining Engineering from University of Utah, USA.
  • Bachelor in Mining Engineering from Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia.
Work Experience:
  • PT Freeport Indonesia - Ventilation Engineer

 

"I am interested in Sustainable Development and System Dynamics."

SYAFRILL IS BACK IN INDONESIA. 


2011

Oscar Altamirano

BLASTING OPTIMIZATION
NARM PROJECT

Oscar AltamiranoCountry of Origin: Peru  Peru flag 
 
Education:
  • B.S. in Mining Engineering at Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP)
  • Applicant of Master's Degree in Mining Engineering – Department of Mining and Geological Engineering – University of Arizona (UA)
Work Experience:
  • Orica Mining Services Pe
  • Orica Perú S.A.
  • Cementos Lima S.A. - Lima, Peru
  • Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A. - Trujillo - Cajamarca, Peru
"My wish is to empower the skills already gained with the technologies I am discovering at the University. Mine-to-Mill projects are a fabulous challenge in where I want to apply this new knowledge." 

OSCAR IS BACK IN PERU WORKING FOR ORICA.


2011

Wan Wang

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
SUSTAINABILITY PROJECT

Country of Origin: People's Republic of China   China flag
Wan
 Education:
  • Pursuing a PhD in Mining Engineering at University of Arizona (UA)
  • M.S. in Mining & Earth Systems Engineering, Mining Engineering from Colorado School of Mines (CSM)
  • B.S. Major in Mineral Processing Engineering, Minor in Law from Liaoning Technical University, China

Work Experience:

  • Internship at Sierrita, Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold, Metallurgy Lab

  • China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), China, Economy and Marketing Department

  • Research and Teaching Assistant at Colorado School of Mines, Clean Energy

 

"I am interested in Sustainable Development in the fields of Mineral Processing, Mineral Economics and Clean Energy."

WAN IS PURSUING HER Ph.D. IN WEST VIRGINIA.


2010-2012

Miguel 'Micky' Antuñano, M.S.

FLEET COST MANAGEMENT
NARM PROJECT

Country of Origin: Peru   Peru flag
 
Education:
  • Pursuing a Master's Degree in Mining Engineering at University of Arizona (UA)
  • B.S. and Mining Engineering Degree at Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP)
Work Experience:
  • Cementos Pacasmayo - Senior Operations Supervisor (2007-2010)
  • Southern Peru Copper Corporation - Drilling Supervisor (2006)
  • Orica-EXSA - Resident Engineer (2005-2006)
  • Minera San Martín - General Operations Supervisor (2002-2005)

 

 "My main interest is to develop tools that improve the way the decisions are made in the operations, increasing their efficiency and profitability."

MICKY IS LIVING IN ELKO, NV AND WORKING FOR BARRICK GOLD AT THE GOLDSTRIKE MINE.

2012

Placide Archimede Hiol

BUSINESS INTELLIGENE APPLICATIONS IN MINERAL ECONOMICS AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
SUSTAINABILITY PROJECT

Country of Origin: Cameroon   Cameroon flagPlacide
 
Education:
  • Pursuing a Master of Science in Agricultural and Resource Economics at University of Arizona (UA)
  • B.S. Managerial Economics from Catholic University of Central Africa, Cameroon
  • B.S. Engineer Planning and Land Use from Ecole Nationale d’Economie Appliquée et de Management (ENEAM) Université du Bènin
Work Experience:
  • Rainbow Environment Consult, Cameroon (2008), Economist 

 

"I am interested in using Econometrics Modeling and Data Mining in the field of Mineral Economics in Africa."

 

PLACIDE GRADUATED FROM UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA.


2006-2012

Victor ‘Tito’ Tenorio, Ph.D.

3D MINE MODELING, AUTONOMOUS TECHNOLOGIES, CONTROL ROOMS, DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEMS
NARM PROJECT

Victor TenorioCountry of Origin: Peru  Peru flag
 
Education:
  • PhD from University of Arizona (UA) - May 2012. Dissertation topic: Decision Support Systems in Real-time Control Rooms for major coal mines.
  • Master of Science from University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF).
  • B.S. and Mining Engineering degree from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP).

Registered as Mining Engineer at Colegio de Ingenieros del Perú: CIP No. 48420 

Work Experience:
  • Associate consultant for Engineering and Information Technology for mining projects.
  • IT Support Engineer and database administrator for mining projects in Peru (Antamina) and Chile (Escondida/Collahuasi) with Bechtel Overseas Corp.
  • Mining software specialist and Product Manager.
  • Head of Mine IT department, San Vicente, SIMSA (Peru).
Teaching Experience:
  • Instructor of Record for MNE 430/530 Mine Examination & Valuation – University of Arizona (Fall 2010)
  • 3D Mine Modeling and Introduction to Planning – PUCP (1993-2003)
Publications and Presentations:
  • Keeping the Underground Topographic Model Updated (spanish). Co-author with Oscar Frias & Percy Chavez. El Ingeniero de Minas. Year 7, No. 21, Nov - Dec 2001. Lima-Peru
  • A Practical Experience in the Application of Downhole Explorer at the Atacocha Mine (spanish). Co-author with Adrian Portugal. Mundo Minero. Jan Feb 2002. Lima-Peru
  • Controlling Efficiency and Production Goals in an Underground Mine. Co-author with Dr. Sukumar Bandopadhyay. MPES 2005 AND CAMI 2005. Oct-Nov 2005. Banff, Alberta-Canada
  • Application of Data Mining through the Drill-to-Leach process. Co-author with Edwin Gutierrez & Sean Dessureault. Revista Mineria, Dec 2008. Lima-Peru (published January 2009)
  • A Model-Based Decision Support System for Supervision of Coal Blending and Load-Out Processes – Victor Tenorio and Sean Dessureault – INFORMS (November 2010)
  • Assessing the Effectiveness of a Decision Support System for Blending Control in Large Scale Coal Mine Operations – Victor Tenorio and Sean Dessureault – SME Annual Meeting & Exhibit (March 2011).
  • Testing the Effectiveness of a Control Room for Coal Blending - Victor Tenorio, Sean Dessureault, Tony Basko - 5th International Industry Summit on Mining Performance - BPI Conference - Rapid City, SD (May 2011)

Publications:

U.S.

MEMNov2011

 

 

 

 

 

MINING ENGINEERING MAGAZINE Vol. 63 No. 11
November 2011
Supervision of multiple vehicles in autonomous surface mines through a control room
by Victor Octavio Tenorio and Sean D. Dessureault
pp. 80-86

MEM

MINING ENGINEERING MAGAZINE Vol. 68 No. 2
February 2016
Developing a context-based alert system for haulage cycle optimization
by Pedro Pablo Vasquez and Victor Octavio Tenorio
pp. 17-23
 
PERU
REVISTA MINERIA (IIMP)
Mineria2009
REVISTA MINERIA, No. 376, Año LVI
January 2009

Gutierrez, E, Dessureault, S., Tenorio, V. (2008). "Aplicacion de Mineria de Datos en el Proceso de Perforacion a Lixiviacion" (Application of Data Mining in the Drill-to-Leach Process). Revista Mineria. No. 376, Año LVI. Instituto de Ingenieros de Minas. Enero 2009. pp. 18-22.

TECNOLOGIA MINERA

TECNOLOGIA MINERA Year 4 Number 21
November-December 2010
Desarrollo de Estrategias de Educación para un Mejor Uso de la Tecnología Informática en Minería
Development of Education Strategies for a Better Utilization of Information Technology in Mining
Sean Dessureault, Ph.D., Victor Tenorio, Ph.D.
pp. 54-55
 
TECNOLOGIA MINERA Year 5 Number 23
February-March 2011
Modelos de Centros de Investigación para Tecnología Minera
Models for Research Centers for Mine Technology
pp. 92-94
Sean Dessureault, Ph.D., Victor Tenorio, Ph.D.
 
TECNOLOGIA MINERA Year 5 Number 24
April-May 2011
Sistemas Ligeros de Manejo de Flotas (parte 1)
Light Fleet Management Systems (part 1)
pp. 92-94
Sean Dessureault, Ph.D., Victor Tenorio, Ph.D.
 
TECNOLOGIA MINERA Year 5 Number 25
July-August 2011
Sistemas Ligeros de Manejo de Flotas (parte 2)
Light Fleet Management Systems (part 2)
pp. 60-62
Sean Dessureault, Ph.D., Victor Tenorio, Ph.D.
 
TECNOLOGIA MINERA Year 6 Number 28
January-February 2012
Métodos Innovadores para Reducción de Costos en Mina
Innovative Methods for Cost Reduction at the Mine Site
Sean Dessureault, Ph.D., Mustafa Kahraman, M.S., Victor Tenorio, Ph.D.
 
TECNOLOGIA MINERA Year 6 Number 29
February-March 2012
Colaboración entre la Industria y la Investigación
Collaboration between Industry and Research
Sean Dessureault, Ph.D., Mustafa Kahraman, M.S., Victor Tenorio, Ph.D.
 
TMA06N31
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TECNOLOGIA MINERA Year 6 Number 31
May-June 2012
Gerenciando Sistemas de Información en Operaciones Mineras
Managing Information Systems in Mine Operations
Sean Dessureault, Ph.D., Mustafa Kahraman, M.S., Victor Tenorio, Ph.D.
pp. 62-64
 
TECNOLOGIA MINERA Year 6 Number 32
July 2012
Tecnología y Seguridad: Cómo aprovechar las actuales herramientas tecnológicas para hacer minería con menos accidentes
Technology and Safety: How to take advantage of the current technological tools for mining with less accidents
Keith Haley, VP Operaciones Mineras – Gillette, Wyoming, Sean Dessureault, Ph.D.,Victor Tenorio, Ph.D.
 
TECNOLOGIA MINERA Year 6 Number 33
August-September 2012
Modernizando la Educación Minera
Modernizing Mining Education
Sean Dessureault, Ph.D., Victor Tenorio, Ph.D.
 
TECNOLOGIA MINERA Year 6 Number 34
October-November 2012
Implementación de una Sala de Control para Investigación de la Mejora de Productividad en Minas a Gran Escala
Deployment of a Control Room for Reseach in Productivity Optimization of Large-Scale Mines
Sean Dessureault, Ph.D., Rosa Maria Rojas, Victor Tenorio, Ph.D.
 
TECNOLOGIA MINERA Year 6 Number 35
December 2012
Tecnologías de Punta en MINExpo 2012
Leading Edge Technologies at MINExpo 2012
Victor Tenorio, Ph.D., Mustafa Kahraman, M.S.
 
TMA07N36
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TECNOLOGIA MINERA Year 7 Number 36
January-February 2013
Inversiones en la Industria Minera de Turquía (parte 1)
Investment in the Mining Industry of Turkey (part 1)
Mustafa Kahraman, M.S., Sean Dessureault, Ph.D., Victor Tenorio, Ph.D.
pp. 80-81
 
TMA07N37
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TECNOLOGIA MINERA Year 7 Number 37
March-April 2013
Inversiones en la Industria Minera de Turquia (parte 2)
Investment in the Mining Industry of Turkey (part 2)
Mustafa Kahraman, M.S., Sean Dessureault, Ph.D., Victor Tenorio, Ph.D.
pp. 100-102
 
TMA07N39
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TECNOLOGIA MINERA Year 7 Number 39
May-June 2013
Líneas de Carrera en Ingeniería de Minas
Career Lines in Mining Engineering
Victor Tenorio, Ph.D.
pp. 52-54
TMA07N40
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TECNOLOGIA MINERA Year 7 Number 40
July-August 2013
Logrando Mejoras en Temas Energéticos y Minero-Metalúrgicos
Achieving Improvement in Energy and Mining-Metallurgy
Victor Tenorio, Ph.D.
pp. 68-73
 
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TECNOLOGIA MINERA Year 7 Number 41 02
September-October 2013
De Nanoescala a Terabytes (parte 1)
From Nanoscale to Terabytes (part 1)
Mary Poulton, Ph.D., Victor Tenorio, Ph.D.
pp. 134-136
 
TMA07N42
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TECNOLOGIA MINERA Year 7 Number 42
November-December 2013
De Nanoescala a Terabytes (parte 2)
From Nanoscale to Terabytes (part 2)
Mary Poulton, Ph.D., Victor Tenorio, Ph.D.
pp. 62-64
TMA08N43
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TECNOLOGIA MINERA Year 8 Number 43
January-February 2014
Inteligencia de Negocios Aplicada al Análisis de Utilización de Agua en el Perú y el Sector Minero (parte 1)
Business Intelligence Applied to the Analysis of Water Utilization in Peru and the Mining Sector (part 1)
José Antonio Ardito, M.S., Sean Dessureault, Ph.D., Victor Tenorio, Ph.D.
pp. 42-44
TMA08N44
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TECNOLOGIA MINERA Year 8 Number 44
March-April 2014
Inteligencia de Negocios Aplicada al Análisis de Utilización de Agua en el Perú y el Sector Minero (parte 2)
Business Intelligence Applied to the Analysis of Water Utilization in Peru and the Mining Sector (part 2)
José Antonio Ardito Vega, M.S., Sean Dessureault, Ph.D., Victor Tenorio, Ph.D.
pp. 46-49
 
TMA08N47
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TECNOLOGIA MINERA Year 8 Number 47
July-August 2014
Modelos de Optimización del Ciclo de Carguío-Transporte-Acarreo Utilizando un Simulador de Eventos Discretos
Optimization Models of the Load-Haulage-Dump cycle using a Discrete-Event Simulator
Pedro Pablo Vasquez, M.S., Victor Tenorio, Ph.D.
pp. 62-66
TMA08N48
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TECNOLOGIA MINERA Year 8 Number 48
September-October 2014
Análisis de Sensibilidad para Determinar el Número Óptimo de Camiones
Sensitivity Analysis to Determine the Optimum Number of Trucks
Pedro Pablo Vasquez, M.S., Victor Tenorio, Ph.D.
pp. 98-102
 
TMA08N49
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TECNOLOGIA MINERA Year 8 Number 49
November-December 2014
Desarrollo de un Sistema de Alerta para Detectar Condiciones Sub-estándar del Ciclo de Acarreo
Development of an Alert System for Detecting Sub-Standard Conditions of the Haulage Cycle
Pedro Pablo Vasquez, M.S., Victor Tenorio, Ph.D.
pp. 58-62
 
TMA09N50
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TECNOLOGIA MINERA Year 9 Number 50
January-February 2015
Intercambio Estudiantil: Del Perú a Arizona
Student Exchange: From Peru to Arizona
Victor Tenorio, Ph.D.
pp. 102-104
 
TMA09N51
 
 
 
 
 
TECNOLOGIA MINERA Year 9 Number 51
March-April 2015
Intercambio Estudiantil: De Arizona al Perú
Student Exchange: From Peru to Arizona
Pedro Pablo Vasquez, M.S., Victor Tenorio, Ph.D.
pp. 86-88
 
TMA09N53
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TECNOLOGIA MINERA Year 9 Number 53
May-June 2015
Modelo de Costos para la Transición de Minas Superficiales a Subterráneas
Cost Model for the Transition of Surface to Underground Mines
Ana María Sanzana, Victor Tenorio, Ph.D.
pp. 80-83

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TECNOLOGIA MINERA Year 10 Number 57
January-February 2016
Uso de la tasa de penetración durante la perforación
Using the penetration rate during drilling
Junhyeok Park, Kwangmin Kim, Gonzalo Compan, Victor Tenorio
pp. 68-73
 

“I want to find innovative ways for optimizing productivity and strategic mine planning by integrating learning theories and advanced data analysis.”

 

TITO IS LIVING IN TUCSON, AZ AND IS PROFESSOR OF PRACTICE FOR THE MINES DEPARTMENT AT UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA.


2011-2013

Rosa María Rojas, M.S.

STRATEGIC FRONTLINE MANAGEMENT BY INTEGRATION OF FLEET COST AND MINE PLANNING USING DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEMS IN A CONTROL ROOM
NARM PROJECT

Rosa Maria RojasCountry of Origin: Peru   Peru flag
 
Education:
  • Master of Science in Mining Engineering at University of Arizona (UA) - May 2013. Dissertation topic: Reengineering Frontline Supervision in a Large Coal Mine through a Centralized Control Room and Mobile Computing.

  • B.S. Mining Engineer from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP)
Work Experience:
  • Escondida Mine BHP Billiton Chile (2008), Business Improvement Mining Engineer in Mine Technical Services Area.
  • Escondida Mine BHP Billiton Chile (2009), Production Supervisor in Mine Operations Area.
  • Escondida Mine BHP Billiton Chile (2010), Dispatcher Development Engineer in Mine Production Management Area.
Teaching Experience:
  • Teaching Assistant MNE434/534 Surface Mine Design (2011)
  • Teaching Assistant MNE438/538 Underground Mine Design (2011)
Publications:
 
TECNOLOGIA MINERA Year 6 Number 34
October-November 2012
Implementación de una Sala de Control para Investigación de la Mejora de Productividad en Minas a Gran Escala
Deployment of a Control Room for Reseach in Productivity Optimization of Large-Scale Mines
Sean Dessureault, Ph.D., Rosa Maria Rojas, Victor Tenorio, Ph.D.
 

"I am focused in developing innovative but applicable methodologies to optimize productivity based on Strategic Control Room Management related to mine planning and fleet cost modules. Integrating theories and applicative tools analysis.”

 

ROSA IS WORKING AT MORENCI FOR FREEPORT-McMoRAN IN MINE PLANNING.


2011-2012

Prosper Felli

MINE PLANNING AND DESIGN

Country of Origin: GhanaGhana flag

 

Education:

  • PhD Student at University of Arizona (UA)
  • Master of Science in Mineral Engineering (Geotech) from New Mexico Tech (NMT), Socorro, NM.
  • Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering from University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa.

Work Experience:

  • AngloGold Ashanti, Ghana
  • 2012- 2014 Mintec, Inc. (Tucson, AZ) 

Research Interests:

  • Mine Planning and Design
  • Risk and Uncertainty Analysis of Complex Mining Systems

Presentations:

  • Felli, P., Dessureault, S. (2012). The Use of Data-Driven Business Intelligence in Visualizing and Quantifying all Cast Blasting Inputs and Outputs. SME 2012. Seattle, WA

 

  "I am interested in the application of information technology in Modern Strategic Mine Planning and Design."


2011-2013

José Antonio 'Toño' Ardito, M.S.

MINE PROJECTS AND BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE APPLICATIONS IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

SUSTAINABILITY PROJECT

Country of Origin: Peru   Peru flag

 

Jose Antonio Ardito

Education:

  • Master of Science in Mining Engineering from the University of Arizona (UA)
  • MBA from Maastricht School of Management (Netherlands)
  • B.S. in Mining Engineering from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP)

Work Experience:

  • Project Chief – Minsur S.A. (Peru)
  • Senior Mining Engineer – Zincore Metals Inc.
  • Superintendent of Mine Planning and Project – Andean American Mining
  • Superintendent of Geotechnical Dept. – Cuajone Mine (Peru)
  • Technical Advisor for Blasting – Dyno Nobel del Peru S.A.
  • Project Engineer – Doe Run Peru
  • Head of Rock Mechanics Laboratory - Mines Department - Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP)
 Teaching Experience:
  • Mine Surveying and Mine Ventilation, support to Rock Mechanics Laboratory classes – PUCP (1995-1999)
 Publications and Presentations:
  • Beyond Coloured Balls: Making sense of large volumes of micro seismic data with diverse source mechanism. Deep Mining 2012, (Australia, March 2012)
  • Peruvian Mining Industry and Energy Challenges of XXI century. XXVIII Mining Convention (Arequipa, September 2009) and VII Mining National Congress (Trujillo, August 2008).
  • Dynamic analysis of Torata Dam – XV Congreso Nacional de Ingeniería Civil, (Peru, October 2005).
  • Pastefill Project at San Rafael Mine – V Congreso Nacional de Minería, (Peru, August 2004).
  • Shotcrete improvements using robotic system at Cobriza mine. III Congreso Nacional de Minería, (Peru, November 2000).
  • Elastic properties of peruvian rocks. X Congreso de Geología, (Peru, July 2000).
  • Rock Mechanics Laboratory Automation. XII Congreso Nacional de Ingeniería Civil, (Peru, November, 1998).
  • Rock Support Analysis with Numerical Codes. II Simposium Kumamoto Rock Stress 97, 1997 (Kumamoto, Japan, October 1997).
  • Condition for investment in mining industry in Peru. Intercampus Peru-Spain 1997, (Vigo, Spain, February 1997).

Publications:

TMA08N43
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TECNOLOGIA MINERA Year 8 Number 43
January-February 2014
Inteligencia de Negocios Aplicada al Análisis de Utilización de Agua en el Perú y el Sector Minero (parte 1)
Business Intelligence Applied to the Analysis of Water Utilization in Peru and the Mining Sector (part 1)
José Antonio Ardito, M.S., Sean Dessureault, Ph.D., Victor Tenorio, Ph.D.
pp. 42-44
TMA08N44
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TECNOLOGIA MINERA Year 8 Number 44
March-April 2014
Inteligencia de Negocios Aplicada al Análisis de Utilización de Agua en el Perú y el Sector Minero (parte 2)
Business Intelligence Applied to the Analysis of Water Utilization in Peru and the Mining Sector (part 2)
José Antonio Ardito Vega, M.S., Sean Dessureault, Ph.D., Victor Tenorio, Ph.D.
pp. 46-49
 

"I am interested in applying Business Intelligence for developing mining projects."


2011-2013

Pedro Pablo Vasquez, M.S.

BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE APPLICATIONS IN MINING, DATA MINING, MINE MANAGEMENT

NARM PROJECT

 Country of Origin: Peru   Peru flag

Education:Pedro Pablo
  • Master's Degree in Mining Engineering at University of Arizona (UA), 2014. Thesis topic: "OPTIMIZATION MODEL FOR TRUCK HAULAGE CYCLE IN OPEN PITS USING A DISCRETE-EVENT SIMULATOR AND A CONTEXT-BASED ALERT SYSTEM"
  • Mining Engineering degree from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP)
 Work Experience:
  • Silvercrest Mine - Banamichi, Mexico (2015)
  • Mineria, Ingenieria y Contruccion S.A.C Peru (2012), Mine Planning Engineer
  • Volcan Mining Company S.A.A Peru (2005 – 2011), Ticlio Underground Mining Unit, Head of Planning
  • T-Matrix S.A.C -  Cia Minera Atacocha Peru (2003-2005),  Projects Engineering
  • Dyno Nobel del Peru S.A (2001-2002), Engineer in Training
  • Compañía Minera Casapalca  Peru (2001), Engineer in Training

Teaching Experience:

  • Teaching Assistance Mining Marketing, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP)
  • Teaching Assistance Maintenance Management of Heavy Machinery, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP) 

Publications:

MEM

MINING ENGINEERING MAGAZINE Vol. 68 No. 2
February 2016
Developing a context-based alert system for haulage cycle optimization
by Pedro Pablo Vasquez and Victor Octavio Tenorio
pp. 17-23

PEDRO PABLO IS WORKING AT CERRO LINDO, PERU


2012-2013

Gisella 'Gigi' Zapata, M.S.

BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE APPLICATIONS IN MINING, DATA MINING, MINE MANAGEMENT
NARM PROJECT

 Country of Origin: Peru   Peru flag

Education:Gigi
  • Master of Science in Mining Engineering from the University of Arizona (UA)
  • B.S. in Mining Engineering from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP)
Work Experience:
  • La Arena Gold Mine (2011-212), Mine planning engineer
  • La Arena Leach Pad Construction Project (2010), Technical Office Engineer
  • Milpo Mining Company (2010), Long Range Mine Planning Intern
Publications:
 
TM55
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TECNOLOGIA MINERA Year 9 Number 55
September-October 2015
Las mineras peruanas hacen esfuerzos para incorporar cambios tecnológicos
Entrevista a Gisella Zapata Herrera, Ingeniera de Minas y Desarrollo de Recursos en Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold
Peruvian mining companies make efforts for implementing technological changes
Interview to Gisella Zapata Herrera, Mining Engineer and Resources Development at Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold
pp. 62-64
 
 
"I am interested in the application of Business Intelligence in mining costs modeling and optimization" 
 
GIGI IS WORKING FOR FREEPORT-McMoRAN IN MINE PLANNING.
 

2009-2015

M Mustafa Kahraman, Ph.D.

BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE APPLICATIONS IN MINING, DATA MINING, MINE MANAGEMENT
NARM PROJECT

Country of Origin: Turkey  Turkey flag
 
Education: 
  • PhD in Mining Engineering from University of Arizona (UA).
  • Master in Science in Mining Engineering from UA.
  • Bachelor in Mining Engineering from Istanbul Technical University, Turkey.
Work Experience:
  • Peabody Energy – North Antelope Rochelle Mine (IT and Data Analysis)
  • Asal Information Management – Istanbul (Turkey)
  • Anadolu Metro Construction Group – Istanbul (Turkey)
  • Turkish Hardcoal Company – Zonguldak (Turkey)

Publications:

Turkey

Vol2N2

 

 

 

 

 

Mining Turkey 01 March 2012 | Vol. 2 | Number 2
Observations From Over 15 Mines: How to Manage Information Systems in Mining?
Sean Dessureault, Mustafa Kahraman
pp. 34-35
 
2012 01 September 2012 V2 N3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mining Turkey 01 September 2012 | Vol. 2 | Number 3
Investing in Turkish Mining Industry
Mustafa Kahraman, Sean Dessureault
pp. 34-35
 
V2 N4

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mining Turkey 01 March 2013 | Vol. 2 | Number 4
Business Intelligence in Mining
Sean Dessureault, Mustafa Kahraman
pp. 78-79
 
2013 September V3 N5
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mining Turkey September 2013 | Vol. 3 | Number 5
The Power of Social Media in the Mining Industry
Sean Dessureault, Mustafa Kahraman
pp. 54-57

http://www.miningturkeymag.com

 

 

2014 October V4 N7
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mining Turkey October 2014 | Vol. 4 | Number 7
Safet First: Compliance or Culture
Mustafa Kahraman
pp. 28-29

http://www.miningturkeymag.com

 

 

V4 N8
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mining Turkey Spring 2015 | Vol. 4 | Number 8
Life of a Mine Manager Amidst Cultural Transformation
Shane Gant, Sean Dessureault, Mustafa Kahraman
pp. 34-35

http://www.miningturkeymag.com

 

Peru
 
TECNOLOGIA MINERA Year 6 Number 28
January-February 2012
Métodos Innovadores para Reducción de Costos en Mina
Innovative Methods for Cost Reduction at the Mine Site
Sean Dessureault, Ph.D., Mustafa Kahraman, M.S., Victor Tenorio, Ph.D.
 
TECNOLOGIA MINERA Year 6 Number 29
February-March 2012
Colaboración entre la Industria y la Investigación
Collaboration between Industry and Research
Sean Dessureault, Ph.D., Mustafa Kahraman, M.S., Victor Tenorio, Ph.D.
 
TMA06N31
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TECNOLOGIA MINERA Year 6 Number 31
May-June 2012
Gerenciando Sistemas de Información en Operaciones Mineras
Managing Information Systems in Mine Operations
Sean Dessureault, Ph.D., Mustafa Kahraman, M.S., Victor Tenorio, Ph.D.
pp. 62-64
 
TECNOLOGIA MINERA Year 6 Number 35
December 2012
Tecnologías de Punta en MINExpo 2012
Leading Edge Technologies at MINExpo 2012
Victor Tenorio, Ph.D., Mustafa Kahraman, M.S.
 
TMA07N36
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TECNOLOGIA MINERA Year 7 Number 36
January-February 2013
Inversiones en la Industria Minera de Turquía (parte 1)
Investment in the Mining Industry of Turkey (part 1)
Mustafa Kahraman, M.S., Sean Dessureault, Ph.D., Victor Tenorio, Ph.D.
pp. 80-81
 
TMA07N37
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TECNOLOGIA MINERA Year 7 Number 37
March-April 2013
Inversiones en la Industria Minera de Turquia (parte 2)
Investment in the Mining Industry of Turkey (part 2)
Mustafa Kahraman, M.S., Sean Dessureault, Ph.D., Victor Tenorio, Ph.D.
pp. 100-102
 

“I am very happy to be in the evolution process of Business Intelligence and IT applications in Mining.” 

MUSTAFA IS TEACHING IN TURKEY.

 


Mustafa Erkayaoglu, Ph.D.

BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE APPLICATIONS IN MINING, DATA MINING, MINE MANAGEMENT
NARM PROJECT

 Country of Origin: Turkey  Turkey flag

 Mustafa E
Education:
  • Pursuing a PhD in Mining Engineering at University of Arizona (UA)
  • MSc in Mining Engineering from Middle East Technical University, Turkey
  • BSc in Mining Engineering from Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Work Experience:

  • Research and Teaching Assistant at Middle East Technical University
Publications:

  • Erkayaoğlu, M., Demirel, N. (2011). The Comparison of CO2 Emission Related to Off-highway Trucks and Belt Conveyors in an Open Pit Coal Mine. 22nd International Mining Congress of Turkey. Ankara, Turkey, 409-417.

  • Erkayaoğlu, M., Demirel, N. (2011). Life Cycle Assessment and its Importance for Sustainable Mining in Turkey. 22nd World Mining Congress. İstanbul, Turkey, 459-465.

 

William ‘Pratt’ Rogers, Ph.D.

BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE APPLICATIONS IN MINERAL ECONOMICS AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT 

Country of Origin: USA  USA flag
 
Education:
  • Pursuing a PhD in Mining Engineering at University of Arizona (UA)
  • Master in Science in Mining Enginering at UA.
  • Bachelor in Mining Engineering from University of Arizona Class of 2008
 Work Experience:
  • Luminant Mining (2008-2010): Short Range Planner / Site Engineer
  • Golder Associates (2006-2008): Mine Design - Earthwork grading, stability analysis

Publications:

TMA05N26
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TECNOLOGIA MINERA Year 5 Number 26
September-October 2011
Tecnología de Información e Inteligencia de Negocios para los Grupos de Interés (parte 1)
Information Technology and Business Intelligence for Stakeholders (part 1)
pp. 94-97
Sean Dessureault, Ph.D., Pratt Rogers, M.S.
 
TECNOLOGIA MINERA Year 5 Number 27
November-December 2011
Tecnología de Información e Inteligencia de Negocios para los Grupos de Interés (parte 2)
Information Technology and Business Intelligence for Stakeholders (part 2)
Sean Dessureault, Ph.D., Pratt Rogers, M.S.

 

“I am interested in mineral economics, in particular quantifying and applying political risk and sustainable development indicators”


 

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