Developing new, risk-based modelling technologies for holistic mine planning, design, and production scheduling founded upon stochastic modelling, and optimization.
The research is contributing to sustainable mineral resource development by developing, testing, and practicing advanced and improved decision-making tools for planning mines and extracting resources.
Roussos Dimitrakpoulos, member of GERAD and Full Professor at the Department of Mining and Materials Engineering, McGill University, has benn elected fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. He will be welcomed into this select group at the induction and awards ceremony on November 25, 2022.
GERAD member Roussos Dimitrakopoulos was awarded an exceptional third term renewal for seven years of his Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in "Sustainable Mineral Resource Development and Optimization Under Uncertainty".
This is an honour as according to the Canada Research Chair Program, a third term renewal of a Tier 1 Chair is only granted in rare exceptional circumstances.
Yassine Yaakoubi – McGill University