[Sep 2020] Ilkay Cevik completes M.A.Sc.

On September 2, 2020, Ilkay Cevik successfully defended his M.A.Sc. in Mining Engineering thesis entitled: “Machine learning enhancements for knowledge discovery in mineral exploration and improved mineral resource…

[Aug 2020] Alvaro Riquelme – Mathematical Geoscience Student Award

We are happy to announce that Alvaro Riquelme received the 2020 Mathematical Geosciences Student Award, awarded for his research on Random Fields on Manifolds and Applications to Geostatistical…

[May 2020] New paper in Mathematical Geosciences: Variogram-based descriptors of rock texture images

In the May 2020 issue of Mathematical Geosciences, the paper Variogram-based descriptors for comparison and classification of rock texture images was published. This work is the result of…

[May 2020] New paper in Applied Energy: Copper Mining: 100% solar electricity by 2030?

In March 2020, this publication came out. Work done in collaboration with colleagues from University of Stuttgart, German Aerospace Center, University of Waterloo, University of British Columbia and…

[May 2020] New paper in Mathematical Geosciences: Optimization of a SAG Mill Energy System

A new paper was published in July 2019 in Mathematical Geosciences: Optimization of a SAG Mill Energy System: Integrating Rock Hardness, Solar Irradiation, Climate Change, and Demand-Side Management….

[May 2020] Sebastian Avalos passes comprehensive exam

Sebastian Avalos is now a Ph.D. candidate, after successfully passing his comprehensive examination. The committee was composed by: Dr. Xiaodan Zhu – Associate Professor at the Department of…

[Mar 2020] New visiting Ph.D. student from Chile

Mauricio Garrido from Universidad de Chile is visiting our group for a few months, hoping to interact with other researchers despite the Coronavirus outbreak. Mauricio is a Ph.D….

[Mar 2020] Knowledge Discovery in Geology

S. Ilkay Cevik presented the poster “A combined multivariate approach analyzing the geochemical data for knowledge discovery: the Vazante – Paracatu Zinc district, Minas Gerais, Brazil” coauthored by…

[Mar 2020] Ilkay Cevik gets 3rd place in Poster Competition at PDAC-SEG Student Mineral Colloquium

Ilkay Cevik presented his poster “A combined multivariate approach analyzing the geochemical data for knowledge discovery: The Vazante – Paracatu Zinc district, Minas Gerais, Brazil” in collaboration with…

[Dec 2019] Maria Bolgkoranou completes M.A.Sc.

On December 16, 2019, Maria Bolgkoranou successfully defended her M.A.Sc. in Mining Engineering thesis entitled: “Multivariate Geostatistical Simulation of Compositional Data Using Principal Component Analysis” Congratulations!