Alexandra M. Newman

Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Director

Operations Research with Engineering Interdisciplinary Program (ORwE.mines.edu)

Visiting Professor

GERENS Escuela de Postgrado, Lima, Peru

Research focus

Applied optimization:

  • Transportation Logistics
  • Mine production scheduling
  • Energy system design and dispatch
  • Military applications
  • Athletics scheduling

Education

  • BS in Applied Mathematics, University of Chicago
  • MS in Operations Research, University of California, Berkeley
  • PhD in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, University of California, Berkeley

Editorial Work 

Associate Editor

  •  INFORMS Journal on Applied Analytics (formerly Interfaces)
  • INFORMS Journal on Optimization

Seminars

Contact

Brown Hall W470B
1610  Illinois St.
Colorado School of Mines
Golden, CO 80401
303-273-3688
anewman@mines.edu

Interests

First Publication

Mrs. Red Pink Purple
(single-authored, but neither refereed nor complete)

ORwE Student Resources

Click here for password-protected resources page

Refereed Publications

Submitted Papers

  • Ogunmodede, O., K. Anderson, D. Cutler, and A. Newman. “Optimizing Design and Dispatch of a Renewable Energy System,” submitted.
  • Hill, A., A. Brickey, M. Goycoolea and A. Newman. “Hybrid Optimization Strategies for Resource-Constrained Project Scheduling Problems in Underground Mining,” submitted.
  • Chowdu, A., P. Nesbitt, A. Brickey, and A. Newman. “Operations Research in Underground Mine Planning: A Review,” under revision.
  • Wales, J., A. Zolan, A. Newman and M. Wagner. “Optimizing Vehicle Fleet and Assignment for Concentrating Solar Power Plant Mirror Washing,” submitted.
  • Nesbitt, P., L. Blake, P. Lamas, M. Goycoolea, B. Pagnoncelli, A. Newman and A. Brickey.  “Underground Mine Scheduling Under Uncertainty,” under revision.
  • Wales, J., A. Zolan, W. Hamilton, A. Newman and M. Wagner. “Using Simulation to Inform Policies Derived from a Concentrating Solar Power Plant Dispatch Optimization Model,” submitted.
  • Igogo, T., K. Awuah-Offei, A. Newman, T. Lowder and J. Engel-Cox. “Integrating Clean Energy into Mining Operations: Opportunities, Challenges, and Enabling Approaches,” submitted.

Accepted Papers

  • Nesbitt, P., L. Sipeki, T. Flamand and A. Newman. “Optimizing Underground Mine Design with Method-Dependent Precedences,”  IISE Transactions, accepted.
  • Burrow, A., A. Hering, D. Morton and A. Newman. “Optimal Design and Operation of River Basin Storage under Hydroclimatic Uncertainty,” ASCE Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, accepted.
  • Hamilton, W., A. Newman, M. Wagner and R. Braun. “Off-Design Performance of Molten Salt-Driven Rankine Cycles and Its Impact on the Optimal Dispatch of Concentrating Solar Power Systems,” Energy Conversion and Management, accepted.
  • Husted, M., E. Olinick and A. Newman. “Improving Sports Media’s Crystal Ball for National Basketball Association Playoff Elimination,” INFORMS Journal on Applied Analytics, accepted.
  • Zolan, A., M. Scioletti, D. Morton and A. Newman. “Decomposing Loosely Coupled Mixed-integer Programs for Optimal Microgrid Design,” INFORMS Journal on Computing, accepted.
  • Brickey, A., A. Chowdu, A. Newman, G. Goycoolea and R. Godard. “Barrick’s Turquoise Ridge Gold Mine Optimizes Underground Production Scheduling Operations,” INFORMS Journal on Applied Analytics, accepted.
  • Wagner, M., W. Hamilton, A. Newman, R. Braun, J. Dent and C. Diep. “Dispatching Power at a Concentrated Solar Energy Facility,” Solar Energy, accepted.

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