Alexandra M. Newman


Department of Mechanical Engineering


Operations Research with Engineering Interdisciplinary Program (

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


  • 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


Brown Hall W470B
1610  Illinois St.
Colorado School of Mines
Golden, CO 80401


First Publication

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

Refereed Publications

Submitted Papers

  • Husted, M., E. Olinick, and A. Newman. “Improving Sports Media’s Crystal Ball for National Basketball Association Playoff Elimination,” under revision.
  • Wales, J., A. Zolan,  W. Hamilton, A. Newman, and M. Wagner. “Using Simulation to Inform Policies Derived from an Optimization Model.”
  • Hill, A., A. Brickey, M. Goycoolea, and A. Newman. “Hybrid Optimization Strategies for Resource-Constrained Project Scheduling Problems in Underground Mining.”
  • Burrow, A., A. Henig, D. Morton, and A. Newman. “Optimal Design and Operation of River Basin Storage under Hydroclimatic Uncertainty.”


Denotes masters students
Denotes advised or co-advised doctoral students
(*) Typeset version available upon request