Polytechnique Montréal 2016 – Present
Doctoral Student, Industrial Engineering
Université de Montréal 2014 – 2016
Masters of Science, Operations Research and Computer Science
Thesis : An adaptive neighborhood search algorithm for optimizing stochastic mining complexes
McGill University 2008 – 2013
Bachelors of Engineering, Mining Engineering Co-op Program

Relevant Work Experience :

Newmont Mining Corporation


Long Range Planner – Worked in the Mine Optimization Department at Newmont, strategic long range mine planning and feasibility studies.  Used mixed integer programming techniques to develop optimization and mine planning tools using IBM’s CPLEX and C++.
Syncrude Canada Ltd


Short Range Planner – Worked in the Short Range Planning Team – Shovel Operations.  Created and updated shovel limits, bench designs, developed and perfected new short and long term procedures using more advanced software


  • Able to create and solve decision making tools
    • C++, Java, and Python; Linear, integer, and mixed integer mathematical programs; Metaheuristic and simulation methods; IBM’s CPLEX, GUROBI, and LPSolve mathematical optimization tools
  • Experience with engineering software such as AutoCAD, Surpac, Whittle, and Minemax
  • Coaching, officiating, tutoring, and teaching experience
  • Building and maintaining desktop computers

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