MOL Alumni

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Clemens Mieth
Integrated Master (2005 To 2012/07– Mining Engineering and Management) Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg, Freiberg, Germany.

Thesis: Pushback-Design using Mixed Integer Linear Optimization

Current Position: Research Analyst at Endeavour Financial, London, United Kingdom

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Elmira Torkamani 
MSc
(2010/09 To 2013/02 -Mining Engineering)
University of Alberta, , Edmonton, Canada
MSc (2010  – Industrial Engineering) 
Amir-Kabir University of Technology , Tehran, Iran.
BSc (2008 – Industrial Engineering)
Amir-Kabir University of Technology , Tehran, Iran.

Thesis: Simulation-optimization of truck-shovel operations

Current Position: Technical Services Specialist - Project Controls at Aecon Group Inc. Alberta, Canada.

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Mohammad Mahdi Badiozamani Tari
PhD  (2009/09 To 2014/06  - Mining Engineering)
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
MSc (2008 – Industrial Engineering, Economic and Social Systems)
Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran.  
BSc  (2005 – Industrial Engineering, Industrial Production)
Amir-Kabir University of Technology , Tehran, Iran.

Thesis: An Integrated Optimization Model for Strategic Open-Pit Mine Planning and Tailings Management.

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Samira Kalantari 
MSc (2009/09 To 2011/09 - Mining Engineering)
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.
B.Sc. (2007 – Materials Engineering)
Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran.

Thesis: Linkage of Annual Oil Sands Mine Plan to Composite Tailings Plan.

Current Position: Senior MineSight Specialist, Mintec, Vancouver, Canada

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Eugene Ben-Awuah 
PhD  (2009/01 To 2012/11 – Mining Engineering)
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.
MSc (2008 – Mining Engineering)
University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa, Ghana.
Diploma (2000 – Mine Surveying Engineering)
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana.

Thesis: Oil Sands Mine Planning and Waste Management using Goal Programming

Current Position: Assistant Professor of Mining Engineering at the Laurentian University, Sudbury, Canada

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Yashar Pourrahimian
PhD (2008/09 - 2012/12 – Mining Engineering)
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
MSc (2003 -Mining Engineering, Rock Mechanics) 
University of Tehran, Iran
BSc (2001-Mining Engineering, Mine Exploitation)
Sahand University of Technology

Thesis: Mathematical Programming for Sequence Optimization in Block Cave Mining

Current Position: Assistant Professor of Mining Engineering at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

webpage: http://www.ualberta.ca/~pourrahi/yashar.html

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Behrang Koushavand
PhD (2007/09 - 2014/01 – Mining Engineering)

University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.
MSc (2004 – Mining Engineering) 
Sahand University of Technology, Iran.
BSc (2001 – Mining Engineering) 
Sahand University of Technology, Iran.

Thesis: Long-Term Mine Planning in Presence of Grade Uncertainty

Current Position: Geomodeller, Geostatistician at Husky Energy, Calgary, Canada