Current PhD Students

Current Students

Operations Research with Engineering

John Ayaburi

Operations Research with Engineering
jsayaburi@mymail.mines.edu
Advisor: Professor Alexandra Newman (Mechanical Engineering)

Education

  • PhD student in Operations Research with Engineering, Colorado School of Mines (present)
  • M.S., Mineral & Energy Economics, Colorado School of Mines (present)
  • M.A., Economics, Youngstown State University, 2018
  • B.A., Economics with Mathematics, University of Ghana, 2016

Research

  • Operations research in underground mine production scheduling

Interests

  • Travel
  • Basketball
  • Outdoor activities

Resume

Jennifer DiCarlo

Jennifer DiCarloOperations Research with Engineering
jdicarlo@mymail.mines.edu

Advisor: Professor Bill Eustes (Petroleum Engineering)

Education

  • PhD student in Operations Research with Engineering, Colorado School of Mines (present)
  • M.S. in Aerospace Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (June 2003)
  • B.S. in Aeronautical Engineering and Astronautical Engineering, Math Minor, US Air Force Academy (May 2001)

Research

  • Concentrated solar power systems optimization

Interests

  • Triathlon
  • Latin
  • Animal rescue
  • Hiking

Resume

Gus Greivel

Gus GrievelOperations Research with Engineering
ggreivel@mines.edu
Advisor: Professor Dinesh Mehta (Computer Science)

Education

  • M.S. Mathematical and Computer Sciences (Operations Research), Colorado School of Mines, 1994.
  • B.S. Mathematical and Computer Sciences, Colorado School of Mines, 1992.

Research

  • STEM Education
  • Scheduling and Assignment

Interests

  • Cycling
  • Skiing
  • Hockey

Resume

Jamie Grymes

Operations Research with Engineering
jgrymes@mines.edu
Advisor: Professor Alexandra Newman (Mechanical Engineering)

Education

  • PhD student in Operations Research with Engineering, Colorado School of Mines (present)
  • MS, Computational Operations Research, The College of William & Mary, 2015
  • BS, Mathematics, Presbyterian College, 2002

Research

  • Energy Systems Optimization
  • Body Allometric Modeling
  • Military Aircraft Allocation Modeling

Interests

  • Hiking
  • Cooking
  • Golf
  • Football
  • Brewing

Resume

Karoline Hood

Operations Research with Engineering
khood@mines.edu

Advisor: Professor Alexandra Newman (Mechanical Engineering)

Education

  • PhD student in Operations Research with Engineering, Colorado School of Mines (present)
  • M.S. in Applied Mathematics, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, 2016
  • M.S. in Environmental Engineering, University of Missouri Science and Technology, Rolla, MO 2011
  • B.S. in Environmental Engineering, United States Military Academy, West Point, NY, 2006

Research

  • Energy Systems Optimization
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Natural Language Processing

Interests

  • Running
  • Backpacking/Hiking
  • Traveling
  • Skiing
  • Reading
  • Cooking

Resume

Kat Tomon

Operations Research with Engineering
ktomon@mines.edu
Advisor: Professor Alexandra Newman (Mechanical Engineering)

Education

  • PhD student in Operations Research with Engineering, Colorado School of Mines (starting 2023)
  • MS student in Operations Research with Engineering, Colorado School of Mines (present)
  • BS, Chemical Engineering, minor in McBride Honors Public Affairs, Colorado School of Mines, 2017

Research

  • Energy Systems Optimization

Interests

  • Formula One
  • Drinking Coffee
  • Track and Field
  • Hiking
  • Podcasts and Reading

Resume

Mechanical Engineering Students

Aaron Swift

PhD Mechanical Engineering
aswift@mymail.mines.edu
Advisor: Professor Gregory Bogin (Mechanical Engineering)
Co-advisor: Professor Alexandra Newman (Mechanical Engineering)

Education

  • PhD Student, Mechanical Engineering, Colorado School of Mines (current)
  • B.S., Engineering, Colorado School of Mines (2010)

Research

  • Underground Mining Analysis

Interests

  • Running
  • Cycling
  • Photography

Resume