Peer-reviewed Conference Publications (no ISI)

  •  Javier Pérez, Nelson Morales, Eleonora Widzyk-Capehart, Valentina Rojas & Javier Vallejos (2017). Short and medium term mine planning in selective underground mining considering equipment performance. In Proceedings of the 26th International Symposium on Mine Planning and Equipment Selection - MPES 2017, Lulea, Suecia, pp. 281-286.

  •  Pedro Sanhueza, Nelson Morales, Pierre Nancel-Penard & Andrés Parra (2017). Metodología para el diseño optimizado semiautomático de rampas en múltiples fases en minería a cielo abierto. In Proceedings of the XII Conferencia Chilena sobre Investigación de Operaciones - OPTIMA 2017, Viña del Mar, Chile, pp. 58-60. (in Spanish)

  •  Valentina Rojas, Gonzalo Nelis & Nelson Morales (2017). Secuencia óptima de extracción de caserones en minería subterránea selectiva: Un caso de estudio. In Proceedings of the XII Conferencia Chilena sobre Investigación de Operaciones - OPTIMA 2017, Viña del Mar, Chile, pp. 61-63. (in Spanish)

  •  Sergio Montané, Pierre Nancel-Penard & Nelson Morales (2017). Metodología para diseño óptimo semiautomático de rampas en minería subterránea. In Proceedings of the XII Conferencia Chilena sobre Investigación de Operaciones - OPTIMA 2017, Viña del Mar, Chile, pp. 67-69. (in Spanish)

  •  Manuel Rodríguez, Nelson Morales & Eleonora Widzyk-Capehart (2017). Optimization of the open-pit/panel caving joint production plan. In Proceedings of the XII Conferencia Chilena sobre Investigación de Operaciones - OPTIMA 2017, Viña del Mar, Chile, pp. 318-320. (in Spanish)

  •  Javier Vásquez, Nelson Morales & Javier Cornejo (2017). Optimización de planes de producción en panel caving incluyendo actividades de preparación y desarrollo. In Proceedings of the XII Conferencia Chilena sobre Investigación de Operaciones - OPTIMA 2017, Viña del Mar, Chile, pp. 338-340. (in Spanish)

  •  Héctor González, Nelson Morales & Andrés Parra (2017). Selección y asignación óptima de equipos de carguío para el cumplimiento de un plan de producción en minería a cielo abierto. In Proceedings of the XII Conferencia Chilena sobre Investigación de Operaciones - OPTIMA 2017, Viña del Mar, Chile, pp. 370-372. (in Spanish)

  •  María José Suárez, Nelson Morales & Felipe Navarro (2017). Design of Extraction Phases in Open Pit Mines Using a Genetic Algorithm. In Proceedings of the 5th International Seminar on Mine Planning - MinePlanning 2017, Santiago, Chile.

  •  Manuel Rodríguez, Nelson Morales, Phu Vuong & Eleonora Widzyk (2017). Long-Term Production Scheduling in an Open-Pit to Panel Caving Transition Context. In Proceedings of the 5th International Seminar on Mine Planning - MinePlanning 2017, Santiago, Chile.

  •  Félix Valenzuela, Javier Cornejo, Nelson Morales, Felipe Hidalgo & Christian Caviedes (2017). Productive System Simulation of Diablo Regimiento Mine, El Teniente. In Proceedings of the 5th International Seminar on Mine Planning - MinePlanning 2017, Santiago, Chile.

  •  Javier Vásquez, Nelson Morales & Javier Cornejo (2017). Optimization of Mining Planning in Block/Panel Caving Mines Including Development Activities. In Proceedings of the 5th International Seminar on Mine Planning - MinePlanning 2017, Santiago, Chile.

  •  Valentina Rojas, Nelson Morales, Javier Pérez & Javier Vallejos (2017). Optimization of Extraction Sequence in a Bench and Fill Mine Considering the Impact of Exposure Rate on Dilution: A Case Study. In Proceedings of the 5th International Seminar on Mine Planning - MinePlanning 2017, Santiago, Chile.

  •  Cristopher Díaz, Andrés Parra, Pierre Nancel-Penard & Nelson Morales (2017). Semi-Automatic Generation of Ramps in Open Pit Mining Using Mathematical Programming. In Proceedings of the 5th International Seminar on Mine Planning - MinePlanning 2017, Santiago, Chile.

  •  Andrés Parra, Felipe Saavedra, Nelson Morales & James McPhee (2017). Mine Scheduling Considering Hydrologic Scenarios. In Proceedings of the 5th International Seminar on Mine Planning - MinePlanning 2017, Santiago, Chile.

  •  Nelson Morales, Pierre Nancel-Penard & Andrés Parra (2017). An Integer Linear Programming Model For Optimizing Open Pit Ramp Design. In Proceedings of the 38th APCOM 2017, Denver, Colorado, USA, pp. 11.9 - 11.16.

  •  Enrique Jélvez & Nelson Morales (2017). MIP-Based Procedure to Pushbacks Selection. In Proceedings of the 38th APCOM 2017, Denver, Colorado, USA, pp. 7.1 - 7.8.

  •  Javier Vásquez, Nelson Morales & Javier Cornejo (2017). Optimization of Mining Planning in Block / Panel Caving Mines Including Development ActivitIes. In Proceedings of the 38th APCOM 2017, Denver, Colorado, USA, pp. 16.1 - 16.8.

  •  Alejandro Ehrenfeld, Nelson Morales, Javier Testart & Sergio López (2017). Virtual Planning Room, Intelligent Cloud Software Platform for Mine Planning Activites. In Proceedings of the 38th APCOM 2017, Denver, Colorado, USA, pp. 4.17 - 4.21.

Invited and Contributed Talks

  • Valentina Rojas, Rodrigo Carrasco, Alessandro Hill & Nelson Morales. "Activity Scheduling in Mine Construction", in 2017 INFORMS Annual Meeting, Houston, Texas, USA.

  • Enrique Jélvez, Nelson Morales & Julián Ortíz. "An Efficient Frontier Analysis to Determine Final Pit Under Geological Uncertainty", in 2017 INFORMS Annual Meeting, Houston, Texas, USA.

  • Nelson Morales. "Production and Construction Optimization in Underground Mining", in 2017 INFORMS Annual Meeting, Houston, Texas, USA.

  • Nelson Morales, Felipe Orellana, Javier Pérez & Héctor Toro. "Combining Optimization and Simulation for Generating Best Plans", in SME Annual Meeting & Expo 2017, Denver, Colorado, USA.