Peer-reviewed publications (ISI - Science Citation Index)

  •   Enrique Jelvez, Nelson Morales, Julian Ortiz (2021), Stochastic final pit limits: an efficient frontier analysis under geological uncertainty in the open-pit mining industry, Mathematics (accepted in special issue "Optimization for Decision Making III").
  •  Utili, S., Agosti, A., Morales, N. et al. (2022) Optimal Pitwall Shapes to Increase Financial Return and Decrease Carbon Footprint of Open Pit Mines. Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration.
  •   Nelson Morales, Diego Mancilla, Roberto Miranda, Javier Vallejos (2022), A fast method to develop an optimal operational sublevel stope design, accepted in Resources Policies.
  • Pierre Nancel-Penard, Nelson Morales, Fabien Cornillier (2022), A recursive time aggregation-disaggregation heuristic for the multidimensional and multiperiod precedence-constrained knapsack problem: an application to the open-pit mine block sequencing problem, accepted in European Journal of Operational Research.
  •   Nelson Morales, Pierre Nancel-Penard, Nelson Espejo (2021), Development and analysis of a methodology to generate operational open-pit mine ramp designs automatically, Optimization and Engineering (accepted).
  •  José Pablo Espinoza, Mauricio Mascaró, Nelson Morales, Javier Ruiz del Solar (2022),Improving productivity in block/panel caving through dynamic confinement of semi-autonomous Load-Haul-Dump machines, International Journal of Mining, Reclamation and Environment.