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  • PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology, 15/12/2001


Research keywords

  • Mathematics
  • Mixed Integer Programming
  • Operations Research
  • Optimization

Research expertise

Operational Research / Operations Research

Optimisation / Optimization

Mixed Integer Programming

Mathematical Programming

Business Analytics

Fields of Research

010399Numerical And Computational Mathematics Not Elsewhere Classified25
010206Operations Research25


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Journal article (13 outputs)

2015Phillips AE, Waterer H, Ehrgott M, Ryan DM, 'Integer programming methods for large-scale practical classroom assignment problems', Computers and Operations Research, 53 42-53 (2015)
2015Boland N, Savelsbergh M, Waterer H, 'A decision support tool for generating shipping data for the Hunter Valley coal chain', Computers and Operations Research, 53 54-67 (2015)
2014Boland N, Kalinowski T, Waterer H, Zheng L, 'Scheduling arc maintenance jobs in a network to maximize total flow over time', DISCRETE APPLIED MATHEMATICS, 163 34-52 (2014) [C1]
2014Foster JD, Berry AM, Boland N, Waterer H, 'Comparison of mixed-integer programming and genetic algorithm methods for distributed generation planning', IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 29 833-843 (2014) [C1]
2013Boland N, Kalinowski T, Waterer H, Zheng L, 'Mixed integer programming based maintenance scheduling for the Hunter Valley coal chain', JOURNAL OF SCHEDULING, 16 649-659 (2013) [C1]
2013Akartunali K, Boland N, Evans I, Wallace M, Waterer H, 'Airline planning benchmark problems-Part II: Passenger groups, utility and demand allocation', COMPUTERS & OPERATIONS RESEARCH, 40 793-804 (2013) [C1]
2013Akartunali K, Boland N, Evans I, Wallace M, Waterer H, 'Airline planning benchmark problems-Part I: Characterising networks and demand using limited data', COMPUTERS & OPERATIONS RESEARCH, 40 775-792 (2013) [C1]
2012Smith OJ, Boland NL, Waterer HA, 'Solving shortest path problems with a weight constraint and replenishment arcs', Computers & Operations Research, 39 964-984 (2012) [C1]

Co-authors: Natashia Boland

2011Archer R, Nates G, Donovan S, Waterer HA, 'Wind turbine interference in a wind farm layout optimization mixed integer linear programming model', Wind Engineering, 35 165-175 (2011) [C1]
2009Zink F, Waterer H, Archer R, Schaefer L, 'Geometric optimization of a thermoacoustic regenerator', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF THERMAL SCIENCES, 48 2309-2322 (2009) [C1]
2007Waterer H, 'Lot sizing with inventory gains', OPERATIONS RESEARCH LETTERS, 35 759-766 (2007) [C1]
2002Waterer H, Johnson EL, Nobili P, Savelsbergh MWP, 'The relation of time indexed formulations of single machine scheduling problems to the node packing problem', MATHEMATICAL PROGRAMMING, 93 477-494 (2002)
2000Philpott AB, Craddock M, Waterer H, 'Hydro-electric unit commitment subject to uncertain demand', EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OPERATIONAL RESEARCH, 125 410-424 (2000)
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Conference (4 outputs)

2013Clement R, Boland NL, Waterer H, 'A Variable Sized Bucket Indexed Formulation for Nonpreemptive Single Machine Scheduling Problems', MODSIM2013, Proceedings of the 20th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Adelaide, SA (2013) [E1]

Co-authors: Natashia Boland

2012Boland NL, Evans I, Mears C, Niven T, Pattison M, Wallace M, Waterer HA, 'Rail disruption: Passenger focused recovery', Computers in Railways XIII, New Forest, UK (2012) [E1]

Co-authors: Natashia Boland

2011Boland NL, Kalinowski T, Waterer H, Zheng L, 'An optimisation approach to maintenance scheduling for capacity alignment in the Hunter Valley coal chain', Proceedings of the 35th Application of Computers and Operations Research in the Minerals Industry Symposium, Wollongong, NSW (2011) [E1]
2011Boland NL, Engineer F, Reisi Ardali M, Savelsbergh M, Waterer HA, 'Data generation in the Hunter Valley Coal Chain: A case study in capacity assessment', Proceedings of the 35th Application of Computers and Operations Research in the Minerals Industry Symposium, Wollongong, NSW (2011) [E1]

Co-authors: Natashia Boland

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Report (1 outputs)

2013Boland NL, Waterer H, Clement R, 'A big bucket time indexed formulation for non-preemptive single machine scheduling problems', Centre for Optimal Planning and Operations Report Series (2013) [R1]

Co-authors: Natashia Boland


Grants and Funding

No funding.


Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions1
Total current UoN PhD EFTSL0.1

For supervisions undertaken at an institution other that the University of Newcastle, the institution name is listed below the program name.

Current Supervision

ProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
20092013PhD (Mathematics)Co-SupervisorMIP Models for Scheduling the Operation of a Coal Loading Facility

Past Supervision

YearProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
2014PhD (Mathematics)Co-SupervisorMixed-Integer Quadratically-Constrained Programming, Piecewise-Linear Approximation and Error Analysis with Applications in Power Flow

Dr Hamish Waterer

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PositionSenior Research Fellow
Centre for Optimal Planning and Operations (C-OPT)
School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Faculty of Science and Information Technology
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaMathematics
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Callaghan NSW 2308