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Qualifications

  • PhD, University of Western Australia, 22/06/1992

Research

Research keywords

  • Applied Discrete Mathematics
  • Operations Research
  • Optimisation
  • Scheduling
  • airline planning
  • branch-and-cut
  • branch-and-price
  • combinatorial optimisation
  • combinatorial optimization
  • constrained shortest paths
  • constraint programming
  • dynamic work design
  • facility location
  • hub location
  • integer programming
  • logistics
  • maintenance scheduling
  • mine planning
  • network design
  • open-pit mining
  • optimization
  • polyhedral analysis
  • production scheduling
  • shortest path problems
  • stochastic programming
  • supply chain management
  • transportation

Research expertise

  • Operations Research
  • Optimisation
  • Applied Discrete Mathematics

Languages

  • English

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
010206Operations Research65
080202Applied Discrete Mathematics20
010199Pure Mathematics Not Elsewhere Classified15

Teaching

Teaching keywords

  • combinatorial optimisation
  • combinatorial optimization
  • integer programming
  • logistics
  • operations research
  • optimisation
  • optimization
  • supply chain management
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Highlighted Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2009Boland N, Dumitrescu I, Froyland G, Gleixner AM, 'LP-based disaggregation approaches to solving the open pit mining production scheduling problem with block processing selectivity', COMPUTERS & OPERATIONS RESEARCH, 36 1064-1089 (2009) [C1]
2004Boland N, Hamacher HW, Lenzen F, 'Minimizing beam-on time in cancer radiation treatment using multileaf collimators', NETWORKS, 43 226-240 (2004) [C1]
2003Dumitrescu I, Boland N, 'Improved preprocessing, labeling and scaling algorithms for the weight-constrained shortest path problem', NETWORKS, 42 135-153 (2003) [C1]

Publications

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Chapter (2 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2012Boland NL, Savelsbergh MWP, 'Optimizing the Hunter Valley Coal Chain', Supply Chain Disruptions: Theory and Practice of Managing Risk, Springer, London 275-302 (2012) [B1]
2003Merlot LTG, Boland N, Hughes BD, Stuckey PJ, 'A hybrid algorithm for the examination timetabling problem', , SPRINGER-VERLAG BERLIN 207-231 (2003) [B1]

Journal article (48 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
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, Boland N, Waterer H, Berry AM, 'Comparison of mixed-integer programming and genetic algorithm methods for distributed generation planning', IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 29 833-843 (2014)
2014Talebian M, Boland N, Savelsbergh M, 'Pricing to accelerate demand learning in dynamic assortment planning for perishable products', European Journal of Operational Research, 237 555-565 (2014)
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)
2014Boland N, Kapoor R, Kaur S, Kalinowski T, 'Scheduling Unit Time Arc Shutdowns to Maximize Network Flow Over Time: Complexity Results', NETWORKS, 63 196-202 (2014)
2014Boland N, Charkhgard H, Savelsbergh M, 'The triangle splitting method for biobjective mixed integer programming', Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 8494 LNCS 162-173 (2014)
2014Belov G, Stuckey PJ, Boland N, Savelsbergh MWP, 'Local search for a cargo assembly planning problem', Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 8451 LNCS 159-175 (2014)
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]
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]
2013Mendes A, Boland N, Guiney P, Riveros C, 'Switch and Tap-Changer Reconfiguration of Distribution Networks Using Evolutionary Algorithms', IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON POWER SYSTEMS, 28 85-92 (2013) [C1]
2013Wallace M, Boland N, Burke E, 'Transport scheduling: Meeting the challenges of scale, complexity and uncertainty', COMPUTERS & OPERATIONS RESEARCH, 40 655-656 (2013) [C3]
2012Boland NL, Gulczynski DJ, Savelsbergh MW, 'A stockyard planning problem', EURO Journal on Transportation and Logistics, 1 197-236 (2012) [C1]
2012Boland NL, Eberhard AC, Engineer F, Tsoukalas A, 'A new approach to the feasibility pump in mixed integer programming', SIAM Journal on Optimization, 22 831-861 (2012) [C1]
2012Boland NL, Bley A, Fricke C, Froyland G, Sotirov R, 'Clique-based facets for the precedence constrained knapsack problem', Mathematical Programming, 133 481-511 (2012) [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: Hamish Waterer

2011Baatar D, Boland NL, Brand S, Stuckey PJ, 'CP and IP approaches to cancer radiotherapy delivery optimization', Constraints, 16 173-194 (2011) [C1]
2010Bley A, Boland NL, Fricke C, Froyland G, 'A strengthened formulation and cutting planes for the open pit mine production scheduling problem', Computers and Operations Research, 37 1641-1647 (2010) [C1]
2009Wake GMGH, Boland N, Jennings LS, 'Mixed integer programming approaches to exact minimization of total treatment time in cancer radiotherapy using multileaf collimators', COMPUTERS & OPERATIONS RESEARCH, 36 795-810 (2009) [C1]
2009Boland N, Dumitrescu I, Froyland G, Gleixner AM, 'LP-based disaggregation approaches to solving the open pit mining production scheduling problem with block processing selectivity', COMPUTERS & OPERATIONS RESEARCH, 36 1064-1089 (2009) [C1]
2009Baatar D, Boland N, Johnston R, Hamacher HW, 'A New Sequential Extraction Heuristic for Optimizing the Delivery of Cancer Radiation Treatment Using Multileaf Collimators', INFORMS JOURNAL ON COMPUTING, 21 224-241 (2009) [C1]
2009Muhandiramge R, Boland N, Wang S, 'CONVERGENT NETWORK APPROXIMATION FOR THE CONTINUOUS EUCLIDEAN LENGTH CONSTRAINED MINIMUM COST PATH PROBLEM', SIAM JOURNAL ON OPTIMIZATION, 20 54-77 (2009) [C1]
2009Muhandiramge R, Boland NL, 'Simultaneous solution of Lagrangean dual problems interleaved with preprocessing for the Weight Constrained Shortest Path Problem', Networks, 53 358-381 (2009) [C1]
2008Boland N, Hughes BD, Merlot LTG, Stuckey PJ, 'New integer linear programming approaches for course timetabling', COMPUTERS & OPERATIONS RESEARCH, 35 2209-2233 (2008) [C1]
2007Mak V, Boland N, 'Polyhedral results and exact algorithms for the asymmetric travelling salesman problem with replenishment arcs', DISCRETE APPLIED MATHEMATICS, 155 2093-2110 (2007) [C1]
2007Baatar D, Boland N, Brand S, Stuckey PJ, 'Minimum cardinality matrix decomposition into consecutive-ones matrices: CP and IP approaches', INTEGRATION OF AI AND OR TECHNIQUES IN CONSTRAINT PROGRAMMING FOR COMBINATORIAL OPTIMIZATION PROBLEMS, PROCEEDINGS, 4510 1-15 (2007) [C1]
2007Kallehauge B, Boland N, Madsen OBG, 'Path inequalities for the vehicle routing problem with time windows', NETWORKS, 49 273-293 (2007) [C1]
2006Mak V, Boland N, 'Facets of the polytope of the Asymmetric Travelling Salesman Problem with Replenishment Arcs', DISCRETE OPTIMIZATION, 3 33-49 (2006) [C1]
2006Taylor S, Wanless I, Boland NL, 'Distance domination and amplifier placement problems', Australasian Journal of Combinatorics, 34 117-136 (2006) [C1]
2006Boland N, Dethridge J, Dumitrescu I, 'Accelerated label setting algorithms for the elementary resource constrained shortest path problem', OPERATIONS RESEARCH LETTERS, 34 58-68 (2006) [C1]
2006Boland N, Dominguez-Marin P, Nickel S, Puerto J, 'Exact procedures for solving the discrete ordered median problem', COMPUTERS & OPERATIONS RESEARCH, 33 3270-3300 (2006) [C1]
2004Tran AV, Tucker RS, Boland NL, 'Amplifier placement methods for metropolitan WDM ring networks', JOURNAL OF LIGHTWAVE TECHNOLOGY, 22 2509-2522 (2004) [C1]
2004Boland N, Hamacher HW, Lenzen F, 'Minimizing beam-on time in cancer radiation treatment using multileaf collimators', NETWORKS, 43 226-240 (2004) [C1]
2004Boland N, Krishnamoorthy M, Ernst AT, Ebery J, 'Preprocessing and cutting for multiple allocation hub location problems', EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OPERATIONAL RESEARCH, 155 638-653 (2004) [C1]
2003Dumitrescu I, Boland N, 'Improved preprocessing, labeling and scaling algorithms for the weight-constrained shortest path problem', NETWORKS, 42 135-153 (2003) [C1]
2002Davey B, Boland N, Stuckey PJ, 'Efficient intelligent backtracking using linear programming', INFORMS JOURNAL ON COMPUTING, 14 373-386 (2002)
2001Boland N, Surendonk T, 'A column generation approach to delivery planning over time with inhomogeneous service providers and service interval constraints', ANNALS OF OPERATIONS RESEARCH, 108 143-156 (2001)
2000Boland NL, Clarke LW, Nemhauser GL, 'The asymmetric traveling salesman problem with replenishment arcs', EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OPERATIONAL RESEARCH, 123 408-427 (2000)
2000Neame P, Boland N, Ralph D, 'An outer approximate subdifferential method for piecewise affine optimization', MATHEMATICAL PROGRAMMING, 87 57-86 (2000)
2000Ebery J, Krishnamoorthy M, Ernst A, Boland N, 'The capacitated multiple allocation hub location problem: Formulations and algorithms', EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OPERATIONAL RESEARCH, 120 614-631 (2000)
1998Barnhart C, Boland NL, Clarke LW, Johnson EL, Nemhauser GL, Shenoi RG, 'Flight string models for aircraft fleeting and routing', TRANSPORTATION SCIENCE, 32 208-220 (1998)
1997Boland NL, 'A dual-active-set algorithm for positive semi-definite quadratic programming', MATHEMATICAL PROGRAMMING, 78 1-27 (1997)
1995BOLAND NL, ERNST AT, GOH CJ, MEES AI, 'OPTIMAL 2-COMMODITY FLOWS WITH NONLINEAR COST-FUNCTIONS', JOURNAL OF THE OPERATIONAL RESEARCH SOCIETY, 46 1192-1207 (1995)
1994BOLAND NL, ERNST AT, GOH CJ, MEES AI, 'A FASTER VERSION OF THE ASG ALGORITHM', APPLIED MATHEMATICS LETTERS, 7 23-27 (1994)
1992BOLAND N, GOH CJ, MEES AI, 'AN ALGORITHM FOR NONLINEAR NETWORK PROGRAMMING - IMPLEMENTATION, RESULTS AND COMPARISONS', JOURNAL OF THE OPERATIONAL RESEARCH SOCIETY, 43 979-992 (1992)
1991BOLAND N, GOH CJ, MEES AI, 'AN ALGORITHM FOR SOLVING QUADRATIC NETWORK FLOW PROBLEMS', APPLIED MATHEMATICS LETTERS, 4 61-64 (1991)
1990BOLAND N, MEES AI, 'NEW METHODS FOR MULTICOMMODITY FLOWS', COMPUTERS & MATHEMATICS WITH APPLICATIONS, 20 29-38 (1990)
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Conference (22 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2013Boland NL, McGowan B, Mendes A, Rigterink F, 'Modelling the Capacity of the Hunter Valley Coal Chain to Support Capacity Alignment of Maintenance Activities', MODSIM2013, Proceedings of the 20th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Adelaide, SA (2013) [E1]

Co-authors: Alexandre Mendes

2013Boland N, Ernst A, Kalinowski T, Rocha de Paula M, Savelsbergh M, Singh G, 'Time Aggregation for Network Design to Meet Time-Constrained Demand', MODSIM2013, 20th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Adelaide, SA (2013) [E1]
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: Hamish Waterer

2013Boland NL, Kaur S, 'A branch-and-bound algorithm for scheduling unit processing time arc shutdown jobs to maximize flow through a transshipment node over time', MODSIM2013, 20th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Adelaide, SA (2013) [E1]
2013Boland NL, Bunder R, Heathcote A, 'Picking Items for Experimental Sets: Measures of Similarity and Methods for Optimisation', MODSIM2013, 20th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Adelaide, SA (2013) [E1]

Co-authors: Andrew Heathcote

2013Bunder RP, Boland NL, Heathcote AJ, 'An integer programming approach to picking items for experimental sets', Proceedings of the 49th ANZIAM Conference, Newcastle, NSW (2013) [E3]

Co-authors: Andrew Heathcote

2013Boland NL, 'On the augmented Lagrangian dual for integer programming', Proceedings of the 49th ANZIAM Conference, Newcastle, NSW (2013) [E3]
2013Boland NL, Kaur S, Kalinowski T, Kapoor R, 'Scheduling unit processing time arc shutdown jobs to maximize network flow over time', Proceedings of the 49th ANZIAM Conference, Newcastle, NSW (2013) [E3]

Co-authors: Thomas Kalinowski

2013Boland NL, Reisi M, Savelsbergh M, 'Demand driven throughput assessment for Hunter Valley Coal Chain', Proceedings of the 49th ANZIAM Conference, Newcastle, NSW (2013) [E3]
2013Talebian M, Boland N, Savelsbergh M, 'Pricing to accelerate demand learning in dynamic assortment planning', Proceedings of the 49th ANZIAM Conference, Newcastle, NSW (2013) [E3]

Co-authors: Masoud Talebian

2013Charkhgard H, Savelsbergh M, Boland N, 'A new algorithm for solving bi-objective 0-1 integer programs', Proceedings of the 49th ANZIAM Conference, Newcastle, NSW (2013) [E3]
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: Hamish Waterer

2011Mendes ADS, Boland NL, 'Multi-objective optimisation of power restoration in electricity distribution systems', AI 2011: Advances in Artificial Intelligence 24th Australasian Joint Conference Perth, Australia, December 5-8, 2011 Proceedings, Perth, WA (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: Hamish Waterer

2011Boland NL, Gulczynski DJ, Jackson MP, Savelsbergh MWP, Tam MK, 'Improved stockyard management strategies for coal export terminals at Newcastle', Proceedings of the 19th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Perth, WA (2011) [E1]
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]
2010Mendes ADS, Boland NL, Guiney P, Riveros RC, '(N-1) contingency planning in radial distribution networks using genetic algorithms', 2010 IEEE/PES Transmission and Distribution. Proceedings, San Paulo, Brazil (2010) [E1]
2009Boland NL, 'Solving environmental problems with integer programming: Recent experience and challenges', The 18th World IMACS Congress and MODSIM09 International Congress on Modelling and Simulation: Proceedings, Cairns, QLD (2009) [E1]
2005Egudo R, Boland NL, Gan HS, 'A mathematical programming based decision support tool for force allocation', Proceedings of the 18th National Conference of the Australian Society for Operations Research, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia (2005) [E1]
2005Boland NL, Duane EJE, Gan HS, Helding M, 'Improving order picking efficiency through better warehouse design', Proceedings of the 18th National Conference of the Australian Society for Operations Research, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia (2005) [E1]
1992GOH CJ, BOLAND NL, MEES AI, 'AN ALGORITHM FOR SOLVING QUADRATIC COST NETWORK FLOW OPTIMIZATION PROBLEMS', OPTIMIZATION : TECHNIQUES AND APPLICATIONS, VOLS 1 AND 2, SINGAPORE, SINGAPORE (1992)
1992BOLAND NL, 'A DUAL-ACTIVE-SET ALGORITHM FOR POSITIVE SEMIDEFINITE QUADRATIC-PROGRAMMING', OPTIMIZATION : TECHNIQUES AND APPLICATIONS, VOLS 1 AND 2, SINGAPORE, SINGAPORE (1992)
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Report (2 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
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: Hamish Waterer

2013Boland N, Kalinowski T, Kaur S, 'Scheduling arc shut downs in a network to maximize flow over time with a bounded number of jobs per time period.' (2013)

Co-authors: Thomas Kalinowski

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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants17
Total funding$4,811,014

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2014 (3 grants)

Food & Beverage Supply Chain Optimisation Industrial Transformation Training Centre$2,119,872
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Martin Savelsbergh, Professor Natashia Boland, Doctor Costas Stathopoulos, Associate Professor Behnam Fahimnia, Professor John Bartholdi, Doctor John Golding, Doctor Simon Dunstall, Mrs Carlee McGowan, Mr Robert McMahon, Mr Robert Scoines, Mr Tim Norris
SchemeRole
Industrial Transformation Training CentresInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,119,87220142016
GNo:G1301004

Maintenance Optimisation in Rail Infrastructure Systems for Coal and Iron Ore Exports$560,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Martin Savelsbergh, Professor Natashia Boland, Doctor Thomas Kalinowski, Associate Professor Yangfeng Ouyang, Mr Chad Moffiet
SchemeRole
Linkage ProjectsInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$560,00020142017
GNo:G1301225

Decomposition and Duality: New Approaches to Integer and Stochastic Integer Programming$234,800
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Andrew Eberhard, Professor Natashia Boland, Professor Jeffrey Linderoth
SchemeRole
Discovery ProjectsChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$234,80020142016
GNo:G1301358

2013 (1 grants)

Integer Programming for Continuous Spaces$50,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Martin Savelsbergh, Professor Natashia Boland
SchemeRole
Near Miss GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$50,00020132013
GNo:G1300455

2012 (1 grants)

Generating shipping stem data for PWCS terminals: modelling, methodology and data generation$4,800
Funding Body: Port Waratah Coal Services Limited

Project Team
Professor Natashia Boland
SchemeRole
Research ProjectChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$4,80020122012
GNo:G1200596

2011 (2 grants)

Mathematics and Computing for Integrated Stockyard-centric Management of Mining Supply Chains$560,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Natashia Boland, Professor Peter Stuckey, Doctor Alexandre Mendes, Doctor Faramroze Engineer, Conjoint Professor Martin Savelsbergh, Dr Andreas Ernst, Doctor Thomas Kalinowski
SchemeRole
Linkage ProjectsChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$560,00020112014
GNo:G1000957

Mathematics and Computing for Integrated Stockyard-centric Management of Mining Supply Chains$130,000
Funding Body: Triple Point Australia

Project Team
Professor Natashia Boland, Professor Peter Stuckey, Doctor Alexandre Mendes, Doctor Faramroze Engineer, Conjoint Professor Martin Savelsbergh, Dr Andreas Ernst
SchemeRole
Linkage Projects Partner fundingChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$130,00020112014
GNo:G1001080

2010 (2 grants)

Mathematical Models and Algorithms for Optimizing the Design and Operations of Global Enterprise Logistics Networks$20,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Natashia Boland
SchemeRole
Near Miss GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$20,00020102010
GNo:G0900208

Optimal Switching Strategies to maintain Load Balancing in No-Failure/Minimum-Impact Outage Scenarios$20,000
Funding Body: Ausgrid

Project Team
Doctor Alexandre Mendes, Professor Natashia Boland
SchemeRole
Sponsorship AgreementInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$20,00020102010
GNo:G0900080

2009 (6 grants)

Methods and Software for efficiently solving the transportation crewing problem$336,681
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Natashia Boland
SchemeRole
Linkage ProjectsChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$336,68120092012
GNo:G0189529

Computer Assisted Research Mathematics and its Applications$267,361
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Laureate Professor Jon Borwein, Professor Natashia Boland, Associate Professor Brailey Sims, Professor George Willis
SchemeRole
Priority Research CentreInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$267,36120092012
GNo:G0189866

New Theory and Algorithms for Nonsmooth Optimization with Application to Integer Programming$249,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Natashia Boland, Laureate Professor Jon Borwein, Professor Andrew Eberhard
SchemeRole
Discovery ProjectsChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$249,00020092011
GNo:G0188718

Methods and Software for efficiently solving the transportation crewing problem$108,000
Funding Body: Constraint Technologies International

Project Team
Professor Natashia Boland
SchemeRole
Linkage Projects Partner fundingChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$108,00020092012
GNo:G0189677

Algorithms for optimisation of the export coal supply chain$30,000
Funding Body: Port Waratah Coal Services Limited

Project Team
Professor Natashia Boland
SchemeRole
Research Sponsorship ScholarshipChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$30,00020092011
GNo:G0190248

Optimizing the design of minigrid electricity networks$24,500
Funding Body: CSIRO - Energy Technology

Project Team
Professor Natashia Boland
SchemeRole
Postgraduate Research ScholarshipChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$24,50020092012
GNo:G0190511

2008 (2 grants)

Coal Chain modelling and optimization$66,000
Funding Body: Newcastle Innovation

Project Team
Professor Natashia Boland
SchemeRole
Administered ResearchChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$66,00020082008
GNo:G0189697

Algorithms for Integrated Airline Planning$30,000
Funding Body: Constraint Technologies International

Project Team
Professor Natashia Boland
SchemeRole
Research Sponsorship ScholarshipChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$30,00020082010
GNo:G0189269
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions7
Total current UoN PhD EFTSL3.2

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

Current Supervision

CommencedProposed
Completion
ProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
20142018PhD (Mathematics)Principal SupervisorMathematics and Computing for Integrated Stockyard-centric Management of Mining Supply Chains
20122016PhD (Mathematics)Co-SupervisorTheory and Algorithms for Multi-objective Integer Programming
20112015PhD (Mathematics)Principal SupervisorInteger Programming Theory, Analysis and Algorithms
20112015PhD (Mathematics)Co-SupervisorNew Theory and Algorithms for Interger Programming
20112015PhD (Mathematics)Co-SupervisorInteger Programming Heuristics
20102014PhD (Mathematics)Principal SupervisorOptimising Throughput in the Hunter Valley Coal Chain Using Integer Programming Techniques
20092013PhD (Mathematics)Principal SupervisorMIP Models for Scheduling the Operation of a Coal Loading Facility

Past Supervision

YearProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
2014PhD (Mathematics)Principal SupervisorMixed-Integer Quadratically-Constrained Programming, Piecewise-Linear Approximation and Error Analysis with Applications in Power Flow
2013PhD (Mathematics)Principal SupervisorIntegrated Aircraft Routing, Crew Pairing, and Tail Assignment
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Professor Natashia Boland

Work Phone(02) 4921 6717
Fax(02) 4921 6898
Email
PositionsProfessor
School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Faculty of Science and Information Technology
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Conjoint Professor
School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Faculty of Science and Information Technology
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaMathematics
Office
V211,
Mathematics Building,
Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan NSW 2308
Australia
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/natashia-boland