Principal researchers: Raúl Castro, Javier Vallejos.
Associated researchers: Maximiliano Alarcón, Sindy Lorena Burgos, Alejandro Ehrenfeld, Nelson Espejo, Enrique Jélvez, Diego Mancilla, Roberto Miranda, Gerson Morales, Nelson Morales, Consuelo Moreno, Pierre Nancel-Penard, Eleonora Widzyk-Capehart.
Postdoctorates: Nguyen Phu Mihn Yuong.
Ph.D students: Rodolfo Cabezas, Yesenia Marulanda, Nicolás Montecino.
M.Sc students: Francisca Arriagada, Marcos Barbosa, Marcos Gaete, Pía Iglesias, Javier Iriarte, Ernesto Labbé, Carlos Lobiano, Mireya Móvil, Gonzalo Nelis, Diego Olivares, Daniela Pollak, Álvaro Riquelme, Badih Rojas, Héctor Toro.
“Mine Planning and Design” is a R&D group within AMTC, which creates knowledge and transfers it to industry through the development of tools to support the design and planning of mining operations. Its areas of expertise span the fundamental modeling of phenomena, simulation using numerical and physical models, test and validation of these models up to the development of software and guides to aid the decision making in mine planning, design and operation.
Basal projects of this group